This textbook provides a practice-focused case study based exploration of how the ideas of person-centeredness can be developed and incorporated in to everyday practice. This how-to guide supports person-centred care and reflects the challenges of implementing and pursuing this practice to make it a reality in healthcare. With clear and accessible guidance through the use of chapter overviews, key points, activities and web-based resources, this is an important book for anyone interested in developing a person-centred approach to care.
Students taking nursing, midwifery, and health and social care programmes will find this extremely valuable reading as they learn to develop person-centred practice, as will experienced practitioners seeking to deliver the very best care possible.
Dr Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Practice Development at Bournemouth University, UK. She focuses on research and its application to practice, practice development and change management.
1. Introducing Person-centred Care and Practice Development.- 2. Practice Development: a Person Centred Methodology.- 3. Person Centred Care.- 4. Integrating Patients into Practice Development Processes.- 5. Creating a Culture of Learning and Development.- 6. What Informs Practice Development?.- 7. Leadership and Practice Development.- 8. Practice Development and Change.- 9. Evaluating Practice Development.- 10. Maintaining a Culture of Person Centred Practice Development.- 11. Sharing the Outcomes of Person Centred Practice Development.- Endpoints