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Critical practice in health and social care

Author: Ann Glaister; Hilary Brown; Maureen A Eby; Open University.
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications in association with the Open University, ©2000.
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Critical Practice in Health and Social Care examines the meaning of professions and professionalism for the future of health and social care.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Glaister; Hilary Brown; Maureen A Eby; Open University.
ISBN: 9780761964926 0761964924 9780761964933 0761964932
OCLC Number: 42003954
Description: xv, 332 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Part 1 Professional Development: Contexts and Processes --
Chapter 1 Exploring continuity and change Linda Jones --
and Stan Tucker --
Chapter 2 Introducing critical practice Ann Brechin --
Chapter 3 Understanding professional development --
Maureen Eby --
Part 2 Challenging Practice --
Chapter 4 The challenge of professionalism Linda Finlay --
Chapter 5 Challenges from service-users Hilary Brown --
Chapter 6 The challenge of values and ethics in practice --
Maureen Eby --
Chapter 7 The challenge of caring relationships Ann Brechin --
Chapter 8 The challenge of working in teams Linda Finlay --
Chapter 9 The challenges of being accountable Maureen Eby --
Part 3 Working with Changing Structures --
Chapter 10 Understanding the policy process Celia Davies --
Chapter 11 Counting the costs Colin Guest and Philip Scarff --
Chapter 12 Inter-agency collaboration --
a sceptical view --
Bob Hudson --
Chapter 13 Improving the quality of services Celia Davies --
Chapter 14 Frameworks for regulation and accountability: --
threat or opportunity? Celia Davies.
Responsibility: edited by Ann Brechin, Hilary Brown and Maureen A. Eby (Open University).
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This major textbook will take a fresh look at professions and professionalism - what these terms mean and what they need to mean in the future in the health and social care field. This a course text  Read more...

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