What is Mansell report?

What is Mansell report?

Professor Jim Mansell published Services for people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour or mental health needs as good practice guidance for commissioners purchasing services. The original report was published in 1993 and later revised and superseded by the 2007 version.

What is challenging Behaviour in learning disability?

Challenging behaviour can include tantrums, hitting or kicking other people, throwing things or self-harming. Behaviour is challenging if it is harmful to the person and others around them, and if it stops the person achieving things in their daily life, such as making friends or concentrating at school.

What does the term challenging Behaviour mean?

A person’s behaviour can be defined as “challenging” if it puts them or those around them (such as their carer) at risk, or leads to a poorer quality of life. It can also impact their ability to join in everyday activities. Challenging behaviour can include: aggression. self-harm.

Why do we use the term challenging Behaviour?

The intention of the term ‘challenging behaviour’ was to prevent the phrase being used as a diagnosis and to stop people feeling that they needed to ‘fix’ the person, so that they would instead concentrate on ‘fixing’ the environment.

What is the transforming care agenda?

The Transforming Care programme aims to improve the lives of children, young people and adults with a learning disability and/or autism who display behaviours that challenge, including those with a mental health condition.

What is death by indifference?

Introduction. In March 2007, Mencap published Death by indifference, which reported the appalling deaths of six people with a learning disability – deaths that the six families involved and Mencap believe were the result of failings in the NHS.

What are the three types of behaviour that can be presented?

Three fundamental types of behaviour can be distinguished: the purely practical, the theoretical-practical, and the purely theoretical.

What is challenging behaviour now called?

Challenging behaviour, also known as behaviours which challenge, is defined as “culturally abnormal behaviour(s) of such intensity, frequency or duration that the physical safety of the person or others is placed in serious jeopardy, or behaviour which is likely to seriously limit or deny access to the use of ordinary …

What is the Winterbourne report?

The report sets out the governments final response to the events at Winterbourne View hospital. It sets out a programme of action to transform services for people with learning disabilities or autism and mental health conditions or behaviours described as challenging.

What is a Cetr meeting?

A Care, Education & Treatment Review (CETR) is a meeting about a child or young person who has a learning disability and/or autism and who is either at-risk of being admitted to, or is currently detained in, an in-patient (psychiatric) service.

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