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Dilemmas and Decision Making in Residential Childcare
A collection of (fictitious) stories told from the residential child care worker role to help demonstrate how they work with dilemmas, weigh up options and make decisions in the moment.
Keeping Safe and Working Effectively For Social Workers and Health Professionals
Revised and extended edition will help social workers and health professionals recognise potential risks in situations, when to avoid involvement, and how best to manage the risks.
Dilemmas and Decision Making in Dementia Care
A series of case studies, inspired by the author’s real-life experience, exploring ethical and practical dilemmas occurring in health and social care practice with people living with dementia in a variety of settings from care homes to intermediate healthcare settings.
Communication Skills for Social Work Practice
From Fundamentals to Specialist Skills
This new edition of a successful and well-established textbook has been reworked and updated to meet the needs of today’s student and practitioner, ensuring that they are fully prepared to meet the needs of diverse service user groups and demonstrate how they are meeting professional standards.