Ethics in Speech and Language Therapy / Edition 1

Ethics in Speech and Language Therapy / Edition 1

by Richard Body
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470058889

ISBN-13: 9780470058886

Pub. Date: 07/27/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Ethics in Speech and Language Therapy is a key text for students, practitioners and managers alike. The demands of practice, legislation, registration and the recognition of competencies all point to the need for speech and language therapists to be explicitly educated about ethics. This book provides an overview of this key topic, grounds ethical practice

Overview

Ethics in Speech and Language Therapy is a key text for students, practitioners and managers alike. The demands of practice, legislation, registration and the recognition of competencies all point to the need for speech and language therapists to be explicitly educated about ethics. This book provides an overview of this key topic, grounds ethical practice in the broader context of morals and values; discusses frameworks for ethical decision making; discusses common ethical issues in speech and language therapy practice and service management; and considers factors which complicate ethical decision making.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470058886
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/27/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

1. Introduction.

2. Practising Ethically.

3. Dysphagia.

4. Intellectual and Sensory Impairment.

5. Acquired Language Disorders.

6. Paediatric Speech and Language Disorders.

7. Degenerative Conditions in Ageing.

8. Service Provision and Management.

9. Common Themes and Emerging Trends.

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