Effective communication with people who have an intellectual disability disorder about their diabetes : a guide for health professionals

Marshall, Patricia, Gellie, Anthea, Tapim, Angelina, Lehmann, Jayne, Powell, Kaye, Baglot, Noela, Went, Ruth, and Rasalam, Roy (2020) Effective communication with people who have an intellectual disability disorder about their diabetes : a guide for health professionals. Report. National Diabetes Services Scheme, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

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Abstract

The purpose of this document is to provide practice recommendations to health professionals to better support people living with an IDD and diabetes, as well as their families, carers and support workers. This document provides information for health professionals to improve their understanding of the health care challenges and needs of individuals with an IDD and diabetes, particularly with respect to the communication of health care information. It also encourages all health professionals and their health service management to advocate for health organisations to consider and accommodate the needs of people with an IDD and diabetes, along with their families, carers and support workers.

Item ID: 67425
Item Type: Report (Report)
Keywords: diabetes; intellectual disability disorder; health professionals
Copyright Information: (C) National Diabetes Services Scheme
Date Deposited: 11 May 2021 02:22
FoR Codes: 32 BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL SCIENCES > 3202 Clinical sciences > 320208 Endocrinology @ 30%
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4206 Public health > 420602 Health equity @ 20%
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4203 Health services and systems > 420318 People with disability @ 50%
SEO Codes: 20 HEALTH > 2004 Public health (excl. specific population health) > 200403 Disability and functional capacity @ 40%
20 HEALTH > 2001 Clinical health > 200105 Treatment of human diseases and conditions @ 30%
20 HEALTH > 2003 Provision of health and support services > 200310 Primary care @ 30%
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