The focus of Managing long Term Conditions is on the social model of care rather than the dominant medical model as the modern healthcare system has come to recognize the value of social determinants of health in contributing to the long term health outcomes of the population. Providing coverage of each branch of healthcare – adult, children, mental health and learning disabilities – this book is essential reading for both students and practitioners in community nursing and across healthcare in general.
- Takes a social model of health approach
- Covers key cultural issues within healthcare delivery
- Takes into account the psychosocial aspects of living with long term conditions
- Covers adult, children, mental health and learning disabilities
- Underpinned by current policy and practice
1. Frameworks for Supporting Patients with Long Term Conditions (Marilyn Fitzpatrick).
2. Case Managers and Community Matrons (Margaret Presho).
3. Empowering Patients: The Role of the Expert Patient Programme in Promoting Health Amongst Those with Long Term Conditions (Clare Street and Caroline Powell).
4. Informal Carers: Valuing Our Assets (Maureen Deacon, Marilyn Fitzpatrick and Margaret Presho).
5. The National Service Framework for Long Term Conditions: Towards the Integration of a Learning Disability Perspective (Garry Diack).
6. Mental Health Promotion: The Key to the Effective Management of Long Term conditions (Maureen Deacon).
7. Managing Long Term Conditions from the Child′s Perspective: Aspects of Vulnerability and Inequalities for Children with Complex Needs. (Ruth Thomas).
8. Psychosocial Consequences of Living with a Long Term condition (Diane Loggenberg).
9. Redocumenting Home and Managing Long Term Conditions: The Social Organization of Place and Space (Eileen Fairhurst).
10. Cultural Competence in Service Delivery (Margaret Presho).
11. Policy and Practice (Margaret Presho).