About this title: This collection of essays provides an introduction to the many complex issues social workers and social work managers must face in planning and implementing community care initiatives. The complexity of the issues is mirrored by the varying backgrounds and approaches of the contributing authors. Key Topics include the theory of community care; the expectations of both service providers and consumers; the philosophy behind the provision of care within the community and the question of implementation.
Note: This is a general synopsis. Each listing is described below.