Practising quality assurance in social care

Hafford-Letchfield, Trish (2013) Practising quality assurance in social care. Post-Qualifying Social Work Practice Series . Learning Matters at Sage, Exeter. ISBN 9781844450848

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Abstract

This book focuses specifically on quality assurance in the social work and social care context. Designed for managers and practitioners responsible for quality assurance and performance management, it utilises traditional theories and seeks to adapt these to meet the social care environment. The history and background to the development of 'quality' are examined and the literature and research reviewed in order to develop a theory base. Common practical issues and dilemmas for managers are explored with a clear service user focus throughout. Using an accessible style, this book enables readers to transfer learning to their own unique settings and roles.

Item Type: Book
Keywords (uncontrolled): Quality, Service Development, Social Care
Research Areas: A. > School of Health and Education > Mental Health, Social Work and Interprofessional Learning
Item ID: 12830
Notes on copyright: Yes as the book is no longer in print
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Depositing User: Trish Hafford-Letchfield
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2013 08:54
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2019 10:54
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/12830

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