Understanding distress in people with severe communication difficulties : developing and assessing the Disability Distress Assessment Tool (DisDAT).

Claud Regnard, Bill Watson, Dorothy Matthews, Joanna Reynolds, Lynn Gibson, Charlotte Clarke

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Abstract

This study examined the use of an innovative tool designed to assess distress in adults with severe communication difficulties. The tool has influenced practice nationally and internationally and is cited within the good practice guidelines of MENCAP’s UK campaign “Death by Indifference”. The clinical team form an NHS Beacon site.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-292
JournalJournal of Intellectual Disability Research
Volume51
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2007

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