Download Health promotion for people with intellectual and by Laurence Taggart PDF

By Laurence Taggart

"People with studying disabilities are stricken by considerably extra illnesses than the overall inhabitants and are more likely to have major health and wellbeing dangers. but proof indicates they aren't receiving an identical point of health and wellbeing schooling and healthiness promoting possibilities as different participants of society. This interdisciplinary booklet is aimed toward expanding expert information of the significance of health Read more...


individuals with studying disabilities are tormented by considerably extra illnesses than the final inhabitants and are more likely to have major future health hazards. This e-book goals at Read more...

Show description

Read or Download Health promotion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities PDF

Similar public health books

History of Medicine: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Opposed to the backdrop of extraordinary main issue for the way forward for healthiness care, this Very brief advent surveys the historical past of drugs from classical occasions, in the course of the scholastic medieval culture and the Enlightenment to the current day.

Taking a thematic instead of strictly chronological technique, W. F. Bynum, explores the main turning issues within the heritage of Western medicine-such because the first surgeries, the arrival of hospitals, the creation of anesthesia, X-Rays, vaccinations, and plenty of different concepts, in addition to the increase of experimental drugs. The e-book additionally explores Western medicine's encounters with chinese language and Indian drugs, in addition to nontraditional remedies equivalent to homeopathy, chiropractic, and different replacement medicinal drugs. overlaying an enormous volume of data, this Very brief creation sheds new mild on medicine's prior, whereas even as enticing with modern matters, discoveries, and controversies, similar to the spiraling charges of well-being care, loss of medical health insurance for hundreds of thousands, step forward remedies, and lots more and plenty extra. For readers who desire to comprehend the how we've arrived at our present country of clinical perform and data, this ebook is vital studying.

Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

Necessities of Toxicology for health and wellbeing safeguard is perfect as either a path ebook for college students and a guide for box pros occupied with responding to chemical incidents and native environmental issues. Produced by way of overall healthiness safeguard England, it bargains a finished and dependent method of facing toxicological difficulties world wide.

August Hauptmann (1607–1674): Zu Leben, Werk und Wirkung eines Dresdner Arztalchemikers

Die insbesondere an Wissenschaftshistoriker gerichtete Studie widmet sich Leben, Werk und Wirkung des Dresdner Arztalchemikers August Hauptmann (1607-1674). Sie vermag nicht nur Einblicke in Hauptmanns persönliches Umfeld zu geben, sondern auch neue Erkenntnisse über sein Studium der Rechte und der Medizin, über seine Tätigkeiten als praktischer Arzt, Unternehmer und Alchemiker am Hofe des sächsischen Kurfürsten Johann Georgs II.

Additional resources for Health promotion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Sample text

Org). , Sisirak, J. and Heller, T. (2010a) Health Matters: Establishing Sustainable Exercise and Nutrition Health Promotion Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilities. Philadelphia, PA: Brookes Publishing. , Sisirak, J. and Heller, T. (2010b) Health Matters: Exercise and Nutrition Health Education Curriculum for Adults with Developmental Disabilities. Philadelphia, PA: Brookes Publishing. , Medlen, J. and Magallanes, E. (2012) Peer to Peer HealthMessages Program: Becoming a Healthy Lifestyle Coach.

London: Public Health England. , Verschuure, H. and Kemme, H. (2001) Prevalence of visual and hearing impairment in a Dutch institutionalized population with intellectual disability. Journal of ­Intellectual Disability Research, 45(5): 457–64. , Koot, H. and Kooijman, A. (2009) Does visual impairment lead to additional ­disability in adults with intellectual disabilities? Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 53(1): 19–28. P. A. (2012) Frailty and disability in older adults with intellectual disabilities: results from the Healthy Ageing and Intellectual Disability Study.

Programmatic and physical barriers Many people with intellectual disabilities face obstacles to obtaining basic health care and health promotion and disease prevention services, and are thus especially vulnerable to the programmatic inadequacies of the healthcare system. Such barriers may include inflexible appointments that fail to accommodate transportation difficulties and the time needed to communicate with people who have complex needs; underinsured or no health insurance coverage; geographic unavailability of health services; lack of personal assistance, inaccessible washrooms, lack of accessible signage regarding entrances; physically inaccessible equipment; and a lack of transportation to community-based fitness and nutrition programmes.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.65 of 5 – based on 34 votes