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A Handbook for Interprofessional Practice in the Human Services: Learning to Work Together

A Handbook for Interprofessional Practice in the Human Services: Learning to Work Together

By: Brian Littlechild (editor), Roger Smith (editor)Paperback

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A Handbook for Inter-professional Practice in the Human Services: Learning to Work Together is an essential text for all students of inter-professional education, and for practitioners looking to understand and develop better inter-agency working. With an emphasis on working collaboratively with fellow professionals, service users and the community, and developing an holistic approach to working, this is an essential resource for anyone studying on courses in social work, nursing, education, health, medicine, social policy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and dentistry, and for all those with an interest in the human services.

About Author

Professor Brian Littlechild, University of Hertfordshire.Professor Roger Smith, De Montfort University.


Brief contents ContributorsAuthor acknowledgementsPublisher's acknowledgements INTRODUCTION Part One KEY ISSUES IN INTERPROFESSIONAL AND INTERAGENCY WORKING IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE 1 Working together: why it's important and why it's difficult2 The drivers and dynamics of interprofessional working in policy and practice3 Change and challenge in interprofessional education4 Keeping interprofessional practice honest: fads and critical reflections5 Working in partnership to develop local arrangements for interagency and interprofessional services: a case study6 Information-sharing agreements between agencies and professionals: making use of law, policy and professional codes Part Two INTERPROFESSIONAL AND INTERAGENCY WORKING WITH DIFFERENT SERVICE-USER GROUPS 7 Mental health8 Learning disabilities9 Safeguarding and child protection10 Children in need and looked-after children11 Older people12 End of life care13 Rehabilitation and disabled peoplePart Three INTERPROFESSIONAL AND INTERAGENCY WORKING: SERVICE USERS, CARERS AND DIFFERENT PROFESSIONAL GROUPS 14 Service user issues: rights, needs and expectations15 Member of the team? Carers experience of interprofessional working, key issues in current policy and practice16 The barriers presented by power, control and agency agendas on carer participation in interprofessional working: promoting inclusionary practice17 Teachers and education18 Doctors and medicine 19 Occupational therapists20 Social workers21 Physiotherapists22 Nurses23 Pharmacists24 DentistsIndex

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781408224403
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781408224403
  • weight: 676
  • ISBN10: 1408224402

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