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  1. Empowerment in Everyday Life

    Empowerment in Everyday Life

    Learning Disability

    Edited by Paul Ramcharan, Gwyneth Roberts, Gordon Grant and John Borland

    This book takes a unique approach to empowerment, starting by examining the lives and relationships of people with learning disabilities, their families and friends. Questions are then asked about how policy making, service provision and state legislation might be implemented in ways which would provide for an empowered life and lifestyle. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.18in / 232mm x 157mm, 280pp, CA$59.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-382-8
  2. The Construction of Racial Identity in Children of Mixed Parentage

    The Construction of Racial Identity in Children of Mixed Parentage

    Mixed Metaphors

    Ilan Katz

    This book is a major contribution to the literature on race, identity and child development, and offers a radically new way of looking at some of these issues. Based on intensive research on interracial families, the book reviews the previous literature relating to racial identity development, and shows it to be based on flawed assumptions. Learn More
    1996, 224pp
  3. Equipment for Older or Disabled People and the Law

    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. Learn More
    1996, 600pp
  4. Working with Elder Abuse

    Working with Elder Abuse

    A Training Manual for Home Care, Residential and Day Care Staff

    Jacki Pritchard

    This practical training manual is written for home care, residential and day care staff, who need to be able to recognise elder abuse, but may not be trained to do so. Its large format, range of exercises and photocopiable worksheets makes it a valuable source of training material. Learn More
    1996, 196pp
  5. Helping Children with Ill or Disabled Parents

    Helping Children with Ill or Disabled Parents

    A Guide for Parents and Professionals

    Julia Segal and John Simkins

    When a parent falls ill or becomes disabled, the pressures placed on family, relations and friends can be very great. Children, in particular, are sometimes forgotten as the adults struggle to cope, yet often have to endure enormous anxiety. The authors look at the range of issues that can arise, including guilt, anger, frustration and fear. Learn More
    1996, 256pp
  6. Communication and the Mentally Ill Patient

    Communication and the Mentally Ill Patient

    Developmental and Linguistic Approaches to Schizophrenia

    Edited by Jenny France and Niki Muir

    The book examines issues of communication and speech in schizophrenic patients, in collaboration with psychiatrists, linguists, psychologists, and speech and language therapists. It demonstrates the need for closer ties between the disciplines and the role that language and communication play in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of the mentally ill. Learn More
    1996, 195pp
  7. Collaboration in Health and Welfare

    Collaboration in Health and Welfare

    Working with Difference

    Ann Loxley

    This study demystifies the concept of collaboration. The author suggests a framework to enable collaboration to take place, and details the skills which can be used to facilitate the process. She concludes that inter-professional and interagency collaboration can be creative and exciting despite the problems involved. Learn More
    1996, 128pp
  8. Staff Supervision in a Turbulent Environment

    Staff Supervision in a Turbulent Environment

    Managing Process and Task in Front-line Services

    Lynette Hughes and Paul Pengelly

    Focusing on the interaction between supervisor and supervisee in the agency context, this book explores the interdependence of task and process in supervision. The authors conclude that effective service-delivery continues to depend on agencies providing the "thinking space" that supervision represents. Learn More
    1996, 240pp
  9. Planning to Care

    Planning to Care

    Regulation, procedure and practice under the Children Act 1989

    Roger Grimshaw and Ruth Sinclair

    Planning to Care examines how the quality and effectiveness of planning practice in both rural and urban settings was reshaped, drawing on the views of young people and their parents as well as practitioners. Learn More
    1997, Ebook, PDF, 267pp, CA$12.00
    ISBN: 9781907969027
  10. Preparation for Adulthood

    Preparation for Adulthood

    Standards for good practice in residential care

    James Cathcart

    This book looks at developments in work carried out in schools, in antenatal preparation and in support for families with young children. Learn More
    1997, Ebook, PDF, 45pp, CA$12.00
    ISBN: 9781905818730

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