Person Centred Practice in Nursing and Health Care

Author: Brendan McCormack
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118990568
Release Date: 2016-08-08
Genre: Medical

Person-centred Practice in Nursing and Health Care is a comprehensive and practical resource for all nurses and healthcare practitioners who want to develop person-centred ways of working. This second edition which builds on the original text Person Centred Nursing, has been significantly revised and expanded to provide a timely and topical exploration of an important subject which underpins all nursing and healthcare, edited by internationally renowned experts in the field. Person-centred Practice in Nursing and Health Care looks at the importance of person-centred practice (PCP) from a variety of practice, strategic, and policy angles, exploring how the principles of PCP underpin a variety of perspectives, including within leadership and in the curriculum. The book explores not only a range of methodologies, but also covers a variety of different healthcare settings and contexts, including working within mental health services, acute care, nursing homes, the community, and working with children and people with disabilities. Key features: Significantly updated and expanded since the previous edition, taking into account the considerable changes in recent health care advancements, including the ‘Francis’ report Builds on previous perspectives of person-centredness in nursing and applies them in a broader nursing and health care context Includes a stronger exploration on the role of the service-user Shows the use of life-story and narrative approaches as a way of putting the individual’s identity at the heart of the care relationship Includes learning features such as links to current practice developments and reflective questions

Developing Person Centred Practice

Author: Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137399793
Release Date: 2015-03-09
Genre: Medical

Person-centred care is the idea that the healthcare professional shifts their focus from routine tasks and processes to the individual needs of the patients. It has been highlighted as the cornerstone of high quality care. But whilst few practitioners intend to work in a non-person-centred way, for reasons such as priorities, organisational policies, workplace culture and resources, a person-centred approach can be very difficult to achieve. This book provides a practice-focused exploration of how the ideas of person-centeredness can be developed and incorporated in to everyday practice: - It forms each chapter around an engaging case study, with examples from adult and child health, mental health, learning disabilities and many more. - It introduces the theoretical basis of person-centred care, including the benefits it has for working environments, staff and patients. - It demonstrates how meaningful practice development partnerships can be made with patients, including who to involve and how to involve them. - It takes the reader through the steps of developing a person-centred ethos- from encouraging people to participate in the development, to evaluating the progress and sustaining it in the long run. With clear and accessible guidance through the use of chapter overviews, key points, activities and web-based resources, this is an important book for anyone interested in developing a person-centred approach to care.

Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

Author: Brendan McCormack
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118448786
Release Date: 2013-01-08
Genre: Medical

In its first edition, Practice Development in Nursing madean important contribution to understanding practice development andits core components. Now fully updated to take into account themany developments in the field, the second edition continues tofill an important gap in the market for an accessible, practicaltext on what remains a key issue for all members of the healthcareteam globally. Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare exploresthe basis of practice development and its aims, implementation andimpact on healthcare, to enable readers to be confident in theirapproaches to practice development. It is aimed at healthcareprofessionals in a variety of roles (for example clinical practice,education, research and quality improvement) and students, as wellas those with a primary practice development role, in order toenable them to effectively and knowledgeably develop practice andthe practice of others. Key features: New updated edition of a seminal text in the field, includingsignificant new material Relevance to the entire healthcare team Accessible and practical in style, with case studies, scenariosand examples throughout Edited by and with contributions from experts in thefield Fully updated to include the latest research Supported by a strong evidence base

International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

Author: Kim Manley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118693469
Release Date: 2013-05-08
Genre: Medical

International Practice Development in Nursing builds on Practice Development in Nursing, edited by the same editors and is the first book to develop a truly international practice development perspective. Practice development is a key concept in developing effective nursing care which is firmly embedded in health service modernisation agendas, clinical governance strategies, team and cultural developments and in quality improvements that directly impact on patient care in the UK and internationally. Practice development acknowledges the interplay between the development of knowledge and skills, enablement strategies, facilitation and a systematic, rigorous and continuous processes of emancipatory change in order to achieve evidence-based, person-centred care. International Practice Development in Nursing is an essential resource for all practice developers and for nurses with a remit for facilitating innovation and change in practice.

Person centred Nursing

Author: Brendan McCormack
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444347715
Release Date: 2011-06-09
Genre: Medical

The concept of 'person-centredness' has become established in approaches to the delivery of healthcare, particularly with nursing, and is embedded in many international healthcare policy frameworks and strategic plans. This book explores person-centred nursing using a framework that has been derived from research and practice. Person-centred Nursing is a theoretically rigorous and practically applied text that aims to increase nurses' understanding of the principles and practices of person-centred nursing in a multiprofessional context. It advances new understandings of person-centred nursing concepts and theories through the presentation of an inductively derived and tested framework for person-centred nursing. In addition it explores a variety of strategies for developing person-centred nursing and presents case examples of the concept in action. This is a practical resource for all nurses who want to develop person-centred ways of working.

Interprofessional Rehabilitation

Author: Sarah G. Dean
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118351413
Release Date: 2012-07-16
Genre: Medical

Interprofessional Rehabilitation: a Person-Centred Approach is a concise and readable introduction to the principles and practice of a person-centred interprofessional approach to rehabilitation, based upon a firm scientific evidence base. Written by a multi-contributor team of specialists in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nursing, psychology and rehabilitation medicine, this text draws together common themes that cut across the different professional groups and the spectrum of health conditions requiring rehabilitation, and sets out a model of practice that is tailored to the specific needs of the client. Showing interprofessionalism at work in a range of clinical contexts, the book argues that effective rehabilitation is best conducted by well-integrated teams of specialists working in an interdisciplinary way, with the client or patient actively involved in all stages of the process. This book will be essential reading for students preparing for practice in an increasingly interprofessional environment, and will be of interest to any health care practitioner keen to understand how an integrated approach to rehabilitation can benefit their clients.

Delivering Person Centred Care in Nursing

Author: Bob Price
Publisher: Learning Matters Limited
ISBN: 1526463334
Release Date: 2019-03-09

Delivering effective and responsive person-centred care is a key requirement of nurses' professional practice and a core skill nurses must develop throughout their degree. This book explains and demonstrates how nurses can transform the ideals of person-centred care into reality for patients throughout their healthcare journey, in a variety of settings. Through the use of varied case studies, this book applies this practice to all fields of nursing, allowing students on any course, at any point in their degree to find useful guidance within its pages.

Appreciative Healthcare Practice A guide to compassionate person centred care

Author: Dr Gwilym Wyn Roberts
Publisher: M&K Update Ltd
ISBN: 9781907830938
Release Date: 2015-07-08
Genre: Medical

Written by a leading healthcare academic and an accredited international business coach, this book takes a new approach to one of the most crucial issues in healthcare – how to care for patients appreciatively, responsively and compassionately. In the light of the findings of the Francis Report (2013), and at a time when healthcare services are under enormous pressure, there is a clear and urgent need for such a book. Despite the challenges of ill health, the authors demonstrate that the opportunity is there for any healthcare practitioner to draw out what the patient needs and desires, in line with the patient’s own values, purposes and beliefs. This approach seeks to alleviate suffering and allows the patient to be more empowered and motivated to change, discovering choice and possibility in times of adversity. In this way, the practitioner can help the patient increase their own resilience and resourcefulness. At the same time, the practitioner discovers their own ability to self-care and self-manage. Aimed at healthcare students and practitioners at all levels, Appreciative Healthcare Practice will provide a valuable and supportive learning resource for a wide range of individuals involved in caring. Contents include: Introduction Carers’ stories Compassionate and dignified care Professionalism – on becoming a professional Applying appreciative inquiry in practice and education Creativity and care Applying the three-eye model to healthcare Mindful healthcare practice The appreciative care worker and coach

Clinical Pocket Reference Fundamental Care

Author: Juliet Bostwick
Publisher: Clinical Pocket Reference
ISBN: 9781908725554
Release Date: 2016-02-10
Genre: Medical

Effective nursing care requires knowledge, skills, and an understanding of the individual who is receiving care. Through the use of this new resource care providers will become better informed about the key elements of care and empowered to deliver that care effectively and with compassion. · Essential guide to the importance and provision of person-centred care · Covers a range of fundamental skills central to daily practice · Supports communication with the patient, promoting the physical and psychological wellbeing of the patient at all times · Enables rapid reference and reflective revision before and after shifts Contents 1: Introduction What is nursing care? - Person-centred care - Fundamentals of care - Person-centred evidence-based practice - The nursing process - Professional regulation - The 6Cs 2: Compassion 3: Care Emotional and psychological care - Caring for an older person - Caring for a person with mental health needs - Caring for a person with a learning disability 4: Communication Person-centred communication - Documentation - Consent and mental capacity - Confidentiality - Discharge planning - The Patient’s Voice - Public health and health promotion 5: Competence Hand hygiene - Comfort and hygiene - Nutrition and assisting with eating - Hydration and assisting with drinking - Assisting with elimination - Assisting with stoma care - Assisting with wound care 6: Courage Safeguarding - Raising concerns/whistleblowing 7: Commitment Reflection - Caring for ourselves

Practice Development Workbook for Nursing Health and Social Care Teams

Author: Jan Dewing
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118676707
Release Date: 2014-06-03
Genre: Medical

If you’re looking to develop and improve your nursing, health or social care practice, either individually or as part of a team, the Practice Development Workbook for Nursing, Health and Social Care Teams offers a wide-ranging selection of activities, tools and resources covering vital aspects of practice development. Written as a companion volume to the latest edition of the best-selling Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare, this new resource grounds practice development in day-to-day nursing and health and social care through accessible, informative learning activities. It also focuses on practical ways in which teams can make their workplace cultures more effective and person-centred, and enables practitioners to empower themselves to make compassionate care a fundamental part of effective health and social care systems. Key features: Offers a full range of resources and tools to support all stages of learning and development towards person-centred practice Includes practical advice for teams to involve patients, clients and residents in the transformation of workplace cultures and bringing about sustainable change Perfect for use both by individuals or by those working in group settings Presents informative and accessible information through activities and key learning points rather than just theory Fully linked to Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare, second edition, but can also be used as a stand-alone resource Companion website Includes a companion website at: The website includes valuable material for you to print out and use: Evaluation tools Questionnaires and checklists Worksheets and reflection tools Sample presentations in PowerPoint format A bonus online chapter on sharing and celebrating The website material supplements, and is organised around, the chapters in the workbook.

Understanding Vulnerability

Author: Vanessa Heaslip
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118489666
Release Date: 2013-05-28
Genre: Medical

The notion of vulnerability is critical to person-centred and high-quality nursing and healthcare practice, and underpins all nursing education. Understanding Vulnerability: a Nursing and Healthcare Approach focuses on vulnerability experienced every day by patients and clients in healthcare, and provides clear and supportive guidance to nurses and other healthcare practitioners on protecting and caring for vulnerable patients. Taking a fresh, critical and reflective perspective that reflects current trends towards the promotion of equality and acknowledges everyone’s vulnerability, this book is essential reading for all nursing and healthcare students, as well as healthcare practitioners who are committed to providing person-centred care. Special features: •One of the first books to address the issue of vulnerability from a nursing and healthcare perspective •Written by a group of experienced professionals, academics and educationalists with both educational and research expertise in the exploration of vulnerability •Includes narratives, perspectives and case studies, illustrating and bringing to life the issues within the book


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Action Research in Nursing and Healthcare

Author: G.R. Williamson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446254295
Release Date: 2011-11-10
Genre: Medical

Action Research is becoming more popular in nursing and healthcare. It is used by practitioners who want to better understand and improve the quality of their work, and by students who need to do a research project for their course. An Action Research approach enables evidence-based care and links research directly to practice, making it the ideal method for a researcher in these fields. This book introduces readers to Action Research by presenting its key concepts and backing these up with practical examples throughout, often drawn from the authors' own extensive experience. Topics include: - Action research to advance patient care - Collaborative working - Ethics - Participatory Action Research - Writing up and disseminating projects Williamson, Bellman, and Webster - leading figures in the field - provide practical advice for using Action Research in healthcare settings, with patients and alongside other practitioners. Their book presents a flexible approach that can be adapted to researchers' real needs.

Issues in Nursing Research Training and Practice 2013 Edition

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions
ISBN: 9781490110448
Release Date: 2013-05-01
Genre: Medical

Issues in Nursing Research, Training, and Practice: 2013 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ book that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Nurse Practitioners. The editors have built Issues in Nursing Research, Training, and Practice: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Nurse Practitioners in this book to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Nursing Research, Training, and Practice: 2013 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at

Person Centred Healthcare Research

Author: Brendan McCormack
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119099604
Release Date: 2017-09-05
Genre: Medical

Person-Centred Healthcare Research provides an innovative and novel approach to exploring a range of research designs and methodological approaches aimed at investigating person-centred healthcare practice within and across healthcare disciplines. With contributions from internationally renowned experts in the field, this engaging resource challenges existing research and development methodologies and their relevance to advancing person-centred knowledge generation, dissemination, translation, implementation and use. It also explores new developments in research methods and practices that open up new avenues for advancing the field of person-centred practice. Person-Centred Healthcare Research: • Enables students, practitioners, managers and researchers to gain a solid understanding of the complexity of person-centred thinking in research designs and methods • Explores the theories and practices underpinning a topical subject within current healthcare practice • Is edited by an internationally recognised team who are at the forefront of person-centred healthcare research