The book is a core textbook for branch students and qualified staff on the practical issues of health promotion for a range of clients. It explores the central challenge of community health promotion, empowermentand, through examples from practice, addresses how professionals can be more responsive to patients needs. Extensive cases studies and practice-related questions are used throughout the text.
The first text to address such a comprehensive range of community health promotion activitiesExtensive reference to practice and examples of services
Contains exercises and activities throughout the book which will enable readers to identify and develop their own knowledge and skills Each chapter starts with an overview outlining its contents
By Joanne Kerr, MSc, RGN, RHV, RNT, CertEd, Fellow, Health Service Management Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester and formerly Community Nurse Tutor, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, University of Manchester, Manchester