Recognition of commonalities across specialist areas is increasing all the time, and reflects changes in health care and the profile of undergraduate training. It explores the paradigm shifts from technical rational approaches to professional artistry, underpinned by reflective practice and user involvement. There is as yet no book which sets up speech and language therapy in this context, and provides therapists with frameworks for developing their practice.
Chapter 1. The geography of professional practice: swamps and icebergs. (Anna van der Gaag and Carolyn Anderson).
Chapter 2. Values in professional practice. (Anna vna der Gaag and Chris Mowles).
Chapter 3. Understanding expectations. (Margaret Glogowska).
Chapter 4. The Care Aims model. (Kate Malcomess).
Chapter 5. Implementation of the Care Aims model: challenges and opportunities. (Pauline Beirne).
Chapter 6. Learning to be common in therapy. (Karen Bunning).
Chapter 7. Journeys with aphasia: personal reflections. (Kate Swinburn).
Chapter 8. Dysphagia: combining conflicting models? (Karen Krawczyk).
Chapter 9. Reflecting on practice. (Carolyn Anderson).