An Introduction To Excellence In Practice Development In Health And Social Care

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Jun 1, 2008 - Medical - 134 pages
This introductory text outlines what is meant by excellence in practice and explores the core contemporary issues used to illustrate excellence, including evidence-based practice, clinical governance, and health and social care standards.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introducing practice development to facilitate excellence in care
1
Chapter 2 The drivers for excellence in health and social care
32
contemporary health and social care
46
Chapter 4 Changing organisational cultures and working environments
60
Chapter 5 Care standards and organisational accreditation schemes
79
Chapter 6 Practical approaches to developing excellence in care in oneself
95
Chapter 7 The way forward to achieving excellence in care through practice development
120
Index
129
Back cover
135
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Rob McSherry is Principal Lecturer in Practice Development at the University of Teesside, UK.

Jerry Warr is Reader in Practice Development at Bournemouth University, UK.

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