An exploratory study into support workers promoting the in/dependence of individuals living in supported housing
Cork, Stephanie Louise
Cardiff Metropolitan University
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This small scale research study will explore the role of support workers promoting the in/dependence of individuals with learning disabilities in supported housing. The research was carried out in the form of a systematic of peer reviewed literature available in the public domain. Four journal articles were analysed that consisted of qualitative research as it was believed most suitable for the topic question. Five topics within the chosen articles were explored further, these are substitute decision making, person centred planning, lack of choice and control, social inclusion and stigma & vulnerability. Findings resulted in positive and negative aspects of people with learning disabilities living independently and explores how support workers can impact the experience.
BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care
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