Chapter 11. Changing the Culture and Context of Practice: Evaluating the Journey Towards Family-Centred Care

  1. Kim Manley Manager Head Visiting Professor Visiting Fellow2,
  2. Brendan McCormack Professor leader3 and
  3. Val Wilson Director Professor4,5
  1. Val Wilson Director Professor4,5 and
  2. Raelene Walsh Bachelor of Nursing, Business Management Nurse Unit Manager Clinical Nurse Educator Neonatal Nurse claims assessor Training Manager1

Published Online: 13 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319491.ch11

International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

How to Cite

Wilson, V. and Walsh, R. (2009) Changing the Culture and Context of Practice: Evaluating the Journey Towards Family-Centred Care, in International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare (eds K. Manley, B. McCormack and V. Wilson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319491.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Resources for Learning and Improving, Royal College of Nursing, UK

  2. 3

    Institute of Nursing Research/School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

  3. 4

    The Children's Hospital, Westmead, Australia

  4. 5

    The University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Special Care Nursery, Dandenong Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

  2. 4

    The Children's Hospital, Westmead, Australia

  3. 5

    The University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156769

Online ISBN: 9781444319491

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Keywords:

  • special care nursery (SCN) changes;
  • emancipatory practice development (EPD);
  • methodological structure of study and realistic evaluation (RE);
  • multi-method approach using sources of evidence;
  • EPD implementation in SCN - in-depth exploration;
  • changing culture and context of practice;
  • family-centred care;
  • improving family-centred care (EPD) activities;
  • nurse unit manager (NUM)'s influence and transformational leadership;
  • bridge between philosophy of family-centred care and actual practice

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methodology

  • Data collection and analysis

  • Exploring the context and culture of the SCN

  • Creating meaning: The impact on family-centred care

  • The influence of leadership

  • So what happens now?

  • Conclusion

  • References