This book supports busy practitioners studying on the Post-Qualifying Awards for Social Work with Adults. Fully updated to cover the latest legislation, the material in this book is presented as a series of self-contained chapters, written by different authors, which takes the reader beyond pure facts and offers many differing and thought-provoking viewpoints. The text is packed with helpful tips and really encourages readers to engage with their client groups and to reflect upon practice in a more meaningful way.
Welfare policy: Context of community care
The changing face of community care: Assessment, personalisation and outcomes
The Mental Capacity Act 2005
The older person's social care and the enabling service
Intermediate care: Implications for service users
To what extent is self-directed support actually self-directed by people with learning disabilities?
Caring for older people: Informal care and carers
Promoting inclusiveness: Developing empowering practice with minority groups of older people
Eclectic models in working with learning disabled people - an overview of some key issues concerning health and wellness
People with learning difficulties - Issues of vulnerability
Safeguarding adults for community care