• Valuing Profoundly Disabled People: Fellowship, Community and Ties of Birth book cover

    Valuing Profoundly Disabled People

    Fellowship, Community and Ties of Birth, 1st Edition

    By John Vorhaus

    Growing numbers of human beings live with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities. Exploring the moral, social and political implications of this trend, Valuing Profoundly Disabled People addresses questions that are high on policy and practice agendas in numerous regions…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Risk, Pregnancy and Childbirth book cover

    Risk, Pregnancy and Childbirth

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirstie Coxon, Mandie Scamell, Andy Alaszewski

    Over the last hundred years, pregnancy and childbirth has become increasingly safe – yet it is still a site of risk, and a contested ground on which health professionals and pregnant women both face high costs of error. In this context, all those involved in managing pregnancy and birth are…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Psychosocial Interventions in End-of-Life Care: The Hope for a “Good Death” book cover

    Psychosocial Interventions in End-of-Life Care

    The Hope for a “Good Death”, 1st Edition

    By Peggy Sturman Gordon

    The concept of a "good death" has been hotly debated in medical circles for decades. This volume delves into the possibility and desirability of a "good death" by presenting the psychosocial measures of care as a crucial component, such as religion, existentialism, hope and meaning-making. The…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Research in Death Studies

  • Normalisation in Practice: Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap book cover

    Normalisation in Practice

    Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Alaszewski, Bie Nio Ong

    First published in 1990, this book was the first informed study to focus on care within the voluntary sector. Written with the child in mind, it is a sensitive work which explores the administration, strategy, and problems facing carers in children’s homes, at that time. Centring on small,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • A Single Door: Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children book cover

    A Single Door

    Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Glendinning

    First published in 1986, this study explores the increased public concern with policies of ‘community care’ and their effects on informal carers, at that time. It looks at the widespread evidence that one particular group of informal carers- parents looking after their severely disabled child- lack…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Disabling Policies?: A Comparative Approach to Education Policy and Disability book cover

    Disabling Policies?

    A Comparative Approach to Education Policy and Disability, 1st Edition

    By Gillian Fulcher

    First published in 1989, this book is about integrating or mainstreaming policies, looking specifically at how to improve circumstances for schoolchildren with disabilities or handicaps, and their teachers. The author draws on her experiences, both within and outside the academic institution, to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • On the Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care: Knowing Ignorance book cover

    On the Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care

    Knowing Ignorance, 1st Edition

    By Amelie Perron, Trudy Rudge

    Ignorance is mostly framed as a void, a gap to be filled with appropriate knowledge. In nursing and health care, concerns about ignorance fuel searches for knowledge expected to bring certainty to care provision, preventing risk, accidents, or mistakes. This unique volume turns the focus on…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Exploring Evidence-based Practice: Debates and Challenges in Nursing book cover

    Exploring Evidence-based Practice

    Debates and Challenges in Nursing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Lipscomb

    Despite sustained debate and progress the evolving thing that is evidence based nursing or practice (EBP) continues to dangle a variety of conceptual and practical loose threads. Moreover, when we think about what is being asked of students and registered or licenced practitioners in terms of&…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Fever Hospitals and Fever Nurses: A British Social History of Fever Nurses: A National Service book cover

    Fever Hospitals and Fever Nurses

    A British Social History of Fever Nurses: A National Service, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Currie

    This well researched book provides an interesting study of the development of fever hospitals and fever nursing, mainly in nineteenth and twentieth century Britain. It provides new insights into the development of nursing roles and nurse education and looks at the lives of key figures at that time.…

    Paperback – 2012-07-26
    Routledge

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