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The Equality Act 2010 in Mental Health

The Equality Act 2010 in Mental Health

A Guide to Implementation and Issues for Practice

Edited by Hári Sewell

The Equality Act 2010 in Mental Health provides a critical guide to the Act: what it means for mental health services and how it should be implemented. It addresses each of the nine characteristics protected by the Act in turn, examining the research and practice issue associated with each and offering positive guidance. more »

2012, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-284-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp
Quick Guide to Community Care Practice and the Law

Quick Guide to Community Care Practice and the Law

Michael Mandelstam

This short guide cuts through the confusing mass of legislation to provide a concise and jargon-free explanation of current community care practice and the law. It is an essential resource for busy practitioners at all levels as well as managers in both the statutory and voluntary sectors, and policy-makers in local authorities and the NHS. more »

2010, Paperback: £14.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-083-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
The Nearest Relative Handbook

The Nearest Relative Handbook

2nd edition

David Hewitt

This fully updated second edition explains how the nearest relative is identified, and how in some cases he or she might be displaced. It also contains a wealth of new case examples and illustrative scenarios, providing a succinct discussion of each significant case and incorporating all the very latest changes to the Mental Health Act. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-971-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Challenges to the Human Rights of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Challenges to the Human Rights of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Edited by Frances Owen and Dorothy Griffiths

This book provides a multidisciplinary examination of human rights and the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. It combines historical, psychological, philosophical, social, educational, medical and legal perspectives to form a unique and insightful account of the subject. more »

2008, Paperback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-590-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Law

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Law

Michael Mandelstam

The book focuses on how many areas of law apply to vulnerable adults, bringing together an extensive body of case law to illustrate this. Also covered is how local authorities and the NHS may themselves be implicated in the harm suffered. For example, in terms of gross lapses in standards of care and basic dignity sometimes found in hospitals. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-692-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp
Advance Directives in Mental Health

Advance Directives in Mental Health

Theory, Practice and Ethics

Jacqueline Atkinson

Advance directive (AD) is a way of making a person's views known if he or she should become mentally incapable of giving consent, or making informed choices about treatment, in the future. This book advises users on their choices about treatment in the event of future episodes of mental illness, covering all legal and medical aspects of AD. more »

2007, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-483-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp
Working Ethics

Working Ethics

How to Be Fair in a Culturally Complex World

Richard Rowson

Working Ethics sets out an ethical foundation for professionals and for the professions in a modern, culturally complex society. Rowson shows how this ethical framework can enable professionals to work more effectively, earn trust, mutual support and respect, and how it can foster democratic ideals in the workplace and community. more »

2006, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-750-5, royal, 208pp
Disabled Children and the Law

Disabled Children and the Law

Research and Good Practice
2nd edition

Janet Read, Luke Clements and David Ruebain

Now in its completely updated second edition, this accessible guide provides essential information about how the law can be used to promote good practice and policy development for disabled children and young people. The authors take an anti-discriminatory and inclusive approach that involves parents and children in decision-making and advocacy. more »

2006, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-280-9, Royal, 320pp
Law, Rights and Disability

Law, Rights and Disability

Edited by Jeremy Cooper

This comprehensive volume assesses the relationship between legal rights and disability and the effect of law, legal process and third party professional intervention on the lives of people with disabilities. The contributors, who are all either academics or other professional experts in their field, write in a jargon free accessible style. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-836-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp
An A-Z of Community Care Law

An A-Z of Community Care Law

Michael Mandelstam

Written to meet the need for concise explanation of the key legal issues in community care, this comprehensive A to Z gives the reader immediate access to the definitions they are seeking, and is the first book to summarise systematically many of the recent legal cases. more »

1997, Paperback: £19.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-560-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Equipment for Older or Disabled People and the Law

Michael Mandelstam

This book explains the provision, both law and practice, of equipment and home adaptations to assist older or disabled people in daily living. The range of items covered is great, from alarms to artificial limbs, baths to bedrooms, chopping boards to crutches, electronic toothbrushes to environmental controls, and walking frames to wheelchairs. more »

1996, Paperback: £34.99/ $62.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-352-1, Royal, 600pp

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