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Political & Sociological Perspectives
Social Policy by
This book offers a broad introduction to current developments in social policy and welfare to provide a comprehensive, readable and thought-provoking introductory in to UK social policy.
Understanding Health and Social Care by
A comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of both health and social care, with chapters on the origins of community health and social care; current services; partnership working; direct payments; independent living; anti-discriminatory practice; user involvement; and support for carers.
The Sociology of Health and Illness by
The third edition integrates fresh insights from the current literature with the core tenets of traditional medical sociology, providing students with a thorough grounding in the sociology of health and illness.
Person Centred Care
Practice Development Workbook by
Develop and improve your nursing, health or social care practice with this wide-ranging selection of activities, tools and resources covering vital aspects of practice development.
Person-Centered Communication with Older Adults by
The book highlights the interpersonal communication gap and forecasts how communications-oriented technological advances might improve quality of life for 21st century older adults and the providers who serve them.
Advanced Safeguarding Adults and Children
The Story of Baby P by
The Story of Baby P goes in depth into what really happened with Connelly's care and examines the damaging consequences that the media's treatment of his case has had on those who work to protect children.
Safeguarding and Child Protection by
Safeguarding children and young people will provide you with essential information to ensure high standards for child protection across early years settings, schools and play provision. The book covers key legislation and guidance, with clear implications for practice.
Safeguarding Adults and the Law by
The safeguarding of vulnerable adults continues to increase in importance. Safeguarding Adults and the Law, now in its second edition, sets this complex area of work within an extensive legal framework and provides many useful pointers for practitioners and students.
Safeguarding Older People from Abuse by
The abuse of older people in health and social care facilities is increasingly recognized as a serious problem. Safeguarding Older People from Abuse illustrates the ways in which ageism, lack of resources, target-driven policy, and organizational cultures of blame and scapegoating facilitate elder abuse.
Effective Safeguarding for Children and Young People by
Explores the impact of the 2011 Munro Review on child protection in the UK, and examines topics such as whether local safeguarding boards provide adequate scrutiny to ensure child safety, how early help at the local level might reduce the number of children reaching critical stages, and whether deregulation can provide better outcomes for the most vulnerable.
Critical care nurse
Publishes practical, clinically relevant manuscripts describing care of critically ill patients & their families. Provides information concerning the bedside care of critically & acutely ill patients.
Health and social care in the community
Aims at a multidisciplinary approach recognizing the common ground between health and social care in the community.
Journal of integrated care
Facilitates the evidence-based integration of health, social care and other community services in order to benefit service users and patients, and transcend traditional service and professional boundaries.
Journal of Social Work in End-Of-Life & Palliative Care.
Explores issues crucial to caring for terminally ill patients & their families.
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SHU Study Skills
Sheffield Hallam University resources to help you develop your academic, personal and professional skills.