Textbooks: Health and Social Care

  • Textbook of Dementia Care: An Integrated Approach book cover

    Textbook of Dementia Care

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham A Jackson, Debbie Tolson

    Dementia has become a priority for health and social care services across the world. An increasing number of older people has resulted in an increasing number of people with dementia, often with complex needs, and we need to look at new humane and efficient ways of supporting people. This…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 

  • Ethnographic Methods book cover

    Ethnographic Methods

    3rd Edition

    By Karen O'Reilly

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 

  • Understanding Children's Rights: A Guide to Law, Policy and Practice book cover

    Understanding Children's Rights

    A Guide to Law, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Karen Winter, Bronagh Byrne, Katrina Lloyd

    What are children’s rights and where do they come from? Why is it necessary for children and young people to have their rights defined? What difficulties do practitioners face in developing a rights based approach to their daily work with children, young people and their families? What can children…

    Paperback – 2019-03-30 

  • Essential Knowledge and Skills for Healthcare Assistants and Assistant Practitioners book cover

    Essential Knowledge and Skills for Healthcare Assistants and Assistant Practitioners

    2nd Edition

    By Zoë Rawles

    This fully updated and revised edition of Essential Knowledge and Skills for Healthcare Assistants and Assistant Practitioners is a practical and comprehensive text designed to equip you with the necessary clinical skills for your profession. This book:   • Equips you with the knowledge to provide…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 

  • Introducing Pharmacology: For Nursing and Healthcare book cover

    Introducing Pharmacology

    For Nursing and Healthcare, 3rd Edition

    By Roger Mcfadden

    This third edition of Introducing Pharmacology provides an accessible and engaging introduction to the subject of pharmacology for nursing and healthcare students - and anyone needing to refresh their knowledge of this important area. The third edition recognises that many nursing and healthcare…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18 

  • Social Work with Adults: Theory and Practice with Wellbeing, Health and Social Care book cover

    Social Work with Adults

    Theory and Practice with Wellbeing, Health and Social Care, 1st Edition

    By Helen Barnes, Rhoda Castle

    The promotion of wellbeing has come to form a core principle of contemporary health and social care policy, and is a value at the heart of social work mandates and service user standpoints. Wellbeing, defined originally by the World Health Organisation, can be broadly understood as a positive,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 

  • Health Economics: An International Perspective book cover

    Health Economics

    An International Perspective, 4th Edition

    By Barbara McPake, Charles Normand, Samantha Smith, Anne Nolan

    Health Economics: An International Perspective is the only textbook to provide a truly international, comparative treatment of health economics. Offering an analysis of health systems across borders, the fourth edition of this key text has been fully updated and revised to take account of changes…

    Paperback – 2019-03-10 

  • Mental Health Social Work: The Art and Science of Practice book cover

    Mental Health Social Work

    The Art and Science of Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Hardy, Martin Webber

    This comprehensive textbook addresses mental health social work theory and practice. It incorporates recommendations and developments emerging from current, significant reforms in social work as they apply within the context of mental health social work. Combining the theoretical and practical and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 

  • Health Psychology: The Basics book cover

    Health Psychology

    The Basics, 1st Edition

    By Erica Cook, Lynne Wood

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    The Basics

  • Group Work on the Edge: Working with Marginalized People book cover

    Group Work on the Edge

    Working with Marginalized People, 1st Edition

    By Neil Hall

    Group work is a key intervention method in social work across many different settings and Group Work On The Edge introduces its theoretical basis and fundamental skills. Exploring how ‘tidy’ theory can be applied to working in 'messy' – flexible or informal – settings, it also gives specific…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 

  • From Birth to Sixteen: Children's Health, Social, Emotional and Linguistic Development book cover

    From Birth to Sixteen

    Children's Health, Social, Emotional and Linguistic Development, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Cowie

    From Birth to Sixteen outlines children’s physical, social, emotional and cognitive development from infancy through to adolescence. In both its practical application of research and its contribution to the assessment of child development, this text provides essential reading for students and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18 

  • Autism: A New Introduction to Psychological Theory and Current Debate book cover


    A New Introduction to Psychological Theory and Current Debate, 2nd Edition

    By Francesca Happé, Sue Fletcher-Watson

    Based on Francesca Happé’s best-selling textbook, Autism: An Introduction to Psychological Theory, this completely new and revised edition provides a concise overview of contemporary psychological theories about autism. Fletcher-Watson and Happé explore the relationship between theories of autism…

    Paperback – 2019-02-11 

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