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Empowerment in Community Care Raymond Jack

Empowerment in Community Care By Raymond Jack

Empowerment in Community Care by Raymond Jack

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Empowerment is about people working to gain control over their own lives and about the ways in which others can help or hinder this process. Within the community, this is of paramount importance for people who come into contact with professionals in health and welfare.

Empowerment in Community Care Summary

Empowerment in Community Care by Raymond Jack

The purpose of this book is to raise awareness of and to explore the opportunities which the self-help and self-health movements provide. These movements defend state provision and supplement it in ways which empower older people rather than impose dependency upon them.

Table of Contents

Empowerment in community care. Defining participative practice in health and welfare. Whose empowerment? Equalising the competing discourses in community care. Not too "grey" power. Third age: a consideration of groups and their activities. Citizen advocacy and people with learning disabilities in Wales. User first - implications for management. Peer support. Selp help groups as a route to empowerment. From elder protection to adult empowerment. Self-help organisations in Germany. Possibilities and constraints. Gaining confidence. A voice for older people - pensioners' forums in action. Effective support for selp-help. Practical projects for empowering people in health and social welfare. Powers and rights. Conclusions.

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Empowerment in Community Care by Raymond Jack
Used - Very Good
Chapman and Hall
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