Making links between different professional roles, policies and practices, this book equips you with the skills, knowledge and understandings that managers, practitioners and students need to work in integrated multiprofessional settings. The book draws on case studies to consider the dilemmas, challenges and complexities common within your workplaces.
Chapter 1: Introduction: Themes, Issues and Conclusions
Introduction: Themes, Issues and Conclusions
This introductory chapter briefly maps out for you the structure of the book and explains who the book is for and how it might be used. It talks you through the key themes, issues and conclusions of specific chapters and identifies how each chapter will discuss particular concepts, structures and relationships of multi-disciplinary working. Each chapter includes a combination of interrelated academic content, case studies, key definitions and practical activities. The connections between this content are discussed in this chapter in order to demonstrate to you the integrated nature of the text. The overall aim of the book is to act as a helpful framework for developing your practice and therefore this chapter explains the relevance of each chapter for you so that you can ...