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Supporting People: Towards a Person-Centred Approach

Paperback, 16/05/2011, £22.99
Based on the largest independent UK study of person-centred support and written by an experienced team of authors, this book explores with service users, practitioners, carers and managers what person-centred support means to them, what barriers stand in the way and how these can be overcome.

From Demons to Dracula

Paperback, 08/10/2008, £19.95
In blood-soaked lore handed down the centuries, the vampire is a monster of endless fascination: from Bram Stoker's "Dracula" to "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", this seductive lover of blood haunts popular culture and inhabits our darkest imaginings. This book tells the history of the vampire, and reveals why the vampire myth fascinates us.

Straight Talking Introduction to Being a User of Psychiatric

Paperback, 30/11/2009, £9.99
Takes a closer look at the realities for people and how to deal with them. This title shows what may begin as a painful and unwanted experience can pave the way for new understandings and life chances and how psychiatric service users are coming together to bring about changes benefiting us all.

Social Care, Service Users and User Involvement

Paperback, 15/08/2012, £25.00
This book provides a definitive critical introduction to service user views and involvement. It addresses both the theoretical and practical issues of service user involvement, and includes initiatives on the impact and outcomes from involvement.


Paperback, 01/11/2010, £6.99
Introduces such charecters as the stern but kindly Great Uncle Bulgaria; Orinoco, who is particularly fond of his food and a subsequent forty winks; and, general handyman extraordinaire Tobermory, who can turn almost anything that the Wombles retrieve from Wimbledon Common into something useful.

Palliative care

Paperback, 16/11/2006, £25.00
This unique book provides a rare look at social work and palliative care from the perspective of service users. Drawing on new original research, the authors examine service users' experiences, tracking their journeys through it, exploring the care they receive and the effects of culture and difference through their first hand comments and ideas.