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Severe learning disabilities resources and services

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Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities: improving services

This film for social care staff and managers looks at how services can be improved for people with behaviours that challenge. It explores a key factor to avoiding or reducing the challenging behaviour of people with learning disabilities; the people who support them need to provide better communication.

Personalisation for someone with a learning disability

Part of Personalisation

This film for health and social commissioners and staff introduces a young woman who has Angelman Syndrome and lives with her family in a rural setting. Personal budgets have made a big difference to her life allowing the family to function better and preventing her from going into residential care.

Mental Capacity Act: Making 'best interests' decisions

Part of Mental Capacity Act (MCA)

Short training video drama for care staff in a residential school depicting scenes between a young man with severe learning disabilities, and his key worker and social worker. It introduces the principles of the Mental Capacity Act and emphasises the importance of consultation in best interests' decision-making.

Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities: independent living

This film for social care managers and staff shows how services and families can work together to improve the lives of people with behaviour that challenges. The film illustrates that, with good support, people with challenging behaviour and severe learning disabilities can enjoy independent, fulfilling lives.

Supporting carers: the social worker

This film for social workers and carers focuses on social worker Nicola. She introduces us to Caroline, who cares for her autistic, severely learning disabled son. Nicola demonstrates how considering the needs of both the service user and the carer can have a positive impact on the whole family.

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