Challenging behaviour: a guide for family carers on getting the right support for adults

Document type
Guidance
Corporate author(s)
Social Care Institute for Excellence (Great Britain)
Publisher
Social Care Institute for Excellence
Date of publication
1 March 2011
Series
At a glance; 37
Subject(s)
Mental health services, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This At a glance briefing is for family carers supporting an adult with severe learning disabilities and behaviour described as challenging. It will help them understand what to expect from local services. The briefing will help them understand what good support and services look like, to enable them to ask for the support they and their family need, and to work in partnership with the professionals who are involved. The way things are done will vary between different areas. There is information at the end about what to do and who to contact if there are concerns that a family’s needs are not being met.

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