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.c9079Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer reviewConflict of interest