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Remote and Rural Dementia CarePolicy, Research and Practice

Remote and Rural Dementia Care: Policy, Research and Practice

Anthea Innes, Debra Morgan, and Jane Farmer (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447344957
eISBN:
9781447345350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344957.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

As the number of people affected by dementia continues to rise, this is the first in-depth examination of related services dedicated to the unique demands of remote and rural settings. Contributors ... More

Mental Health Services and Community CareA Critical History

Mental Health Services and Community Care: A Critical History

Ian Cummins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447350590
eISBN:
9781447350620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350590.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The volume presents a critical history of deinstitutionalisation and the subsequent policy of community care. It explores the development of the asylum regime, the challenges to it and finally the ... More

Healthcare in TransitionUnderstanding Key Ideas and Tensions in Contemporary Health Policy

Healthcare in Transition: Understanding Key Ideas and Tensions in Contemporary Health Policy

Alan Cribb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323211
eISBN:
9781447323235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323211.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

A call for change in healthcare thinking, this book explores the fundamental currents and tensions behind recent trends in policy, such as shared decision making, coproduction, and personalization. ... More

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

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

Women and alcoholSocial perspectives

Women and alcohol: Social perspectives

Patsy Staddon (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318880
eISBN:
9781447318903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318880.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Issues of gender and alcohol are approached in ways which demonstrate the need to look differently at our understandings of women’s alcohol use. The use of a social model enables contributing authors ... 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

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

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

Speaking to powerAdvocacy for health and social care

Speaking to power: Advocacy for health and social care

David Donnison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420381
eISBN:
9781447303589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420381.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Advocacy is an area of increasing importance in service provision, where new ways of working have to be found that increasingly create an enabling, rather than a providing, state. It has an important ... More

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