Interprofessional Collaboration: From Policy to Practice in Health and Social Care (Paperback)Audrey Leathard (editor)
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Interprofessional Collaboration highlights the benefits and factors arising from working together for patients, service users and carers through a review of theoretical models illustrated by relevant examples. Discussion of topical problems being faced by practitioners, managers, and policy-makers in the health and social care sector covers:
*Policy issues from various interprofessional angles, including the place of management, ethical issues and technology
*The application of policy to practice in working together across professions, sectors and communities, giving an overview of teamwork, new primary care policies, interprofessional agendas for family support and mental health, and users' and carers' perspectives on collaboration in practice
*Policy and practice in learning together, including theoretical challenges and developments internationally.
Relevant for all those that have an interest in matters of health, social care, welfare and caring, Interprofessional Collaboration provides comprehensive coverage on interprofessional education and policy in the UK and abroad.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 392
Weight: 590 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 32 mm
'The success of the book lies in its elegant combination of theory and practice, offering the reader a series of critical perspectives embedded in real health and social care situations.' - Anne McKee in Work Based Learning in Primary Care vol 2 no: 2
'This excellent book is written at the high tide of collaborative working, the authors spell out the benefits of joint work in terms of shared knowledge and resources, job satisfaction, and complementary skills in the service of users.' - General Social Care Council
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