Chapter 7. Finding a New Way in Health Visiting

  1. Christopher Johns Professor of Nursing
  1. Yvonne Latchford Counselling Student

Published Online: 21 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324969.ch7

Guided Reflection: A narrative approach to advancing professional practice

Guided Reflection: A narrative approach to advancing professional practice

How to Cite

Latchford, Y. (2010) Finding a New Way in Health Visiting, in Guided Reflection: A narrative approach to advancing professional practice (ed C. Johns), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324969.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Reflective Practice Forum, University of Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185684

Online ISBN: 9781444324969

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Keywords:

  • finding a new way in health visiting;
  • Supporting families, government consultation document - health visitors rising to challenges;
  • influences within health visiting - nurturing sense of passivity;
  • risk assessment and vulnerability assessment - clinical guidelines and checklists in health visiting child protection work;
  • guided reflection, safe clearing - to see around oneself;
  • Supporting families, developing a modern approach and ‘high quality early investment’;
  • Health Visitors Association (HVA) Annual Professional Conference, 1988;
  • health visitors' ability - to act in self-determined ways;
  • health authorities and National Health Service (NHS) - duties and responsibilities;
  • guided reflection, striking core of oppressive cycle - safe place to facilitate awareness and fuel conflict

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Helen

  • Conclusion

  • Footnote

  • References