Changing Practice in Health and Social Care / Edition 1

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Overview

Designed to lay sound foundations for continuing professional development in a world of rapid change, this Reader draws together key articles exploring the recent challenges facing professionals across the spectrum of health and social care. Topics examined include: accountability to service users, funders and communities; the skills needed for teamwork and collaboration; and ethical dilemmas of working in conditions of resource constraint, and engaging in questions of quality and performance review. The chapters reflect the similarities and differences between the NHS and social services.

This a set book for the Open University course K302 Critical Practice in Health and Social Care.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: CONTEXTUALISING: WORKING WITH CHANGING STRUCTURES
Introduction
Reshaping Welfare - L J C Jones
Voices from the Debate
The Public Administration Model of Welfare Delivery - T Butcher
Why Change Policy? Community Care in 1990 - J Lewis and H Glennerster
Changes in Maternity Policy - Who, What and Why? - F Brooks
Knights, Knaves or Pawns? Human Behaviour and Social Policy - J Le Grand
PART TWO: CONNECTING: THEORY, VALUES AND PRACTICE
Theory and Practice in Health and Social Care - N Thompson
Applying Reflective Practice - C Nash
Reflection and Reflective Practice - F H Quinn
Requirements of a Caregiver - T Kitwood
The Virtuous Therapist - R Barnitt
Social Work Values - S Banks
Anti-Oppressive Theory and Practice in Social Work - S Pinkney
Working with Diversity - L Culley
Beyond the Factfile
PART THREE: COLLABORATING: SHIFTING BOUNDARIES, CHANGING PRACTICE
Keys to Collaboration - S Braye and M Preston-Shoot
Safe Haven and Battleground - L Finlay
Collaboration and Conflict within the Treatment Team
Structure and Meaning in Multidisciplinary Teamwork - C Cott
A Split in the Mirror - K Dent-Brown
Using Psychotherapeutic Concepts to Understand Team Conflict
Dropping 'E's - M Priestley
The Missing Link in Quality Assurance for Disabled People
Quality in Personal Social Services - B Beresford, S Croft, C Evans and T Harding
The Developing Role of User Involvement in the UK
PART FOUR: COPING: WITH CHALLENGES AND CONSTRAINTS
Not Such an Ordinary Relationship - D Thompson, I Clare and H Brown
The Role of Women Support Staff in Relation to Men with Learning Disabilities Who Have Difficult Sexual Behaviour
Care Costs - P Smith and E Agard
Towards a Critical Understanding of Care
Confidentiality, Accountability and the Boundaries of Client-Worker Relationships - S Shardlow
Obstacles to Medical Audit - N Black and E Thompson
British Doctors Speak
The Accreditation Experience - E Scrivens
Resettlement of People with Severe Learning Difficulties - C Corkish and B Heyman
Juggling and Dealing - D Leat and E Perkins
The Creative Work of Care Package Purchasing
Instruments of Government? Voluntary Sector Boards in a Changing Public Policy Environment - M Harris
PART FIVE: CONSTRUCTING: PROFESSIONAL IDENTITIES
Seeing Anew - D Fish and C Coles
Understanding Professional Practice as Artistry
The End of Professionalism - G Southon and J Braithwaite
Professionalism and Health Care - M Saks
Social Work and Professionalisation - S Rashid
A Legacy of Ambivalence
Nurses Taking on Junior Doctors' Work - S Dowling et al
A Confusion of Accountability
Looking for New Codes in the Field of Predictive Medicine - L Archer
Care and the Transformation of Professionalism - C Davies
PART SIX: CREATING: A BETTER FUTURE?
From Private Choice to Public Trust - M Barnes and D Prior
A New Social Basis for Welfare
User Voice, Interprofessionalism and Postmodernity - S Biggs
Handling the Wicked Issues - M Clarke and J Stewart

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