Personalisation for Social Workers

Burton, Jenni Elizabeth, Toscano, Thomas and Zonouzi, Maryam (2012) Personalisation for Social Workers. Open University Press. ISBN 978-0335243952

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Abstract

Personalisation remains a huge talking point in the world of social care. This timely book addresses the tensions, opportunities and challenges faced by social workers attempting to implement personal funding and support. Written by three academics with extensive first hand experience of supporting people in personalised ways, the book highlights the ethical dilemmas and complexities of frontline practice and is grounded in a pragmatic and creative approach to personalisation. The authors offer an honest representation of positive aspects of personalisation and examine areas that cause concern. The book also: Contains scenarios based on realistic examples of supporting service users and carers Recognises the political, social, cultural and individual factors that interplay in personalisation Provides a balance between an academic understanding of personalisation and application in practice Presents a vision for what the future would look like with fully implemented personalisation in adult social care.

Item Type: Book
Depositing User: ULCC Admin
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2015 15:27
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2019 11:01
URI: http://bucks.repository.guildhe.ac.uk/id/eprint/10083

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