The text clearly covers the subjects of physical and mental handicap and is aimed at students on BTEC, City and Guilds and NVQ related courses. Theory is tested with activity based exercises and in-depth assignments suitable for a range of courses and NVQ levels I and 2. From definitions of disability to personal care, from employment issues to legislation the book forms a comprehensive resource for students in Caring. Key featues: theory and activity based learning combined; up-to-date on current legislation and practice; practical assignments; offers a positive view of disabled people. The author is a travel nurse, experienced social worker and BTEC moderator. The book is aimed at City and Guilds Family Community Care, City and Guilds Community Care, BTEC First Certificate, BTEC First Diploma students. The scope of the text also makes it suitable for elements of the BTEC National Scheme.