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  1. Addictions and Problem Drug Use

    Addictions and Problem Drug Use

    Issues in Behaviour, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Michael Bloor and Fiona Wood

    This volume reviews recent research into the nature and effects of addiction and considers the usefulness of policies which aim to prevent it. The contributors focus on topics such as smoking, alcoholism, gambling and injecting drug use, examining treatment and the effectiveness of prevention and intervention programmes. Learn More
    1998, 224pp
  2. Reconceptualising Work with 'Carers'

    Reconceptualising Work with 'Carers'

    New Directions for Policy and Practice

    Edited by Kirsten Stalker

    Demonstrating the scope and diversity of 'caring', the contributors highlight the positive aspects of caring and the interdependence of many caring relationships but also broach the sensitive and complex subject of 'poor' care and the importance of identifying and meeting the needs of 'hidden carers'. Learn More
    2002, 208pp
  3. Co-Production and Personalisation in Social Care

    Co-Production and Personalisation in Social Care

    Changing Relationships in the Provision of Social Care

    Edited by Susan Hunter and Pete Ritchie

    This book explores the theory and practice of the developing innovative practice of 'co-production' - a model of service in which users of a service will play an active and participatory role in the service provided to them, adopting a working partnership. This book is important reading for social care practitioners and service providers. Learn More
    2007, 168pp
  4. Substance Misuse

    Substance Misuse

    The Implications of Research, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Joy Barlow

    Substance misuse and its pervasive problems is a constant challenge for social work, health and related professionals today. It is paramount that professionals remain up-to-date on current issues and their responsibilities. Based on research and evidence, this book provides a sound basis for grounded and innovative practice. Learn More
    2009, 240pp
  5. Tackling Addiction

    Tackling Addiction

    Pathways to Recovery

    Edited by Rowdy Yates and Margaret S. Malloch

    This edited collection brings together the thoughts and experiences of researchers, practitioners and service users from the fields of health, addiction and criminal justice and centres on current developments in addiction policy and practice. Tackling Addiction examines what recovery, addiction and dependence really mean. Learn More
    2010, 208pp
  6. Learning Difficulties and Sexual Vulnerability

    Learning Difficulties and Sexual Vulnerability

    A Social Approach

    Andrea Hollomotz

    People with learning difficulties are considerably more likely to experience sexual violence than those without, and for this reason they are often described as 'vulnerable'. This book argues that treating adults with learning difficulties as 'vulnerable' leaves them with fewer of the skills which are needed to protect themselves from harm. Learn More
    2011, 192pp
  7. Social Care, Service Users and User Involvement

    Social Care, Service Users and User Involvement

    Edited by Peter Beresford and Sarah Carr

    This book provides a definitive critical introduction to service user views and involvement. It addresses both the theoretical and practical issues of service user involvement, and includes initiatives on the impact and outcomes from involvement. Learn More
    2012, 288pp
  8. Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability

    Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability

    Stopping Insult and Injury

    Sally Robinson

    Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability aims to throw light into the traumatic experiences faced by people with intellectual disability living in disability accommodation services, to make changes to policy and practice, and to offer strategies and tools for capacity building for practitioners. Learn More
    2013, 224pp
  9. Living Better with Dementia

    Living Better with Dementia

    Good Practice and Innovation for the Future

    Shibley Rahman. Forewords by Kate Swaffer, Chris Roberts and Beth Britton.

    Identifying current global policy challenges for living well with dementia, this book tackles controversial topics at the forefront of public and political debate, and highlights pockets of innovation and good practice from around the world to inform practical solutions for living well with dementia in the future. Learn More
    2015, 400pp
  10. Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Dementia

    Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Dementia

    A Person-Centred Integrated Care Approach

    Dr Shibley Rahman. Forewords by Professor Sube Banerjee and Lisa Rodrigues. Afterword by Lucy Frost.

    Focusing on how to support the wellbeing of people with dementia in care homes and home care, this book highlights the foundations of high quality care. Based on the latest research and evidence, the book tackles head on the barriers to excellent dementia care, and engages with the latest initiatives that promote health and wellbeing. Learn More
    2017, 384pp

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