The impact of moving home to the identity of people with learning disabilities

Karavella, Margarita (2013). The impact of moving home to the identity of people with learning disabilities. (Unpublished Doctoral thesis, City University London)

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Abstract

The goal of the following portfolio is to explore the experience of people with learning disabilities when moving from the family home to a care home, as well as, to understand the impact that this change has on the identity of this population. This is the focus of the research presented. Furthermore, this portfolio includes a case study and a critical literature review. The case study p resents counselling work carried out with a client with learning disabilities deciding to move from her family home. The critical literature review aims to explore and present approaches and tools that are employed in bereavement counselling for people with learning disabilities and to critically evaluate current literature on approaches used in bereavement counselling for this population.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: School of Social Sciences > Department of Psychology
City University London PhD theses
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/2724

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