Chapter 1. Service User and Carer Involvement in Higher Education

  1. Mick McKeown Principal Lecturer1,
  2. Lisa Malihi-Shoja2 and
  3. Soo Downe Professor of Midwifery Studies3

Published Online: 11 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323764.ch1

Service User and Carer Involvement in Education for Health and Social Care

Service User and Carer Involvement in Education for Health and Social Care

How to Cite

McKeown, M., Malihi-Shoja, L. and Downe, S. (2010) Service User and Carer Involvement in Higher Education, in Service User and Carer Involvement in Education for Health and Social Care, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323764.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mental Health Division, School of Nursing & Caring Science, University of Central Lancashire, Preston & Comensus, UK

  2. 2

    Comensus, Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

  3. 3

    School of Public Health & Clinical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184328

Online ISBN: 9781444323764

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Keywords:

  • service user and carer involvement in higher education;
  • health and welfare politics - interventions by authoritative experts;
  • organizational culture and culture change - contradictory definitions;
  • policy and implementation - involving service users in professional education;
  • models and approaches - limited involvement, growing involvement and collaboration;
  • barriers to involvement - 10 specific barriers identified;
  • innovation in teaching and learning

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Politics of Health and Welfare

  • Organizational Culture and Culture Change

  • Policy and Implementation

  • Representation

  • Level of Involvement

  • Models and Approaches

  • Barriers to Involvement

  • Innovation in Teaching and Learning: An Example

  • Conclusion