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A Handbook for Interprofessional Practice in the Human Services
Learning to Work Together





ISBN 9781408224403
Published September 14, 2012 by Routledge
350 Pages

 
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Book Description

A Handbook for Inter-professional Practice in the Human Services: Learning to Work Together is an essential text for all students of inter-professional education, and for practitioners looking to understand and develop better inter-agency working.

 

With an emphasis on working collaboratively with fellow professionals, service users and the community, and developing an holistic approach to working, this is an essential resource for anyone studying on courses in social work, nursing, education, health, medicine, social policy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and dentistry, and for all those with an interest in the human services.

Table of Contents

Brief contents

 

Contributors

Author acknowledgements

Publisher’s acknowledgements

 

INTRODUCTION

 

Part One   KEY ISSUES IN INTERPROFESSIONAL AND INTERAGENCY WORKING IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

 

1   Working together: why it’s important and why it’s difficult

2 The drivers and dynamics of interprofessional working in policy and practice

3 Change and challenge in interprofessional education

4 Keeping interprofessional practice honest: fads and critical reflections

5 Working in partnership to develop local arrangements for interagency and interprofessional services: a case study

6 Information-sharing agreements between agencies and professionals: making use of law, policy and professional codes

 

Part Two   INTERPROFESSIONAL AND INTERAGENCY WORKING WITH DIFFERENT SERVICE-USER GROUPS

 

7 Mental health

8 Learning disabilities

9 Safeguarding and child protection

10   Children in need and looked-after children

11   Older people

12   End of life care

13   Rehabilitation and disabled people

Part Three INTERPROFESSIONAL AND INTERAGENCY WORKING: SERVICE USERS, CARERS AND DIFFERENT PROFESSIONAL GROUPS

 

14   Service user issues: rights, needs and expectations

15 Member of the team? Carers experience of interprofessional working, key issues in current policy and practice

16   The barriers presented by power, control and agency agendas on carer participation in interprofessional working: promoting inclusionary practice

17   Teachers and education

18   Doctors and medicine

19   Occupational therapists

20 Social workers

21   Physiotherapists

22   Nurses

23   Pharmacists

24   Dentists

Index

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