Working with Disabled People in Policy and Practice: A Social Model (Interagency Working in Health and Social Care #1) (Paperback)

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Part of Palgrave's Interagency Working in Health and Social Care series, this book explores the policy and practice which frames work with disabled people. Providing a critical review of the mainstream services available to disabled people, it assesses the successes and failures of interagency working, and offers a model for future practice.

About the Author


SALLY FRENCH is Associate Lecturer at the Open University, UK where she teaches a variety of health and social care and social science courses. She has taught, written and researched in the area of Disability Studies for many years and has published widely in the field. Her current research interests include the history of disability and the experiences of disabled people in health and social care. Much of her work in the area of Disability Studies has its roots in her earlier work as a care assistant and a physiotherapist and her experiences as a disabled person. JOHN SWAIN is Professor of Disability and Inclusion at Northumbria University, UK.He has taught and researched in the area of Disability Studies for over thirty years at both Northumbria University and the Open University. John has published widely in this field, particularly co-authoring and co-editing texts with Sally French; and is Executive Editor for the Disability and Society journal. His current research interests include the experiences of disabled people as health and social care service users and the development of participatory research approaches working with disabled people.SALLY FRENCH is Associate Lecturer at the Open University, UK where she teaches a variety of health and social care and social science courses. She has taught, written and researched in the area of Disability Studies for many years and has published widely in the field. Her current research interests include the history of disability and the experiences of disabled people in health and social care. Much of her work in the area of Disability Studies has its roots in her earlier work as a care assistant and a physiotherapist and her experiences as a disabled person. JOHN SWAIN is Professor of Disability and Inclusion at Northumbria University, UK.He has taught and researched in the area of Disability Studies for over thirty years at both Northumbria University and the Open University. John has published widely in this field, particularly co-authoring and co-editing texts with Sally French; and is Executive Editor for the Disability and Society journal. His current research interests include the experiences of disabled people as health and social care service users and the development of participatory research approaches working with disabled people.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780230580787
ISBN-10: 0230580785
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: November 15th, 2011
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Interagency Working in Health and Social Care