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Safeguarding Adults and the Law, Third Edition: An A-Z of Law and Practice

Paperback, 21/02/2019, £43.99
The issues relating to safeguarding vulnerable adults continue to increase in importance. Now in its third edition and a new A-Z format, this book sets this complex area of work within an extensive legal framework, providing comprehensive guidance for practitioners and students. It includes all recent changes to the law, and includes related cases.

Caring for Adults with Mental Health Problems

Paperback, 01/12/2006, £42.50
This book will provide student nurses, students studying for NVQ levels II and III, SNVQ and those students who are undertaking an Access to Higher Education (Nursing) Courses, with user-friendly and contemporary information in relation to some of the key clinical practice issues that they may experience when caring for individuals.

Consumed: In Search of my Sister

Hardback, 10/06/2021, £16.99
A moving memoir about TB, grief, sisterhood, poverty and the reservoir of blame, guilt and unreliable memories from a troubled childhood in Lahore and London.

Safeguarding Adults 2ed

Paperback, 15/10/2019, £20.99
Working to safeguard adults is a complex area of practice that requires careful balancing of autonomy, protection and risk.

Supporting Parents: Messages from Research

Paperback, 15/02/2004, £29.99
Supporting Parents brings together authoritative research on supporting parents and carers. Underpinning the government's developing policy for children's services, it is essential reading for practitioners, policy makers and academics working in child care.

Core Concepts in Sociology

Paperback, 05/10/2018, £23.99

Sins of the Father: Abused by my father every day for a decade, this is my story of survival

Paperback, 17/02/2022, £12.99
Sins of the Father tells of Shaneda Daly's horrific abuse for over a decade by her own father, and how she managed to take back the power he had taken away so cruelly.

Social Work, Cats and Rocket Science: Stories of Making a Difference in Social Work with Adults

Paperback, 19/09/2019, £20.99
A collection of social work case studies from frontline social workers, emphasising the importance of the job and providing everyday solutions to real problems faced. Includes reflective learning points and supporting case law. Essential reading for all frontline adult social work and mental health practitioners.

Safeguarding Adults Under the Care Act 2014: Understanding Good Practice

Paperback, 21/08/2017, £22.99
Following the Care Act 2014, this essential guide to adult safeguarding sets out the most current principles behind working in this area, presents core skills and knowledge to support best practice and shows how to overcome areas that present challenges to practitioners.

Direct Practice Skills for Evidence-Based Social Work: A Strengths Perspective

Paperback, 18/12/2017, £80.00
Featuring an evidence- and strengths-based approach to practice methods, this text teaches students how to apply social work skills in a variety of settings. Designed to enhance self-awareness, professionalism, ethical reasoning, cultural sensitivity, and an appreciation for social justice issues, readers are introduced to social work's core values and practice methods.

Safeguarding Adults: Key Themes and Issues

Paperback, 13/02/2018, £24.99

Safeguarding Adults Together under the Care Act 2014: A multi-agency practice guide

Paperback, 07/10/2019, £16.99
An essential adult safeguarding practice multi-agency framework under the Care Act 2014.

Social Work With Adults

Paperback, 01/05/2013, £31.99
A definitive textbook on adult services, bringing the topic alive for students with a perspective and depth of understanding.

Safeguarding Adults

Paperback, 01/03/2007, £15.95
For anyone who works, or plans to, with adults in any setting who are in need of care of support and who are unable to protect themselves from harm, exploitation or loss of independence, this book shows the need to offer them respect as citizens alongside protection from discrimination and abuse. It is part of the "Theory into Practice" series.

Social Work with Older People

Paperback, 13/01/2010, £22.99
This is the second book in the Social Work in Theory and Practice series that began with Roger Smith's 'Social Work with Young People' in Sept 08.

Understanding the family

Paperback, 05/08/1999, £44.99
An introductory textbook in family studies. The contributors demonstrate how "the family" is constituted in the public and private spheres, and outline the tensions that exist between the dominant assumptions of state and society and the lived realities and everyday experiences of family life.

Good Practice with Vulnerable Adults

Paperback, 15/01/2001, £27.99
This is a practical and trans-disciplinary guide for professionals working with vulnerable adults, who include the frail elderly, those with mental health problems or physical disabilities, learning disabilities or serious physical illness. The contributors address key problems and dilemmas in working to protect these groups from abuse.

Disabled Women and Domestic Violence

Paperback, 15/12/2011, £24.99
This book uncovers the experiences of disabled women who have suffered domestic violence, drawing on the first UK national study conducted in this area. It discusses the nature of violence perpetrated against disabled women and the range of its impacts, and outlines how services can be developed and improved, pointing to examples of good practice.

Social Control and the Use of Power in Social Work with Children and Families

Paperback, 28/02/2011, £19.95
The social work profession has always been about care and control; but practitioners are generally more comfortable with the care element of their role. Ten contributors explore the complex nature of power and its use both in social work in general and the child care field in particular.

Lifeways:working with family questions

Paperback, 01/09/1983, £12.99
Lifeways is about freedom, and how the tension between family life and personal fulfilment can be resolved.

Social Work Practice with Adults

Paperback, 09/10/2009, £32.99
This book provides a grounding for students following the social work with adults PQ pathway.

Social Work with Older People 5ed

Paperback, 02/03/2012, £31.99
With a clear theoretical underpinning, this revised edition introduces the key aspects of working with older people. Fully updated to incorporate the policy shift towards personalisation and recent legislative developments, this is a essential guide to practice for both the student and professional alike.

Social Work And Dementia

Paperback, 22/06/2012, £29.99
A complete guide to understanding dementia in social work.

Working with Adults at Risk from Harm

Paperback, 01/09/2011, £29.99
Acknowledges the overlap between different states of adult vulnerability within a range of health, social care and community contexts. This book looks beyond social work practice and legislative focus to examine the categories of at risk and vulnerable adults.

Social Work with Older People 2ed

Paperback, 08/08/2008, £30.99
A comprehensive text to develop the knowledge, skills and values that allow the reader to promote the well-being of older people within social work settings.

Advocacy and Social Work Practice

Paperback, 01/03/2012, £30.99
Skills in advocacy are essential for every social work student and practitioner. This book provides an introduction to advocacy, examining the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to undertake advocacy roles and work constructively with the growing number of independent advocates.

Critical Approach to Human Growth and Development

Paperback, 25/04/2014, £31.99
What does it mean to be human? This critical text from a well-respected author captures and interrogates the many models which have been developed to explore and explain human behaviour. Informed by sociological, psychological and biological perspectives, the book plots the key stages of the life course from childhood through to older age.

Good Practice in Safeguarding Adults: Working Effectively in Adult Protection

Paperback, 15/07/2008, £24.99
Good Practice in Safeguarding Adults provides an up to date and topical overview of developments in policy, guidance, legislation and practice in the area of adult protection. The book aims to broaden thinking about adult abuse, assesses alternative models of practice such as criminal justice and welfare, and covers groups who may be overlooked.

Nursing and Multi-professional Practice

Paperback, 18/02/2009, £32.99
Multi-professional practice underpins the entire nursing curriculum. This book is a timely introduction to this topic that, unlike its competitors, takes on a discipline-specific approach.

Social Work Practice With Older People: A Positive Person-centred Approach

Paperback, 13/11/2013, £33.99
Exploring the key theoretical approaches and methods of intervention with older people, this uniquely positive, practical book helps social workers to identify, understand and facilitate their service-users' wishes for wellbeing and a fulfilling older age.

Hard Knocks: Domestic Violence and the Psychology of Storytelling

Paperback, 28/04/2010, £38.99
Draws on interviews carried out over a period of eight years, as well as novels, films, and domestic violence literature, to explain the role of storytelling in the history of the battered women's movement. This book shows how cultural contexts shape how stories about domestic abuse get told.

Social Work with Older People: Approaches to Person-Centred Practice

Paperback, 01/03/2012, £29.99
Suitable for students on placement in adult services or voluntary organizations and social work practitioners working with older people, this title offers an approach to working with older people and provides an introduction to the legislation, policy, theory and research needed by social workers.

Vulnerable Adults and Community Care 2ed

Paperback, 27/10/2010, £33.99
An essential text for students on the PQ Adult Social Work pathway

Social Work with Adults: Policy, Law, Theory, Research and Practice

Paperback, 20/03/2012, £34.99
Martin Davies brings together contributors from a range of universities and practice backgrounds to provide incisive perspectives on this complex field. One half of a unique duet of texts, this book explores the issues within policy, law, theory and research, which will define practice for the next generation of adult social workers.

Social Work with Drug, Alcohol and Substance Misusers 3ed

Paperback, 24/09/2013, £29.99
A complete introduction to working with addictions.

Safeguarding Adults and the Law 2ed

Paperback, 15/03/2013, £44.99
The safeguarding of vulnerable adults continues to increase in importance. Now in its second edition, this book sets this complex area of work within an extensive legal framework, providing many useful pointers for practitioners and students. It comprehensively reflects recent changes to the law, and includes many new case studies.

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Law

Paperback, 15/11/2008, £29.99
The book focuses on how many areas of law apply to vulnerable adults, bringing together an extensive body of case law to illustrate this. Also covered is how local authorities and the NHS may themselves be implicated in the harm suffered. For example, in terms of gross lapses in standards of care and basic dignity sometimes found in hospitals.

Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults : Criminal Justice

7, 15/10/2008, £24.99
Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults provides an up-to-date summary of developments in the legislative framework and best practice relevant to the area of adult protection work. It explains legislation that can be used in adult protection work, covering criminal and civil law, and national guidance such as Achieving Best Evidence.

Social Work with Adults

Paperback, 12/10/2015, £29.99
Helps support students to learn how the Mental Capacity Act operates, what its key principles are when applied to safeguarding adults and how these two principles interact and inform one another.

Contemporary Fathering

Paperback, 15/04/2009, £26.99
This book explores diversity and complexity in fathering through psychoanalysis, sociology and psychology and analyses contemporary developments in social policies and welfare practices. Using a feminist perspective, it highlights the opportunities and dangers in contemporary developments for those wishing to advance gender equity.

Conducting Assessments in Adult Social Work

Paperback, 01/05/2012, £11.99
Describes day-to-day difficulties and challenges associated with assessing adults. This book focuses on the 'person to person' relationship in assessment and considers important areas such as: being well prepared; asking difficult questions; dealing with assessment problems; and, the importance of you in communication and relationship building.
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