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Textbook of Health and Social Care

by Darren Edwards and Stephanie Best SAGE Publications Ltd
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Pbk 416 pages
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A comprehensive textbook designed to guide students through the entirety of a Health and Social Care BSc degree. By using a three part structure, it covers the important topics and pressing issues relevant to Health and Social Care today. Starting with the essential areas and core knowledge, through health and social care in practice, and finishing with coverage of the challenges faced in present day health and social care.

Chapter 1: Sociology and Health and Illness - Ashley Frawley
Chapter 2: Psychology and Health and Illness - Darren J. Edwards
Chapter 3: Academic Skills and Practice - Pete Hanratty and Ben Martin
Chapter 4: The Research Process in Health and Social Care - Pete King
Chapter 5: The Law Relating to Health and Social Care: Introduction to Key Principles - Angela Smith and Julia Parkhouse
Chapter 6: The Law Relating to Health and Social Care: Further Key Principles - Angela Smith & Julia Parkhouse
Chapter 7: Reflective Practice and Critical Thinking - Sally Rigall
Chapter 8: Physiological Effects of Ageing in the Older Adult - John Knight
Chapter 9: Safeguarding Children and Adults - Charlotte Chisnell and Caroline Kelly
Chapter 10: Childcare in the UK - Pete King
Chapter 11: Health Promotion and Health Psychology - Michelle Anderson and Llewellyn Morgan
Chapter 12: Children's Rights and Participation - Tracey Maegusuku-Hewett and Pete King
Chapter 13: Working with Persons Experiencing Mental Disorder: Mental Health Conditions - Keith Bradley-Adams
Chapter 14: Determinants of Poor Mental Health and the Road to Recovery - Keith Bradley-Adams
Chapter 15: Using and Developing Evidence in Health and Social Care Practice - Hazel M. Chapman
Chapter 16: Leadership and Management - Stephanie Best
Chapter 17: Legal and Ethical Considerations in Health and Social Care - Hugh Upton and Angela Smith
Chapter 18: Equity, Intersectionality and Anti-Oppressive Practice - Sue Bond-Taylor and Ceryl Davies
Chapter 19: Social Justice Issues in Health and Social Care - Gideon Calder
Chapter 20: Disability Policy and provision in health and social care - Andrew Dunning
Chapter 21: Health Inequalities - Lance Benny Goodman

This book gives a great introduction to the many aspects of health and social care that students will want to be aware of and up to date with.