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Challenge of Person-centred Care
An Interprofessional Perspective
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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.


Introduction: The Challenge of Person-centred Care: An Interprofessional Perspective; G.Koubel and H.Bungay PART I: AN INTRODUCTION TO PERSON-CENTRED CARE AND INTERPROFESSIONAL WORKING Person-centred care and Interprofessional Working: Beyond Interprofessional Education and Towards Collaborative Person-Centred Practice; P.Milburn and P.Walker What is Person-Centred Care?; P.Elliott and G.Koubel Part II: THE THEORY AND ETHICS OF PERSON-CENTRED CARE AND INTERPROFESSIONAL WORKING Person-Centred Care With Dignity and Respect; H.Bungay and R.Sandys Who is a Person? Self Awareness - The Key to Person-Centred Care?; C.Barber, N.McLaughlin and J.Wood Your Rights as a Person; J.Arnott PART III: PERSON-CENTRED CARE AND INTERPROFESSIONAL WORKING: THE APPLICATION TO PRACTICE Person-Centred Primary Care and Health Promotion; L.Gilbert and T.Dunn Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and Person Centred Care; G.Koubel Care for the Carers: Who is in the Centre?; H.Bungay and P.Walker Afterword: Principles, Power, Professionalism and Partnership; G.Koubel


ISBN-13: 9781137161819
Publisher: Macmillan Education (Palgrave Macmillan)
Publication date: December, 2008
Pages: 200
Dimensions: 155.00 x 234.00 x 12.00

Subcategories: General Practice, Nursing