Essentials of Community Care
Guide for Practitioners

By Peter Sharkey & Jo Campling
May 2000
Macmillan ( Palgrave)
ISBN: 033377289X
164 pages, 6 1/8 x 9 "
$42.50 paper original


This book is directed to those students and practitioners in health and social care, especially as practiced in the UK. Topics include: Social & Health Care Changes. Factors Affecting caring. Shifting Boundaries of Community Care. Housing. Benefits. Insurance. Care Management & Assessment. Mental Health. Networks. Empowerment. Independent Living Movement. Social Model of Disability. Antiracist and Anti-Oppressive Practices. Social Exclusion & Regeneration. Adult Abuse. Child Abuse. Domestic Violence. Institutional Abuse. Intervention. Bibliography. Index.

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