Understanding distress in people with severe communication difficulties : developing and assessing the Disability Distress Assessment Tool (DisDAT).

Regnard, Claud, Watson, Bill, Matthews, Dorothy, Reynolds, Joanna, Gibson, Lynn and Clarke, Charlotte (2007) Understanding distress in people with severe communication difficulties : developing and assessing the Disability Distress Assessment Tool (DisDAT). Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 51 (4). pp. 277-292. ISSN 0964-2633

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2788.2006.00875.x

Abstract

This study examined the use of an innovative tool designed to assess distress in adults with severe communication difficulties. The tool has influenced practice nationally and internationally and is cited within the good practice guidelines of MENCAP’s UK campaign “Death by Indifference”. The clinical team form an NHS Beacon site.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C800 Psychology
L300 Sociology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Healthcare
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 20 May 2008 14:17
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:44
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/2641

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