Diabetes Care & Support of People with Intellectual Disability or Acquired Brain Injury Manual and Resources.

Price: $279.00 (inc.GST)

158 page colour manual and resources designed to support high quality diabetes care provided by disability organisations and their support or care workers. This resource is also of interest to Credentialled Diabetes Educators, Diabetes Educators, Practice Nurses providing diabetes information within general practice, Registered and Enrolled Nurses, allied health professionals.

The information is written in a format that is easy to read. Specialised content is explained at the consumer level. A range of icons used throughout the manual highlights the sharing of a diabetes care tip and resource that has been designed for the specific needs of people with a disability. These can be printed directly from the pdf for use with individual clients with diabetes. References are also provided and some case studies to illustrate the information.

A range of resources are also provided in the Manual. Each resource has information on how it is to be used as well as a range of codes indicating who they are suitable for and how they are able to be used.

Resources include:

  • Checklist for starting insulin in someone with type 2 diabetes
  • Yearly diabetes health check chart
  • Health professional feedback form
  • A range of blood glucose monitoring charts
  • Low literacy blood glucose monitoring chart for clients
  • Diabetes Health/Care plans
  • Hypoglycaemia management chart (including PEG feed treatment)
  • Newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes post hospitalisation checklist
  • Newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes checklist
  • Low literacy education handouts
  • Check, Think and Act resource to understand what the blood glucose levels mean and how actions can be made to get back to targets.

Copyright: It is a condition inherent in the purchasing of the manual that you agree to the limited copyright agreement for this publication. The payment for the resource allows it to be used by an individual clinician in the course of their work e.g. diabetes educator, Credentialled Diabetes Educator, nurse, allied health professional. Where it is a disability organisation purchasing the manual, it is the expectation that a separate copy will be purchased for each community house in which it will be used to support a person with diabetes. Subsequent copies of the Manual can be purchased at the reduced fee of $200 (inclusive of GST) per additional copy.