1. Introduction, Steven Carnaby, Westminster Learning Disability Partnership and Tizard Centre, University of Kent at Canterbury; and Paul Cambridge, Tizard Centre, University of Kent at Canterbury. PART 1 The Context of Intimate and Personal Care Provision. 2. Staff Attitudes and Perspectives, Steven Carnaby and Paul Cambridge. 3. Race, Ethnicity and Culture - Providing Intimate and Personal Care within a `Person-Centred Approach', Robina Shah, Stockport Acute NHS Trust. 4. Sexuality and Intimate and Personal Care, Michelle McCarthy, Tizard Centre, University of Kent at Canterbury, and Paul Cambridge. 5. Health and Hygiene, Paul Wheeler and Neil James, University of Glamorgan. 6. Developing Policies, Procedures and Guidelines for Intimate and Personal Care in Services for People with Learning Disabilities, Paul Cambridge. PART 2 Developing Best Practice in Intimate and Personal Care with People with Learning Disabilities. 7. Multi-disciplinary Working and Care Coordination, Paul Cambridge and Steven Carnaby. 8. Adults with Mild Learning Disabilities - Promoting Independence, Neil James and Paul Wheeler. 9. Adults with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities - Supporting Planned Dependence, Steven Carnaby. 10. Children and Young People with Learning Disabilities: Developing Good Practice in Intimate and Personal Care Provision, Steven Carnaby and Angela Mallett, Shepherd School, Nottingham. 11. Providing Care for Older People with Learning Disabilities, Eleni Hatzidimitriadou, University of Kent at Canterbury, and Alisoun Milne, Tizard Centre, University of Kent at Canterbury. 12. Developing Best Practice in Intimate and Personal Care for People with Learning Disabilities, Steven Carnaby and Paul Cambridge. Appendix 1: Staff Structured Interview - Supporting Adults. Appendix 2: Staff Questionnaire - Supporting Children. Appendix 3: Individual Client Record. Appendix 4: Sandwich-making Activity. Appendix 5: Tooth Cleaning Teaching Programme. Subject Index. Author Index. The Contributors.
Michelle McCarthy is a lecturer in Learning Disability at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent. She was a founder member of the Sex Education Team (Horizon NHS Trust), and has worked and written on sexuality issues for women with learning disabilities for many years. Dr Robina Shah, MBE DL JP FRCGP (Hon) is a psychologist and academic. She has been actively involved in health and social care policy and strategy, at national and regional level for over 25 years. Robina is also the author of numerous publications and has achieved national and international recognition for her published work. She is the National Director of Strategy and Policy on Carers for Frenkel Topping Ltd .as well as the Academic Lead for Patient and Public Involvement at Manchester University Medical School where she is also co-lead for compassionate care. Robina is a member of the Governments Standing Commission on Carers and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners. Robina is also an independent member of the Ministerial Cross Government Hate Crime Advisory Group.