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Caring and Helping

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195112481
eISBN:
9780199865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter examines the concept of nontraditional settings and why these institutions have played a critical role in communities of color. It identifies the factors that make people who work in ... More


Care in the Community

DAVID WRIGHT

in Mental Disability in Victorian England: The Earlswood Asylum 1847-1901

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246397
eISBN:
9780191715235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246397.003.004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The movement to community care for mentally disabled persons in the last quarter of the 20th century has precipitated a reevaluation of the asylum era. Recent research has revealed that community and ... More


Patient and carer satisfaction

Nick Bosanquet and Chris Salisbury

in Providing a palliative care service: towards an evidence base

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629913
eISBN:
9780191730153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629913.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter focuses on consumer preference for, and satisfaction with, the different types of palliative care. The term ‘consumer’ in palliative care refers to the patients, families, friends, and ... More


The Community Care Solution

Mathew Thomson

in The Problem of Mental Deficiency: Eugenics, Democracy, and Social Policy in Britain, c.1870-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206927
eISBN:
9780191677380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206927.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses how the shortcomings in the administrative and institutional provisions of the 1913 Mental Deficiency Act in Great Britain were ... More


Introduction

Susan Balloch and Michael Hill

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This introductory chapter begins by briefly setting out the main objectives of the book. The first is to question current approaches to ‘community care’, in which the meaning of community is ... More


Community care development: developing the capacity of local communities to respond to their own support and care needs

Deborah Quilgars

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter evaluates the successes and challenges experienced in developing a Community Care Development Project. In recognition of the lack of joint work on ‘community care’ and ‘community ... More


Care, citizenship and community in the UK

Susan Balloch

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter focuses on recent policy developments in the UK that have revived concepts of citizenship and community within the context of care. It identifies positive developments such as the move ... More


Care, citizenship and community in Scotland

Alison Petch

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores the extent to which policy and practice in Scotland in the key areas of care, citizenship, and community contrasts with that presented for the rest of the UK. It examines the ... More


In the Care of Strangers

Ann Weick

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter begins with a discussion of the meanings of care, the increasing development of non-family-based systems of care, the nature of social care, and communities of care. It argues that as ... More


Volunteers working in a community palliative care service

Kathleen Defellippi and Mabuyi Mnguni

in Volunteers in hospice and palliative care: A resource for voluntary service managers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199545827
eISBN:
9780191730429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545827.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses the story of the development of palliative care in a region of South Africa. It includes the history of the project, which involved importing a UK model in the 1980s. It also ... More


Transitions From Nursing Homes to Community Settings

Robert L. Mollica

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0059
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes efforts to help nursing home residents return to the community. Consumer demands for services that enable them to live in the most integrated setting, the U.S. Supreme Court ... More


Culturally Competent Community-Based Clinical Practice: A Critical Review

Maria D. Corwin

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter examines the mandate for cultural competence and the advances in theory, organizational strategies, and practice techniques that are now available to guide agencies and clinicians in ... More


Introduction

DAVID WRIGHT

in Mental Disability in Victorian England: The Earlswood Asylum 1847-1901

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246397
eISBN:
9780191715235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246397.003.001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book contributes to the growing scholarly interest in mental disability and its history by investigating the emergence of idiot asylums in England during the Victorian period. By focusing on the ... More


Mutual support and solidarity

Paul Henderson and Ilona Vercseg

in Community development and civil society: Making connections in the European context

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349705
eISBN:
9781447301929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349705.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores the last of Roland Warren's five functions — mutual support and solidarity. In the western European context, the term ‘community care’ is more likely to be used. The chapter ... More


Using Community Epidemiologic Data to Improve Social Settings: The Communities that Care Prevention System

Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, and Richard F. Catalano

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter describes the Communities That Care (CTC) program using examples from 12 communities implementing CTC as part of an efficacy trial. CTC is a community-based strategy that empowers ... More


The Problem of Mental Deficiency: Eugenics, Democracy, and Social Policy in Britain, c.1870-1959

Mathew Thomson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206927
eISBN:
9780191677380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206927.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is the first detailed assessment of the development and implementation of social policy to deal with the problem of the ‘mentally deficient’ in Britain ... More


Community palliative care in Switzerland: from assessment to action

Steffen Eychmüller and Franzisca Domeisen Benedetti

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter presents an account of a regional initiative undertaken in north eastern Switzerland to develop community-based palliative care. The Kerala (India) Neighbourhood Network in Palliative ... More


Paid care workers in the community: an Australian study

Jane Mears

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter looks at issues of concern to those working in domiciliary care in Australia. As the Australian population continues to age, older people and their carers will need more formal support ... More


Primary and community health care facilities

Nizam Damani

in Manual of Infection Prevention and Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698356
eISBN:
9780191732126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698356.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Primary and community health care facilities include GPs' surgeries, long-term facilities (e.g., nursing and residential homes), hospices, etc. The level of care provided to the clients/patients in ... More


How different countries allocate long-term care resources to older users: changes over time

Cristiano Gori, Francesco Barbabella, John Campbell, Naoki Ikegami, Francesco d’Amico, Holly Holder, Tomoaki Ishibashi, Lennarth Johansson, Harriet Komisar, and Hildegard Theobald

in Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447305057
eISBN:
9781447311539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305057.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter deals with changes over time in public resource allocation among LTC users in England, Germany, Japan, Italy, Sweden and the U.S. The dilemma on the balance between “how much care” to ... More


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