Chapter 8. Falling Through the Net and the Spider's Web: Two Metaphoric Moments along my Journey

  1. Christopher Johns Professor of Nursing
  1. Maria Fordham Specialist

Published Online: 21 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324969.ch8

Guided Reflection: A narrative approach to advancing professional practice

Guided Reflection: A narrative approach to advancing professional practice

How to Cite

Fordham, M. (2010) Falling Through the Net and the Spider's Web: Two Metaphoric Moments along my Journey, in Guided Reflection: A narrative approach to advancing professional practice (ed C. Johns), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324969.ch8

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Bedford Primary Care Trust, Bedford, 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:

  • Falling through the net and spider's web - two metaphoric moments along my journey;
  • Homeless Health Initiative (HHI) questionnaire, focusing on way HHI - supported homelessness practitioners in UK;
  • Falling through the net, one of 30 stories – plotting the narrative journey;
  • Community Mental Health Team (CMHT);
  • SOVA representative - physical disability social worker;
  • Spaghetti junction's rigid steel trajectories;
  • honouring chaos stories - both moral and ethical;
  • supporting people and other partners - linked generic mental health teams and hostels;
  • The spider's web story, pivotal experience in narrative journey - self-inquiry leading to self-realisation;
  • homelessness nursing, knowledge that caring and compassion - leads to social action where transformation occurs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Spaghetti junction

  • Reflective guidance

  • Commentary

  • Endnote

  • References