Positive behavioural support for people with learning disabilities
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Positive behavioural support for people with learning disabilities

Pak Chiu Assistant psychologist, Oxleas Foundation Trust, London

Pak Chiu examines the introduction of individual support plans to help people who exhibit challenging behaviours acquire social and communication skills

This article describes the introduction of individualised support plans for people with learning disabilities who exhibit challenging behaviours. These positive behavioural support interventions, which comply with national and local guidelines, are designed to help front line staff and service providers manage aggression among service users by helping them to acquire a repertoire of social and communication skills.

Learning Disability Practice. 15, 4,31-35. doi: 10.7748/ldp2012.05.15.4.31.c9079

Correspondence

pak.chiu@oxleas.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review

Conflict of interest

None declared

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