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Author Hewitt-Taylor, Jaqui.

Title Children with complex and continuing health needs : the experiences of children, families and care staff / Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (207 pages)
Contents Children with complex and continuing health needs -- Being a child or young person with complex needs -- Being the parent of a child who has complex needs -- Premature babies -- Families whose children have complex needs -- Diagnosis -- Support -- Healthcare -- Education -- Society -- Working with children and their families -- Conclusion
Summary 'This book draws on the experiences of a number of families to provide a valuable and deeply moving insight into what it means to raise a child with complex needs. It highlights both the joys and the challenges that families face. In doing so it raises important issues about how services in the UK are currently responding to children with complex needs and their families as well as pervasive disablist attitudes within society. This book will provide students and practitioners from a range of disciplines with a valuable window into families' lives and challenge them to reflect on how they are s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-201) and indexes
Subject Children with disabilities -- Care.
Children with disabilities -- Family relationships.
Children with disabilities -- Rehabilitation.
Chronically ill children -- Care.
Chronically ill children -- Family relationships.
Chronically ill children -- Rehabilitation.
Chronic Disease.
Disabled Children.
Family Relations.
Long-Term Care.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007024037
ISBN 1846427312 (electronic bk.)
9781846427312 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)