What is it about?
This is a report of a service improvement pilot project undertaken at an inpatient autism service for adults with intellectual disabilities and severe challenging behaviours.
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Why is it important?
It is important to listen to patients' views when they are in hospital. Sometimes it is difficult for staff to understand what people with intellectual disabilities are saying. This project tried to include the views of all the patients on an autism services ward. Some people were easier to understand than others but we managed to listen to everybody.
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This page is a summary of: Bringing ‘patient voice’ into psychological formulations of in-patients with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and severe challenging behaviours: report of a service improvement pilot, British Journal of Learning Disabilities, April 2013, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/bld.12026.
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