Understanding Health and Social Care

Understanding Health and Social Care : An Introductory Reader

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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 the key issues in health and social care. The breadth of material encompasses voices of service users, professional and lay carers, as well as academics and researchers.

This Second Edition is organised into four new sections, each with a part introduction pulling together the main themes:

- People focuses on those who use and provide health and social care services.

- Places looks at where care is given

- Approaches considers different ways through which care takes places

- Ideas focuses on the ideas and policies that underpin care provision

Full of real practice scenarios and examples, the book successfully makes the links between theory and practice, and will be an essential resource for all students studying at undergraduate level across the wide spectrum of health and social care.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 170 x 240 x 18mm | 519.99g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1847870813
  • 9781847870810
  • 74,702

Table of contents

Anthology - Ken Blakemore and Joanna Bornat
'Kate': The Constant Rediscovery of a Poem - Joanna Bornat
Racist Abuse Ruined My Life - Rosie Purves
Portering - Polly Toynbee
The Insider-Researcher - Howard Mitchell
Carers and Professionals: The Carer's Viewpoint - Annie Bibbings
Women and Men Talking about Poverty - Sue Yeandle et al
Users' Experiences of Direct Payments - Tim Stainton and Steve Boyce
Anthology - Dorothy Atkinson and Sheila Peace
The Family Life of Old People - Peter Townsend
Estates - Lynsey Hanley
Independent Living, Politics and Policy in the United Kingdom - Colin Barnes
A Social-Model Account
Losing Your Home - Alison Norman
Total Institutions - K Jones and A J Fowles
Bedroom Abuse - Geraldine Lee-Treweek
The Internet in Everyday Life - Maria Bakardjieva
Anthology - Joanna Bornat
Body Care and Learning to Do for Others - Jocalyn Lawler
Procedures and the Professional - Rebecca Lawton and Dianne Parker
The Case of the British NHS
Patient Safety and Quality of Care - Hugh P Mckenna, Felicity Hasson and Sinead Keeney
The Role of the Health-Care Assistant
Working on the Front Line - Ellen Allandale
Risk Culture and Nursing in the NHS
How the Internet Affects Patients' Experience of Cancer - Sue Ziebland et al
Patients' Experiences of Accessing Their Online Electronic Patient Records in Primary Care - Cecilia Pyper et al
Positive Action - Vijay K P Patel
Anthology - Julia Johnson and Andy Northedge
An Introduction to the Beveridge Report - J Jacobs
From Care to Citizenship? - Jan Walmsley
Ethics and Evidence-Based Medicine - Ian Kerridge, Michael Lowe and David Henry
The New Right - Vic George and Paul Wilding
The Slow Birth of New Labour Britain - David Coates
Who Cares in England and Wales? The Positive Care Law - Mary Shaw and Danny Dorling
The Health and Welfare Legacy - Howard Glennerster
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