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This impressive book brings together two major tenets of modern healthcare: person-centred care and interprofessional working, in order to utilise different perspectives on practice to identify the best treatment for the individual. In a three-part structure covering theory, ethics and practice, The Challenge of Person-Centred Care provides: * jargon-free explanations of the role of person-centred care for each professional group * clear advice to prepare students for practice * numerous case studies and scenarios to illustrate how theory can be applied As a text that engages readers in ethical and moral debates, The Challenge of Person-Centred Care is an essential resource for health and social care students and practitioners. By inspiring critical thinking and reflection on the varied practice roles, it contributes towards improving patient experience in the future.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230550773
ISBN-10: 0230550770
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 16-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Georgina Koubel

GEORGINA KOUBEL is Senior Lecturer in Social Work in the Department of Social Work, Community& Mental Health at Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, UK. After working as a generic social worker in London for many years Georgina moved to Kent Social Services where she worked in Adult Services while completing her MSc in Health and Community Studies. She has developed her work with older adults and adults with disabilities and takes a particular interest in the area of safeguarding vulnerable adults. She also has also developed particular interests in interprofessional education, supervision and reflective practice. HILARY BUNGAY is Senior Lecturer in Radiography in the Department of Allied Health and has a part-time secondment as Senior Research Fellow in the Sidney de Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health at Canterbury Christchurch University, Canterbury, UK. Hilary's current research interests include the impact of music on health; older people and cancer services.

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