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Macmillan Higher Education

Developing Person-Centred Practice

A Practical Approach to Quality Healthcare

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Palgrave

Pages: 256
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09 March 2015

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Ebook - 9781137399793

09 March 2015

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This textbook provides a practice-focused case study based exploration of how the ideas of person-centeredness can be developed and incorporated in to everyday practice. This how-to guide supports person-centred care and...

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This textbook provides a practice-focused case study based exploration of how the ideas of person-centeredness can be developed and incorporated in to everyday practice. This how-to guide supports person-centred care and reflects the challenges of implementing and pursuing this practice to make it a reality in healthcare. With clear and accessible guidance through the use of chapter overviews, key points, activities and web-based resources, this is an important book for anyone interested in developing a person-centred approach to care.

Students taking nursing, midwifery, and health and social care programmes will find this extremely valuable reading as they learn to develop person-centred practice, as will experienced practitioners seeking to deliver the very best care possible.

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  • Provides a practice-focused exploration of how the ideas of person-centeredness can be developed and incorporated in to everyday practice
  • Introduces the theoretical basis of person-centred care, including benefits for working environments, staff and patients
  • Includes a step-by-step guide on developing a person-centred ethos- from encouraging people to participate to evaluating the progress and sustaining it in the long run
  • Demonstrates how meaningful practice development partnerships can be made with patients
  • Uses an applied case study approach:?scenarios are weaved throughout the narrative to give them depth and help ease understanding,?with examples from adult and child health, mental health, learning disabilities and many more

1. Introducing Person-centred Care and Practice Development
2. Practice Development: a Person Centred Methodology
3. Person Centred Care
4. Integrating Patients into Practice Development Processes
5. Creating a Culture of Learning and Development
6. What Informs Practice Development?
7. Leadership and Practice Development
8. Practice Development and Change
9. Evaluating Practice Development
10. Maintaining a Culture of Person Centred Practice Development
11. Sharing the Outcomes of Person Centred Practice Development
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Dr Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Practice Development at Bournemouth University, UK. She focuses on research and its application to practice, practice development and change management.

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Dr Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Practice Development at Bournemouth University, UK. She focuses on research and its application to practice, practice development and change management.

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