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Foundations of Health and Social Care - Robert Adams

Foundations of Health and Social Care

Paperback Published: 20th July 2007
ISBN: 9781403998866
Number Of Pages: 568

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Foundations of Health and Social Care provides balanced coverage of both health and social care working practices, with contributions from a range of experts across these fields; offers advice on successful learning, and tailored 'Resource Files' to encourage understanding and reflection; and is filled with interactive study aids, including Learning Outcomes, Practice Studies, Activities, Review Questions and Further Reading.
Written specifically for the Foundation Degree, but applicable to all equivalent health and social care courses, this comprehensive text offers a hands-on introduction to the key theories and practice skills in health and social care. It will prove indispensable to students' studies and professional development.

List of Resource Files
List of Figures and Tables
Notes on Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Using this Book
Abbreviations Commonly Used
Meanings of Key Terms
Preparing to Learn
Introduction
Preparing to Learn
Managing Your Learning
Skills for Studying
Contexts for Practice
Contexts for Practice
Introduction
History and Development of Health and Social Care
Sociological Context for Health and Social Care
The Values Context for Health and Social Care
Physical Basis for Health and Well-being
Human Growth and Development
Knowledge for Practice
Knowledge for Practice
Introduction
Safeguarding Adults
Protecting Children
Risk Managemenat and Safe Practice
Managing Care in the Community
Working with Older People
Physical Disability and Sensory Loss
Learning Disability
Mental Illness and Mental Health
Children's Services
Drug Usage: Legislation and Administrations
Drugs, Alcohol, Tobacco and Food: Abuse, Dependence and Treatment
Working with Young Offenders
Nutrition
Hand Hygiene in Infection Prevention and Control
General Infection Prevention and Control
Promoting a Health Bladder and Bowel
Illnesses and Conditions: Signs and Symptons
Pain Management
Wound Management
Multi-disciplinary palliative Care: Caring for People who are Dying and Bereaved
Working with People
Working with People
Introduction
Processes of Work with People
Assessment
Planning
Implementation and Intervention
Review and Evaluation
Becoming a Reflective and Research Capable Practitioner
Becoming a Reflective and Research Capable Practitioner
Introduction
Reflective and Critical Practice
Research Perspectives in Health and Social Care
Quality Assurance of Practice
Approaches, Methods and Skills
Approaches, Methods and Skills
Introduction
Integrating Theory and Practice
Promoting Health and Well Being
Involving patients, Carers and People who use Services
Empowerment and Advocacy
Communicating Effectively
Cognitive Behavioural Work
Therapeutic Work
Systemic Work
Counselling and Advice-giving
Emergency, Crisis and Task-centred Work)
Roles and Tasks in Practice
Roles and Tasks in Practice
Introduction
Working in Teams and Partnerships
Multi-professional Work with Adults
Multi-professional Work with Children and Families
Occupational Therapy
Making Good Decisions
Illustrating Practice in Different Settings
Illustrative Practice in Different Settings
Introduction
Health and Social Care Work with Children
Health and Social Care Work with Adults
Residential and Day Care
Continuing Professional Development
Key Legislation
Addresses of Useful Contacts
Complementary Health Information
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9781403998866
ISBN-10: 1403998868
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 568
Published: 20th July 2007
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 19.2  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 1.14
Edition Number: 1

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