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Management and Organisations in Social Work By Trish Hafford-Letchfield

Management and Organisations in Social Work by Trish Hafford-Letchfield

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Summary

This book develops readers' understanding and analysis of the structure and culture of social care organisations and their relationships with crucial partners in the sector.

Management and Organisations in Social Work Summary

Management and Organisations in Social Work by Trish Hafford-Letchfield

Constantly shifting social, legislative, economic and political influences on social care authorities have led to significant changes to their organisation and management. This book explains the structure and culture of social care and highlights the relationships with partners in other sectors, for example local and central government agencies. Taking an interactive approach through case studies and examples of best practice this text is ideal for students on the social work degree course, NVQ management development programmes and practitioners wishing to progress to management roles in their organisations.

Management and Organisations in Social Work Reviews

Excellent contribution to an area of social work that is sadly very poorly researched...Helps make the complex clear and straightforward (Senior Lecturer, University of Wolverhampton)

About Trish Hafford-Letchfield

Trish Hafford-Letchfield teaches at London South Bank University on the MSc Social Work, Leadership and Management PQ Award and on Pedagogical awards for academic staff. She has several years experience of managing adult services in the statutory sector and is currently Chair of a voluntary sector agency for Older People. Trish has several articles and books on management and organisational issues and has a particular interest in social inclusion issues in social work and social care and is currently researching the lifelong learning of Older People using Social Care Services .

Table of Contents

Introduction The Nature of Organisations delivering Social Work and Social Care: Structure and Cultures Management and Leadership and Change Management in Social Care Working within the Organisational Performance and Regulatory Framework: Quality Assurance systems Service User involvement and Customer Care Resource Management in Social Care Organisations The Organisational Equalities Framework Dignity at Work Learning Organisations Conclusion

Additional information

GOR004131808
9781844450442
1844450449
Management and Organisations in Social Work by Trish Hafford-Letchfield
Used - Very Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Ltd
20060412
168
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