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Bereavement and mentally handicapped people

Maureen Oswin

Bereavement and mentally handicapped people

a discussion paper

by Maureen Oswin

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Published by King"s Fund Centre in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Maureen Oswin.
SeriesKF report -- KFC81/234
ContributionsKing"s Fund Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination18 leaves ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13951620M

Bereavement is the state of loss when someone close to an individual has died. The death of a loved one is one of the greatest sorrows that can occur in one's life. People's responses to grief. Bereavement and mentally handicapped people. Kitching, N. (), Helping people with mental handicaps cope with bereavement: A case study with discussion, Journal of the British Institute of Mental Handicap (APEX), Volume 15 (2), pp. 60–63, June Kloeppel, D.A. & Hollins, S. ().

What is bereavement? Bereavement is the experience of losing someone important to us. It is characterised by grief, which is the process and the range of emotions we go through as we gradually adjust to the loss. Losing someone important to us can be emotionally devastating - whether that be a partner, family member, friend or pet. People with autism may share the common responses to death and bereavement such as denial, anger and despair. The grieving process of people with autism may be profoundly affected by their disabilities. Skilled support is an important factor in helping individuals move through their grief.

Dealing with a bereavement. Here is some useful information on dealing with a loss, including resources about how to discuss death with a person with a learning disability. This is a place for parents, family and carers of people with a learning disability to share experiences, advice and support. Contact the helpline Go to the online. People with learning disabilities are some of the most marginalised groups in society. Many of the million people with learning difficulties in the UK have to cope with death, dying and bereavement without being fully informed about what is going on. They also face particular barriers if they come to need end of life care and support.


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