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Developing Person-Centred Practice. A Practical Approach to Quality Healthcare

This is an excellent text with clearly written content, which helps practitioners to develop patient-centred practices suitable for a modern health service.

The theoretical concepts of practice development are explored, along with the initiation of a practice development culture that is achievable and sustainable in a constantly evolving environment.

Over 11 chapters, the reader is introduced to person-centred practice development methodology, the concept of person-centred care, the creation of a culture of learning, leadership strategies, and sharing new knowledge and ways of working.

Each chapter is well presented and includes a content overview, key points, web-based resources and case studies to support application in a variety of healthcare settings. The section on developing a person-centred ethos within the workplace is especially useful.

The content gives the reader something to think about because it challenges practitioners to see the development of person-centred practice in a positive way, as opposed to activities that detract from the care they are currently giving.

It highlights how developing practice requires changes in the

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