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The Care Act 2014 By Suzy Braye

The Care Act 2014 by Suzy Braye

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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.

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The Care Act 2014: Wellbeing in Practice by Suzy Braye

Exploring exactly how the provisions and principles of the Act are implemented in practice, The Care Act 2014 brings together the work of experts across the fields of social work, social policy and care, law, mental health, mental capacity and safeguarding. Case studies developed through the chapters will help you to understand how the Act relates to social work practice, alongside evidence from research, case law and service user and carer testimonies. Mapped closely to both the social work curriculum, and the post-qualifying standards, the book will support social work students in developing good practice through learning, and will further critical reflection of this crucial piece of legislation for practitioners pursuing their continuing professional development.

About Suzy Braye

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.

Table of Contents

Foreword - Colin Whittington Chapter 1: Introduction: The Care Act 2014 - Outcomes in Context - Suzy Braye & Michael Preston-Shoot Chapter 2: Overview of the Care Act 2014 - Tim Spencer Lane Chapter 3: Implementing the Care Act: assessing need and providing care and support - John Crossland Chapter 4: The Care Act: the service user's experience - Peter Beresford & Colin Slasberg Chapter 5: Carers and the Care Act: promise and potential - Jill Manthorpe, Jo Moriarty, Nic Brimblecombe, Martin Knapp, Tom Snell & Jose Luis Fernandez Chapter 6: Caring: a personal perspective - Imogen Taylor Chapter 7: Adult safeguarding - Suzy Braye & Michael Preston-Shoot Chapter 8: The Care Act 2014 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005: learning lessons for the future? - Laura Pritchard-Jones Chapter 9: Navigating practice at the interface between mental health and social care law - Simon Abbott Chapter 10: Hidden in plain sight: Social work, acquired brain injury and missed opportunities for change - Mark Holloway Chapter 11: The interface between the Care Act 2014 and asylum law: exclusions and innovations - Forough Ramezankhah & Alison Brammer Chapter 12: Transitions to adult social care - Cath Holmstroem Chapter 13: Connecting people's lives with strategic planning, commissioning and market shaping - Margaret Flynn & Vic Citarella Chapter 14: Social Work and the Care Act 2014 - Jill Manthorpe

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The Care Act 2014: Wellbeing in Practice by Suzy Braye
SAGE Publications Ltd
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