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Meeting the psychological needs of people with learning/intellectual disabilities, and their families and staff

18 May 2020

People with learning/intellectual disabilities in the UK are experiencing the Covid-19 pandemic in different ways. Their responses will vary across time as the situation continues to unfold.

This document provides guidance on how to address the psychological needs of people with learning/intellectual disabilities, as well as the needs of their families and associated care staff.

Produced by members of the DCP Faculty for People with Intellectual Disabilities the document highlights:

  • potential Protective Factors
  • possible¬†Precipitating¬†and Maintaining Factors
  • recommended Psychological Interventions/Actions
  • key issues for any future Recovery/Transformation Phase

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