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The Equality Act 2010 in mental health : a guide to implementation and issues for practice

Author: Hári Sewell
Publisher: London, UK ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Equality Act 2010 in Mental Health provides a critical guide to the Act: what it means for mental health services and how it should be implemented. It addresses each of the nine characteristics  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hári Sewell
ISBN: 9781849052849 1849052840
OCLC Number: 800035518
Description: 300 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Hari Sewell, HS Consultancy, UK. Part I. 1. The Equality Act 2010: The Letter and Spirit of the Law. Jo Honigmann, Just Equality, UK. 2. The Case for a Single Equalities Approach. Melba Wilson, HS Consultancy, UK. Part II: Evidence of Inequality. 3. Beyond Categories: Service Users as Complex Beings. Eleanor Hope, Sussex Partnership, UK. 4. Gendered Practice. Sue Waterhouse, HS Consultancy, UK. 5. Pregnancy and Maternity. Sue Waterhouse. 6. Marriage and Civil Partnership. Hari Sewell. 7. Age Equality. Barbara Vincent, Sussex Partnership, UK. 8. Disability. Hari Sewell. 9. Out and Equal: Towards Mental Health Equality for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual (LGB) People. Sarah Carr, Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), UK. 10. Race and Mental Health. Marcel Vige, National Mind, UK and Hari Sewell. 11. Gender Reassignment. Scott Durairaj and Jourdan Durairaj, Sussex Partnership Trust, UK. 12. Spirituality and Equalities. Peter Duncan Gilbert, Staffordshire University, UK. Part III: Essential Considerations. 13. The Prevalence of Traditional Psychiatric Models and Inherent Drivers of Inequality. Hari Sewell. 14. Conflicts within the Equalities Agenda. Hari Sewell. 15. The Impact of Cost Cutting on Equalities. Hari Sewell. 16. Good Enough Plans and Strategies: Getting the Balance Right for Effective Planning and Decision-Making - From Expediency to Pragmatism. Melba Wilson. Part IV: Change and Equalities.17. Applying Management Rigours to the Equality Agenda. Hari Sewell. 18. The Financial Case for Tackling Inequality. Melba Wilson and Hari Sewell. 19. Organisational Development Approaches. Hari Sewell and Cheryl Brodie, HS Consultancy, UK. 20. Skilling the Workforce. Hari Sewell and Cheryl Brodie. 21. Engaging Stakeholders and Communities. Hari Sewell. 22. Knowledge Management, New Technologies and Equalities. Tony Jameson-Allen, Evolution Networking Ltd, UK. Conclusion. Hari Sewell.
Responsibility: edited by Hári Sewell ; foreword by Lord Victor Adebowale.
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It consolidates and extends a range of previous legislation in respect of race relations, gender discrimination and disability discrimination by outlining nine 'protected characteristics'. A number Read more...

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