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The Textbook of Health and Social Care

1st Edition

eISBN-13: 9781529717426

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A comprehensive textbook designed to get you through the entirety of your Health and Social Care BSc degree. Covering all the important topics and pressing issues relevant to Health and Social Care today.


The book is split into three parts, starting with the essential areas and core knowledge you will need as you start your degree, these include the sociology and psychology of illness, academic skills, key legal and ethical issues, reflective practice, and the research process. Before moving onto health and social care in practice, highlighting topics such as health promotion, safeguarding children and their rights, and working with people experiencing mental health disorders. The final part covers some of the challenges faced in present day health and social care, looking at social justice issues, legal and ethical considerations, leadership, and health inequalities.


All content is supported by practical and reflective features to help you throughout your degree, these include: Interactive activities, real life case studies and examples related to chapter content, links and suggestions for further reading, and answers to key activities and case studies exercises.


The perfect companion text for a Health and Social Care degree, or any other course related to the health and social care services.

ISBNs 1526459108, 9781526459107, 9781526459107, 9781529717426, 1529717426
Language English
Number of Pages 416
Edition 1st