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This book is an essential guide to mentorship in health and social care. The chapters focus specifically on the eight Nursing and Midwifery Council domains for the preparation and training of mentors. A rich range of real-life case studies are included in every chapter, to demonstrate the challenges and dilemmas of mentoring in practice. The chapters cover a range of settings, including community nursing, school nursing, acute care, social work and biomedical science.

Creating an Environment for Learning: Case Study
Creating an environment for learning: case study
Susan DunajewskiVicky TaylorNicola Howard

The provision of an effective learning environment within a health and social care practice setting is essential if meaningful learning is to take place. The challenges faced by practitioners in ensuring that the workplace is a suitable place to learn are considerable; however, the benefits to learners and ultimately to the practice area can be significant.

This chapter will review the concept of the learning environment in the context of health and social care practice education. It will also define what is meant by the learning environment and place this within the context of a learning organisation. The important aspects of learning in this type of environment will be ...

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