Effective Communication and Engagement with Children and Young People their Families and Carers

Author: Ally Dunhill
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857252151
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book focuses on providing information and guidance for professionals involved in the newly emerging multi-agency, interdisciplinary children's workforce. It does so by helping them to understand the theory behind the issues relating to communication and engagement in multi-agency settings for children and families. The book is of use to both students and those already working in the sector who are undertaking professional development to enhance understanding and skills in the new children's workforce environment.

Leadership and Management in Integrated Services

Author: Judy McKimm
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857253514
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Government drivers promote integrated health and social care services for children and adults yet the field is immensely complex, with the involvement of multiple agencies, professionals and other stakeholders. This book will help students and new practitioners make sense of this rapidly changing scene. It provides an overview and introduction to core leadership and management principles, the key management structures and organisations that comprise integrated services. It also considers some of the differences and dilemmas arising from the range of professions and organisations involved in delivering integrated services.

Children s Perspectives on Integrated Services

Author: Mary Kellett
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137327103
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Launching Palgrave's new Interagency Working in Health and Social Care series, this book provides one of the first reflective assessments of the Every Child Matters legacy of New Labour. Woven through with the voice of the child, it examines the new landscape of children's services, in bothprinciple and practice.

Working with Young People

Author: Roger Harrison
Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Working with Young People provides a selection of writing from a complex, ambiguous and dynamic field of work. The editors take a multidisciplinary approach to draw together key readings reflecting the variety of theoretical and practical perspectives on working with young people. The selection aims to cover the key themes currently under discussion. Such content means the book equips students with knowledge of values and principles required for successful qualification as a worker in the field.

Nursing Practice

Author: Ian Peate
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118496795
Format: PDF
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Nursing Practice is the essential, textbook to support you throughout your entire nursing degree, from your first year onwards. It explores all the clinical and professional issues that you need to know in one complete volume. Written in the context of the latest Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for Pre-Registration Nursing Education and the Essential Skills Clusters, this book covers all fields of nursing: Adult, Child, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and also Maternity care, in both acute and community settings. With full colour illustrations, and plenty of activities and user-friendly features throughout, this evidence-based text encompasses essential nursing theory and practice, providing students with information to support their success. Learning features in the book include: Hear it from the experts- tips and advice from real life nurses, patients and their carers, and student nurses Red Flags- alerting the student to potential dangers Primary Care Considerations- informs students about care issues in the community setting Fields boxes- giving further insight into other fields of nursing, making the book relevant to all fields of nursing practice Medicines Management boxes provide key information about medicines Self-assessment and activities throughout A companion website to this title is available at www.wileynursingpractice.com Here you’ll find a range of resources for both the student and the lecturer, including: Over 350 interactive multiple choice questions Flashcards Glossary Links to references and further reading Illustrations from the book Worksheets

Youth Matters

Author: Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills
Publisher: The Stationery Office
ISBN: 9780101662925
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This consultation document seeks comments on the Government's proposals to increase the opportunities for participation and choice of young people in the provision of local services and activities in England, to establish a coherent, modern and responsive support system which seeks to strike the right balance between rights and responsibilities. In particular, the proposals aim to address four key challenges: how to engage more young people in positive activities and empower them to shape the services they receive; how to encourage a greater level of volunteering and community activity; improving provision of information, advice and guidance to empower young people to make informed choices; and ensuring more personalised intensive support provision for young people with serious problems. The consultation period runs until 4 November 2005.

Care Planning in Children and Young People s Nursing

Author: Doris Corkin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444346040
Format: PDF, ePub
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Care Planning in Children and Young People's Nursing addresses a selection of the most common concerns that arise when planning care for infants, children and young people within the hospital and community setting. Clear and detailed, this text reflects both the uniqueness and diversity of contemporary children's nursing and utilizes images and case studies to provide a holistic insight into the practice of care planning through the reporting of best available evidence and current research, policy and education. Divided into sections for ease of reference, Care Planning in Children and Young People’s Nursing explores both the theory and practice of care planning. Chapters on the principles of care planning include issues such as managing risk, safeguarding children, ethical and legal implications, integrated care pathways, interprofessional assessment, and invaluable parent perspectives. Additional chapters on the application of planning care examine the practical aspects of a wide range of specific conditions including cystic fibrosis, obesity, cardiac/renal failure and HIV/AIDS. Each chapter is interactive, with questions, learning activities and points for discussion creating an engaging and enquiry-based learning approach. Care Planning in Children and Young People’s Nursing is a definitive resource, reflecting innovative practice which is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate nurse education.