Empowering practice in social care

Authors:
BRAYE Suzy, PRESTON-SHOOT Michael
Publisher:
Open University Press
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
213p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Buckingham

Guide to community care. Examines the core components of the Government's community care policy, and provides an expostion of the concepts and value-base underpinning community care policy and practice. Addresses issues of power and partnership in professional practice and identifies dilemmas arising from the relationship between needs, rights and resources and between autonomy, paternalism and empowerment.

Subject terms:
management, social work theories, community care, empowerment, ethics;
ISBN print:
0 335 19245 9

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