Professional Accountability in Social Care and Health
Challenging unacceptable practice and its management
- Roger Kline - Association of Professionals in Education and Children's Trusts (ASPECTS)
- Michael Preston-Shoot - University of Bedfordshire, UK
Interprofessional working | Leadership and Management
The book will appeal to students and newly qualified practitioners in teaching, health and social work and their managers.
A really useful book that is a great companion to the Transforming Nursing Practice Law and Professional Issues in Nursing. This really digs down to the nub of the issues and allows experienced care workers to discuss and debate using their knowledge of case studies to share good practice and to identify where other teams experience issues.
In the past professional accountability sent shivers down the spines of many working in the increasingly complex world of health and social care. It still does. and primarily due to practitioners not considering the 'what if and what about'. This accessible, readable and lively text opens the issues up, sheds light on complexity and takes the reader into the places they know they need to go but would at time prefer not to. A great addition to the literature.
This book summarises effectively evidence from recent serious case reviews in both children and adult services and the importance of learning from these. It also includes good sections on managing workload and the boundaries of confidentiality. As such, it highlights both work pressures and ethical dilemmas and is therefore insightful for any social work student.
This is a very good book that will help HNC Health and Social care students to understand the professional accountability in health and social care.
This book can be used throughout the course in relation to units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10
The way in which the book has been written enables students gather knowledge and also through the use of carefully selected activities it encourages students to reflect on practice and ask questions?
In my view a helpful text which, stimulates an exploration of accountability and professionalism in social work and social care. Good coverage of law and ethics with helpful case examples to support application of, and reflection on learning. These can also be adapted to make good in class activities.
Nicely presented book which helps students to get into this very important topic.
A book that informs professionals within health care and social work about accountability in the workplace and what practitioners should be aware of. This book is very informative and has case studies throughout which informs the reader of how to deal with difficult situations which challenge accountability.
This book offers a good balance between theory, case studies and case law examples, that provide students with a good overview of the issues arising. Case studies provide excellent links to practice and have been a useful took in stimulating discussions. This book is an essential read for people working in social care.
This text will support the development of a number of aspects of the higher level qualifications that we deliver. I like the way that it uses scenarios, case studies and information, this generally helps in the raising of understanding and making it relate to practice.
Used in the Ethics Module.
Currently teaching the module.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 11 - Concluding Observations