Guidelines to help staff understand what people with severe and profound learning disabilities are communicating, particularly in the context of decision making.
The guidelines include procedures for:
gathering information and considering the likely prefernces of a person with a learning disability
arranging a formal discussion with a person with a learning disability to discover their wishes, checking interpretations
The guide is suitable for use by people who live and work alongside people with severe and profound learning disabilities.
'..an informative and user friendly guide'
Lynne Westwood, Working with People who have a Learning Disability