Inclusion in primary care for people with intellectual disabilities: gaining the perspective of service user and supporting social care staff.

@article{Jones2008InclusionIP,
  title={Inclusion in primary care for people with intellectual disabilities: gaining the perspective of service user and supporting social care staff.},
  author={Martyn C. Jones and Ella McLafferty and Robert M Walley and J. F. Toland and N. Duane Melson},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disabilities : JOID},
  year={2008},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={93-109}
}
The aim of this study was to gain service user and social care staff perspectives on the barriers facing people with intellectual disabilities when accessing primary healthcare. A qualitative mixed methods semi-structured approach involved the use of focus groups and individual interviews within the service users' homes. A purposive sampling strategy identified people using primary healthcare in the last 6 months (N = 6) with support from social care staff (N = 19). Three emergent themes were… CONTINUE READING