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At Home With AutismDesigning housing for the spectrum

At Home With Autism: Designing housing for the spectrum

Kim Steele and Sherry Ahrentzen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447307976
eISBN:
9781447303817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307976.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

At Home with Autism introduces readers to conditions and aspirations of adults on the autism spectrum that demand a new approach to how we provide, locate, design and develop homes in which they ... More

Cash and carePolicy challenges in the welfare state

Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Caroline Glendinning and Peter A. Kemp (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Recent social trends and policy developments have called into question the divide between the provision of income support and social care services. This book examines this in light of key trends. It ... More

EthicsContemporary challenges in health and social care

Ethics: Contemporary challenges in health and social care

Audrey Leathard and Susan McLaren (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347558
eISBN:
9781447302216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347558.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

While ethics has been addressed in the health care literature, relatively little attention has been paid to the subject in the field of social care. This book redresses the balance by examining ... More

Ethics of CareCritical advances in international perspective

Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Tula Brannelly, Lizzie Ward, and Nicki Ward (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Over the last 20 years there has been a flourishing of work on feminist care ethics. This collection makes a unique contribution to this body of work. The international contributors demonstrate the ... More

Evidence, policy and practiceCritical perspectives in health and social care

Evidence, policy and practice: Critical perspectives in health and social care

Jon Glasby (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423191
eISBN:
9781447302254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423191.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book provides a hard-hitting and deliberately provocative overview of the relationship between evidence, policy and practice; how policy is implemented, and how research can and should influence ... More

Independent futuresCreating user-led disability services in a disabling society

Independent futures: Creating user-led disability services in a disabling society

Colin Barnes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347183
eISBN:
9781447302599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347183.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The number of disability related support services controlled and run by disabled people themselves has increased significantly in the UK and internationally over the past forty years. As a result, ... More

Managing transitionsSupport for individuals at key points of change

Managing transitions: Support for individuals at key points of change

Alison Petch (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421883
eISBN:
9781447302780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421883.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Everyone will experience a number of transitions throughout their life. Many of these will be positive, others may present challenges. This book addresses significant transitions relevant to policy ... More

Private and confidential?Handling personal information in the social and health services

Private and confidential?: Handling personal information in the social and health services

Chris Clark and Janice McGhee (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349064
eISBN:
9781447303077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349064.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Handling personal and often sensitive information is central to daily practice in social and health services. However, the increasing emphasis on multi-disciplinary and inter-agency working required ... More

Rethinking palliative careA social role valorisation approach

Rethinking palliative care: A social role valorisation approach

Paul Sinclair

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349217
eISBN:
9781447303244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349217.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book's message is that palliative care does not deliver on its aims to value people who are dying and make death and dying a natural part of life. The book draws from wide social-science ... More

Social work and global health inequalitiesPractice and policy developments

Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod, and Lindsey Napier (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Tackling inequalities in health is an essential social-work task. Every day, social workers grapple with the impact on people's lives of the social inequalities that shape their health chances and ... More

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