Social Work and Community Care makes a powerful case for the effective involvement of social work skills, knowledge and values as part of the effective development of policy and multi-professional practice in community care.
Social Work and Community Care makes a powerful case for the effective involvement of social work skills, knowledge and values as part of the effective development of policy and multi-professional practice in community care. Malcolm Payne shows how ideas of community and community care are entwined with the development of social work and the social services. Each stage of the community care process is examined in turn to show how social work liaison and interpersonal skills are needed in creating and implementing care packages effectively.
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Malcolm Payne is a writer, academic and consultant on social work, social care management and multiprofessional teamwork. Currently Policy and Development Adviser at St Christopher's Hospice, London, he was previously Director of Psychosocial and Spiritual Care at the Hospice. He has held academic posts at the University of Bristol, UK, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK and Opole University, Poland. He has honorary appointments at the Department of Social Policy, Helsinki University, Finland and the School of Social Care Sciences, Kingston University, UK.
Table of Contents
The Social Work Role in Community Care - The Development of Community Care and the Social Services - Care Management and Social Work - Assessment Skills in Community Care - Care Planning - Implementing Care Plans - Empowerment, Advocacy and Communication for Users' Interests - Accountability and Effectiveness in Community Care - Policy Development and Training for Community Care - Bibliography - Index
Social Work and Community Care by Malcolm Payne
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