Service User and Carer Involvement in Education for Health and Social Care
Copyright © 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Author(s): Mick McKeown, Lisa Malihi-Shoja, Soo Downe
Published Online: 11 MAY 2010
Print ISBN: 9781405184328
Online ISBN: 9781444323764
About this Book
Service user and carer engagement in health and social care, and in the education of practitioners in this area, is emerging as one of the most important new drivers within government policy in a number of countries. However, beyond the rhetoric, there are few guides that address the practicalities of setting up and running such a project.
This book is unique in that it will appeal to practitioners, policy makers, and commissioners in health and social care practice and education who buy in to the principles of service user engagement, but who find it hard to know how to progress the practicalities. Based on the set up and running of the unique and very successful Comensus project, this practical and accessible text will provide a framework for building authentic and sustainable community engagement in health and social care education and practice.