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  1. Developments in Short-term Care

    Developments in Short-term Care

    Breaks and Opportunities

    Edited by Kirsten Stalker

    This book addresses the question of short-term care from many perspectives. Particular attention is paid to the views of those in direct receipt of the service, while the issues of costings and quality, and the current research on provision to particular groups including disabled children and people with dementia, are also examined. Learn More
    1995, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 200pp, AU$46.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-134-3
  2. Planning and Costing Community Care

    Planning and Costing Community Care

    Edited by Chris Clark and Irvine Lapsley

    Drawing on current research, this book assesses the issues and problems arising as social work and services departments learn how to implement the new community care legislation. Drawing on the experience of researchers, practitioners and managers, the book explores the development of policies for different types of service and support. Learn More
    1995, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 180pp, AU$58.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-267-8
  3. 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
  4. Social Care and Housing

    Social Care and Housing

    Ian Shaw, Sue Lambert and David Clapham

    Drawing out the implications for policy and practice from the latest research in housing and social work, this volume illustrates the lack of communication between practitioners that is hindering service provision, and provides suggestions for improving current practice. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 8.23in x 6.06in / 209mm x 154mm, 176pp, AU$57.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-437-5
  5. Mental Health and Social Work

    Mental Health and Social Work

    Edited by Marion Ulas and Anne Connor

    Examining the theory and practice of work with people with mental health problems, this volume considers the current state of policy and organisation and the changes that have taken place over the last decade in the field. The book charts the move away from separate, specialist services, and the resultant impact on service provision. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 248pp, AU$62.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-302-6
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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

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