About the guides

These guides are for families of people with a learning disability and behaviour that challenges. They explain the rights of individuals and their families and include top tips, key points and signposting to useful resources.

The guides cover a number of topics, including:

  • understanding challenging behaviour
  • what good support looks like
  • what people need to know if their loved one is sent to an inpatient unit
  • how to plan a successful discharge back to the community.
 

Meeting The Challenge - guide 1

This guide is about understanding challenging behaviour and getting advice and support 

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Meeting The Challenge - guide 2

This guide is about what good support look like for adults with learning disabilities who display challenging behaviour

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Meeting The Challenge - guide 3

What if it is difficult to support my family member at home or in their current service?

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Meeting The Challenge - guide 4

My family member has been sent to an inpatient unit – what do I need to know?

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Meeting The Challenge - guide 5

I am worried my family member is getting poor care or being abused, what can I do?

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Meeting The Challenge - guide 6

How do we plan for a successful discharge for my family member?

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Meeting The Challenge - guide 7

How do my family member’s rights change as they become an adult? 

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