Understanding Disability: A Guide for Health Professionals by Sally FrenchUnderstanding Disability: A Guide for Health Professionals by Sally French

Understanding Disability: A Guide for Health Professionals

bySally French, John SwainEditorSally French

Paperback | February 6, 2008

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This book examines disability, in an accessible and interactive style, as it relates to healthcare policy and practice. It is aimed at physiotherapists and occupational therapists, both sutdents and practitioners, but will also be useful to all healthcare workers, including nurses, doctors and speech and language therapists.
Title:Understanding Disability: A Guide for Health ProfessionalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 6.13 × 9.21 × 0.68 inPublished:February 6, 2008Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0443101396

ISBN - 13:9780443101397

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Frances Reynolds

1. What is critical reflection? 2. What is disability? 3. How did we get here? 4. Servicing the body 5. Disabled people's experiences of health care 6. The experiences of disabled health and caring professionals 7. Controlling services 8. What is empowerment? 9. What is partnership? 10. How do services meet diverse needs? 11. How do professionals find out? 12. Reflecting back to reflect forward

References Index

Editorial Reviews

"I recommend it to all occupational therapists"
"Rose Gollop, British Journal of Occupational Therapy September 2008 71(9)"