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  • Child Maltreatment and High Risk Familiesby Julie Taylor; Anne Lazenbatt

    Dunedin Academic Press Ltd 2014; US$ 39.00

    Offers an understanding of risk, analysis, impact, learning and service delivery in relation to the maltreatment of children living in high risk families. more...

  • Self-Directed Supportby Charlotte Pearson; Julie Ridley; Susan Hunter

    Dunedin Academic Press Ltd 2014; US$ 39.00

    Social care increasingly uses cash based modes of support and strategies to personalise services. Support for this shift was initiated by the disabled peoples? movement, both in the UK and globally. The authors focus on the impact of change for front-line workers and reassess the progress of personalisation during a time of widespread austerity. more...

  • OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality: Japan 2015by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 41.00

    This report reviews the quality of health care in Japan, and seeks to highlight best practices, and provides a series of targeted assessments and recommendations for further improvements to quality of care. One of Japan’s foremost policy challenges is to create an economically-active ageing society. Excellent health care will be central to achieving... more...

  • Finger Foodsby Yvonne Coleman

    ReadHowYouWant 2005; US$ 9.99

    Nutrition Consultants Australia provides a diverse range of Services and Products - hopefully some of them will appeal to you the visitor to this site. Whilst our Consultancy services are provided solely within the residential Aged Care sector, our Products have broader appeal. Any Health Professional or Health Service Provider whose clinical interests... more...

  • Justice as Right Actionsby Young Kim

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99

    Justice as Right Actions proffers an original theory of justice and contrasts the theory with major contemporary accounts. Stated as two principles and a priority rule, the theory provides normative guidance to questions of justice in given political circumstances. more...

  • Das Recht der Freien Wohlfahrtspflegeby Heinrich Griep; Heribert Renn

    Lambertus-Verlag 2011; Not Available

    Rechtsgrundlagen für die Freie Wohlfahrtspflege. Wie frei ist die ''Freie Wohlfahrtspflege'' wirklich? Neben der Analyse der Stellung der Wohlfahrtsverbände im sozialen Rechtsstaat, befasst sich das Buch mit dieser Frage und versucht, hierauf Antworten aus rechtlicher Sicht zu geben. Daneben sollen Gefahren und Chancen aufgezeigt werden, die sich aus... more...

  • Lebensweltbezogene Behindertenarbeit und Sozialraumorientierungby Georg Theunissen

    Lambertus-Verlag 2012; Not Available

    Sozialraumorientierung - so lautet das neue Leitprinzip zur Verwirklichung von Inklusion und Teilhabe behinderter Menschen. Soll Sozialraumorientierung zu mehr Lebensqualität führen, muss sie mit einer lebensweltbezogenen Behindertenarbeit und dem Empowerment-Konzept verbunden werden. Dadurch ergeben sich neue und anspruchsvolle Aufgaben sowie zukunftsweisende... more...

  • The Future of the Welfare Stateby Robert Urbé

    Lambertus-Verlag 2012; Not Available

    The Future of Europe has to be social, or there will be no Future! Welfare in itself is a concept that is dependent on cultural differences. These provide an explanation for the different historically-rooted welfare concepts throughout European countries. For our research we have consciously focused on European Union member countries, the number of... more...

  • Investing in Youth: Latviaby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 33.00

    This report provides a detailed diagnosis of the youth labour market and education system in Latvia from an international comparative perspective, and offers tailored recommendations to help improve school-to-work transitions. It also provides an opportunity for other countries to learn from the innovative measures that Latvia has taken to strengthen... more...

  • Social Work and Disabilityby Peter Simcock; Rhoda Castle

    Wiley 2016; US$ 28.95 US$ 25.09

    Social Work and Disability offers a contemporary and critical exploration of social work practice with people with physical and sensory impairments, an area that has previously been marginalized within both practice and academic literature. It explores how social work practice can, and indeed does, contribute to the promotion of disabled people’s... more...