Chapter 12. The Centrality of Values

  1. Professor Tony Ghaye C.E.O.1,2

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774694.ch12

Developing the Reflective Healthcare Team

Developing the Reflective Healthcare Team

How to Cite

Ghaye, T. (2005) The Centrality of Values, in Developing the Reflective Healthcare Team, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774694.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    The International Institute of Reflective Practice, UK

  2. 2

    Visiting Professor at University of Wales-NEWI and Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405105910

Online ISBN: 9780470774694



  • values;
  • actions;
  • value blindness;
  • value confusion;
  • value tokenism


This chapter contains section titled:

  • The value… a commitment to care

  • How far are values everywhere?

  • Values from elsewhere and from within

  • Saying one thing and doing something else

  • A lived scenario: caring moments with Peter

  • Values and actions… some concerns

  • Meeting One

  • Meeting Two