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Title How to break bad news to people with intellectual disabilities : a guide for careers and professionals / Irene Tuffrey-Wijne ; foreword by Sheila Hollins.
Publication Info. London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013.

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-184) and index.
Contents Foreword / by professor Baroness Sheila Hollins -- Background -- Introduction -- Intellectual disabilities -- What is bad news? -- Breaking bad news : knowledge, skill, and guidelines so far -- Why we need new guidelines for breaking bad news -- Guidelines for breaking bad news -- Overview of the guidelines -- Component 1: building a foundation of knowledge -- Component 2: understanding -- Component 3: people -- Component 4: support -- Using the guidelines -- How can we break the knowledge down into chunks? -- When can we start building knowledge? -- Who can give chunks of knowledge? -- Who should be told? -- How much can someone with intellectual disabilities understand? -- Communicating with people with intellectual disabilities -- Can someone be harmed by receiving too much information? -- Sudden bad news -- What if people disagree about breaking bad news? -- Some further advice -- Examples of the model in practice -- Introduction to the examples -- Example a: Jeremy and Christine have cancer -- Example b: Ahmed and Carol have to move -- Example c: Moira, Ben, and Isabel's friend has dementia -- Appendices -- Appendix 1: Flow chart: a one-page overview -- Appendix 2: Ten guiding questions -- Appendix 3: The mental capacity act -- Appendix 4: Resources -- References.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject People with mental disabilities.
Interpersonal communication.
Bad news.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Related To Original 9781849052801 1849052808 (DLC) 2012014307
ISBN 9780857005830 (electronic bk.)
0857005839 (electronic bk.)
9781849052801 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1849052808 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # EBC1037294
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