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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95
Based on his experiences of helping to fight cuts and closures in Suffolk, Michael Mandelstam delivers a damning verdict on the mismanagement of the NHS at national, regional and local level. He charts the widespread cutbacks and closures, both rural and urban, to clinics, A&E services, beds, wards and scores of community hospitals. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 80.00
''The test of this kind of book is whether it does its job as an authoritative reference tool. I tried it out by looking up a few random areas - direct payments for carers, information sharing, statutory duty to provide accommodation, the legal status of care plans. Moreover topics could be easily pinpointed equally well from the index or the contents... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 47.95
This book presents an accessible overview of manual handling legislation, legal case law, national guidance, policy and practice. A stand-alone overview of manual handling law and practice is followed by more in-depth material, in A-Z format and fully cross-referenced, which allows the reader to look up issues for quick access to more information. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 75.00
This fourth edition of Community Care Practice and the Law has been fully updated to reflect the rapid and continuing legal, policy and practice changes affecting community care. It provides comprehensive and jargon-free explanations of community care legislation, as well as other areas of law directly relevant to practitioners. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
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. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 27.95
This short guide cuts through the confusing mass of legislation to provide a concise and jargon-free explanation of current community care practice and the law. It is an essential resource for busy practitioners at all levels as well as managers in both the statutory and voluntary sectors, and policy-makers in local authorities and the NHS. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 39.95
The author shows beyond question that neglectful care is a systemic blight, rather than mere local blemish, within our health services. He analyses the causes and factors involved, reveals the widespread denial and lack of accountability from those responsible, and spells out implications of this failure to care for the vulnerable with humanity. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 69.95
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. more...