Chapter 1. Defining Children with Complex Needs

  1. Jean Teare MSc, BA (Hons), RNT, RGN, RSCN, DN lecturer
  1. Jean Teare MSc, BA (Hons), RNT, RGN, RSCN, DN lecturer

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302615.ch1

Caring for Children with Complex Needs in the Community

Caring for Children with Complex Needs in the Community

How to Cite

Teare, J. (2008) Defining Children with Complex Needs, in Caring for Children with Complex Needs in the Community (ed J. Teare), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302615.ch1

Editor Information

  1. University of Bradford, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Bradford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151771

Online ISBN: 9781444302615

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Keywords:

  • caring for children with complex needs in community;
  • child health improvement through specific childcare strategies;
  • defining children with complex needs;
  • key policy for children with complex needs;
  • Children's NSF underpins Every Child Matters;
  • Change for Children programme - key outcomes identified;
  • children's community nursing services;
  • administering care responsibility for children in community

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Health and social policy related to children with complex care needs

  • Health perspectives of children with complex care needs

  • Social perspectives of children with complex care needs - the disabled child

  • Multi-agency care as a factor contributing to complex care needs of children

  • Useful website

  • References