Care of the child/young person and family in the community

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson

in Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780198569572
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597901 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Care of the child/young person and family in the community

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Effects of being a sick child or young person at home 76

Managing long-term conditions in the community setting 78

Communication with professionals 80

Working with technology-dependent children at home 82

Working with diverse communities 84

NHS walk-in centres 86

As a result of the development of policy in the 1950s with regard to the care of sick children, professionals caring for children are generally of the mindset that acutely ill children are best cared for at home, and that any health problems a child encounters are likely to have an effect on the whole family system....

Chapter.  2517 words. 

Subjects: Paediatrics

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