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Understanding Health and Social Care

An Introductory Reader (Published in association with The Open University)
  • 336 Pages
  • 0.90 MB
  • 8685 Downloads
  • English

Sage Publications Ltd
Community care, Health systems & services, Public health & preventive medicine, Public Health, Health Care Issues, Health & Fitness, Medical / Nursing, Medical, Social Work, Health Care Delivery, Social Science / Social Work, Social med
ContributionsMargaret Allott (Editor), Martin Robb (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8030287M
ISBN 100761956867
ISBN 139780761956860

New austerity measures have substantially changed the landscape for social and health care in the United Kingdom. Fully updated to reflect key developments under the New Labour and Coalition governments, this second edition of Understanding Health and Social Care provides an up-to-date guide to the increasingly important partnership between health and social care.

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Sowa. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of both health and social care in the UK. With health and social care increasingly asked to work in partnership, there is a need for textbooks written in a not too ‘uni-professional’ way to be able to respond fully to the joined-up problems.

Understanding Health and Social Care is a good overview of some of the issues that carers face in the US. It can also be applied to other countries as the issues are not that dissimilar.

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Everyday low /5(72). Martin Robb is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at The Open University.

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He is co-editor of Relating Experience: stories from health and social care (Routledge, ); Communication, Relationships and Care (Routledge, ); and Understanding Health and Social Care (SAGE, ), and has published articles and book chapters on a wide range of topics.

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Understanding health and social care (third edition) Book Description: This engaging and accessible text, now in its third edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to health. A common question directed at social care students and professionals alike is, ‘What do you do?’ Misconceptions abound and in many cases practitioners are not accorded the recognition or status they deserve, partly as a consequence of a limited understanding of what the term means This chapter explores the notion of social care by: 5.

To be sure, the book offers valuable insights for integrated care professionals, for two reasons. Firstly, the broad environmental understanding of health and social needs implies that integrated care should account for community services complementarily to medical care.

Get this from a library. Understanding health and social care. [Jon Glasby] -- As public spending cuts bite, joint work between health and social care is more important than ever before - but even harder to achieve.

This edition highlights key developments under both the New. The new edition of the best-selling reader Understanding Health and Social Care (previously edited by Maragraet Allot and Martin Robb) combines classic works with newly-commissioned material, offering readers unparalleled coverage of /5(42).

Health and social care services are changing – care is increasingly complex with new challenges including management of continuity of care, long term conditions, rehabilitation, dementia and end-of-life care.

Studying for a qualification with The Open University can open up career opportunities for you in this growing sector.

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This is the concise, accessible guide for students and practitioners who want a comprehensive introduction to health and social care. Engaging practical features, such as user-focused case studies and reflective exercises, promote understanding of theoretical and conceptual knowledge.

In turn, Author: Jon Glasby. 1 Understanding social care Kevin Lalor and Perry Share Overview There is a good chance you are reading this because you are planning to be, or already are, a social care practitioner. Yet for many in Irish society, even those entering the field themselves, the meaning of the term ‘social care’ is not Size: KB.

Understanding Health 4th Edition introduces students to all of the key health disciplines, examining public health, health promotion, social determinants of health and primary health care as a means of achieving greater fairness, social justice and health equity.

It provides an update of important new developments in determinants thinking and adds new material on /5(3). The Functionalist Approach. As conceived by Talcott Parsons (), Parsons, T. The social York, NY: Free Press. the functionalist perspective emphasizes that good health and effective medical care are essential for a society’s ability to function.

Ill health impairs our ability to perform our roles in society, and if too many people are unhealthy, society’s.

Understanding Health and Social Care, third edition 28 September, By Ibadete Fetahu ’This is a text that is aimed at students, frontline workers and policy makers, and would be appropriate for all health and social care professionals’.

Vicki is co-author of Critical Perspectives on Mental Health (Routledge, ) with John Hopton and had overall editorial responsibility for Understanding Social Work Practice in Mental Health.

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As public spending cuts bite, joint working between health and social care is more important than ever before - but even harder to achieve.

Following a series of high profile reforms and policy announcements, this substantially updated second edition highlights key developments under both the UK New Labour () and the Coalition governments (), focusing /5(8).

This is the concise, accessible guide for students and practitioners who want a comprehensive introduction to health and social care. Engaging practical features, such as user-focused case studies and reflective exercises, promote understanding of theoretical and conceptual knowledge.

Unit 01 Understand person-centred care Unit summary This unit is aimed at those working in a wide range of settings. It provides the learner with the knowledge required to understand how to work in a person-centred way. Understand person-centred approaches for care and support 2. Understand the importance of establishing consent [ ].

This work discusses a range of topics relevant to contemporary practice and how this sits within health and social care systems. The style of writing is to engage the reader in thoughtful application of information to their own practice and knowledge base.

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This book is a valuable tool for students and practitioners across the health and social care discipline, employing engaging case studies and reflective activities to support learning about interprofessional and interagency collaboration.questions in health care practice.

This book deals with quantitative approaches to investigating problems in health care, which require an understanding of some of the basic rules and principles of statistics.

Understanding research in health care requires appreciating both quali-tative and quantitative approaches to analysing data. Students of File Size: 59KB.This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview and critical analysis of children's social care in England following the introduction of Every Child Matters and the Children's Plan.

Up-to-date and accessible, the book examines the key issues surrounding child care policy, politics and legislation, and the implications they have.