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Care Act 2014: Wellbeing in Practice

by Suzy Braye and Michael Preston-Shoot Learning Matters
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Takes students through a step-by-step approach into the Care Act 2014 by bringing key legislation into the focus of social work law.

Chapter 1: Overview of the Care Act 2014 - Tim Spencer-Lane
Chapter 2: Assessing need and providing care and support - John Crossland
Chapter 3: Safeguarding Adults - Suzy Braye and Michael Preston-Shoot
Chapter 4: Interface with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 - Laura Pritchard-Jones
Chapter 5: Interface with the Mental Health Acts 1983/2007 - Simon Abbott
Chapter 6: Services for carers - Jill Manthorpe
Chapter 7: Caring: a personal perspective - Imogen Taylor
Chapter 8: Planning for Long-Term Care - Mark Holloway
Chapter 9: Asylum Seekers and refugees - Alison Brammer and Forough Ramezankhah
Chapter 10: Transitions to adult social care - Cath Holmstrom
Chapter 11: Strategic Planning and market shaping - Vic Citarella and Margaret Flynn
Chapter 12: Learning from the perspectives of people who use care and support services - Peter Beresford and Colin Slasberg
Chapter 13: Reflections: Social Work within the Care Act 2014 - Jill Manthorpe

Michael Preston-Shoot is Professor of Social Work and Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, University of Bedfordshire. He has researched and written widely on social work education and social work practice, with particular emphasis on the interface between law and professional practice.