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89 Palliative Care and Intellectual Disability — Cross-Fertilisation
  1. David Olivera and
  2. Rachel Forrester-Jonesb
  1. a Kent Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
  2. b Tiard Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK

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Palliative care and the general care and support of people with intellectual disability (ID) have many aspects in common. These similarities provide the opportunity for the transfer of knowledge across patient groups. In this paper we will use recent research findings to discuss how, and in what ways, the disciplines can learn from each other regarding their common issues, …

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