Rights, Risks and Responsibilities: Interprofessional Working in Health and Social Care

Rights, Risks and Responsibilities: Interprofessional Working in Health and Social Care

By: Hilary Bungay (author), Georgina Koubel (author)Paperback

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Taking an interprofessional focus to reflect modern practice, this book introduces the complexity of balancing rights and risks. It helps readers to understand and evaluate their own values, knowledge and power in order to provide safer, more effective care for those they work with, including vulnerable adults and children.

About Author

GEORGINA KOUBEL Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. Following several years undertaking generic social work in London, she moved to Kent where she has specialised in developing her interest in the area of Adult Services. In addition to working as a care manager, Georgina has been a practice teacher, and an Adult Services training manager/consultant, developing new training programmes for practitioners in Kent Adult Social Services. Since taking up the role of Senior Lecturer in 2003, she has built on her experience within interprofessional education, currently taking on the lead for the Post Qualifying Specialist Social Work pathway for practitioners in Adult Services. She has particular interests and expertise in the areas of adult safeguarding, equalities and diversity, disability discourses and person-centred approaches to working with vulnerable adults and their networks. HILARY BUNGAY, PhD Senior Lecturer in Radiography, with a part-time secondment as a Senior Research Fellow at the Sidney de Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. Her research interests are diverse and include the health of older people, the potential role of the arts in health and wellbeing, and the organisation of cancer services. Hilary has also conducted research into the role of personal tutors in supporting student. Her Publications include The Challenge of Person-centred Care: an Interprofessional Perspective (2008), co-edited with Georgina Koubel.


Introduction.- PART I: CRITICAL CONCEPTS.- Constructing Risk and Responsibilities in an Age of Uncertainty; A.Adams.- Rights and Responsibilities; P.Ellis.- Managing Risk in a Complex Society; C.Yardley & G.Koubel.- Risk v. Benefit: Understanding the Individual's Decision-making Process; H.Bungay.- PART II: CONCEPTS INTO PRACTICE.- Working with People with Profound and Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities; C.Bernal & A.Nazarjuk.- Working with Problem Drinkers and Drug Users; B.Cecil.- Taking Relationships into Account in Mental Health Care; J.Melville-Wiseman.- Managing Risk and Interprofessional Responsibilities in Safeguarding Children; C.Yardley & J.Greaves.- Health and Social Care in the Community: Wellbeing, Independence, Risk, Rights and Vulnerablity; J.Arnott & G.Koubel.- PARTIII: CHALLENGES FOR PROFESSIONALS.- Responsibilities and Accountabilities in Interprofessional Working; H.Colyer.- Critical Reflection in Balancing Rights, Risks and Responsibilities; G.Koubel.- Conclusion; G.Koubel

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780230282889
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9780230282889
  • weight: 361
  • ISBN10: 0230282881

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