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Changing Practice in Health and Social Care : Published in Association With the Open University - Celia Davies

Changing Practice in Health and Social Care

Published in Association With the Open University

By: Celia Davies (Editor), Linda Finlay (Editor), Anne Bullman (Editor)

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Published: 29th December 1999
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Designed to lay sound foundations for continuing professional development in a world of rapid change, this Reader draws together key articles exploring the recent challenges facing professionals across the spectrum of health and social care. Topics examined include: accountability to service users, funders and communities; the skills needed for teamwork and collaboration; and ethical dilemmas of working in conditions of resource constraint, and engaging in questions of quality and performance review. The chapters reflect the similarities and differences between the NHS and social services.

This a set book for the Open University course K302 Critical Practice in Health and Social Care.

`This is an ambitious book attemping to be relevant to a wide range of professionals in the health and welfare fields and to move from the macro policy context for change to the micro concerns of individual professional client relationships... There is much that will be of use and/or interest to both practitioners and researchers alike' - Social Policy

Introduction
Contextualising: Working With Changing Structures
Introduction
Reshaping Welfare
Voices from the Debate
The Public Administration Model of Welfare Delivery
Why Change Policy? Community Care in 1990
Changes in Maternity Policy - Who, What and Why?
Knights, Knaves or Pawns? Human Behaviour and Social Policy
Connecting: Theory, Values and Practice
Theory and Practice in Health and Social Care
Applying Reflective Practice
Reflection and Reflective Practice
Requirements of a Caregiver
The Virtuous Therapist
Social Work Values
Anti-Oppressive Theory and Practice in Social Work
Working with Diversity
Beyond the Factfile
Collaborating: Shifting Boundaries, Changing Practice
Keys to Collaboration
Safe Haven and Battleground
Collaboration and Conflict within the Treatment Team
Structure and Meaning in Multidisciplinary Teamwork
A Split in the Mirror
Using Psychotherapeutic Concepts to Understand Team Conflict
Dropping 'E's
The Missing Link in Quality Assurance for Disabled People
Quality in Personal Social Services
The Developing Role of User Involvement in the UK
Coping: With Challenges and Constraints
Not Such an Ordinary Relationship
The Role of Women Support Staff in Relation to Men with Learning Disabilities Who Have Difficult Sexual Behaviour
Care Costs
Towards a Critical Understanding of Care
Confidentiality, Accountability and the Boundaries of Client-Worker Relationships
Obstacles to Medical Audit
British Doctors Speak
The Accreditation Experience
Resettlement of People with Severe Learning Difficulties
Juggling and Dealing
The Creative Work of Care Package Purchasing
Instruments of Government? Voluntary Sector Boards in a Changing Public Policy Environment
Constructing: Professional Identities
Seeing Anew
Understanding Professional Practice as Artistry
The End of Professionalism
Professionalism and Health Care
Social Work and Professionalisation
A Legacy of Ambivalence
Nurses Taking on Junior Doctors' Work
A Confusion of Accountability
Looking for New Codes in the Field of Predictive Medicine
Care and the Transformation of Professionalism
Creating: A Better Future?
From Private Choice to Public Trust
A New Social Basis for Welfare
User Voice, Interprofessionalism and Postmodernity
Handling the Wicked Issues
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ISBN: 9780761964964
ISBN-10: 0761964967
Series: Published in Association With the Open University
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 29th December 1999
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.73