Journal Article

On Patient Satisfaction in Cerebral Palsy Care

DAVID BAMFORD, HUW GRIFFITHS and GEORGE KERNOHAN

in The British Journal of Social Work

Published on behalf of British Association of Social Workers

Volume 27, issue 4, pages 605-614
Published in print August 1997 | ISSN: 0045-3102
Published online August 1997 | e-ISSN: 1468-263X | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordjournals.bjsw.a011244
On Patient Satisfaction in Cerebral Palsy Care

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The value of managing teamwork in health care is well recognized. Yet, for a variety of reasons, it often fails to provide the degree of support required. To investigate the capacity for all-round service provision in Northern Ireland, a survey was carried out to obtain both quantitative and qualitative data on the degree of social and health care support for families with a child affected by cerebral palsy, one of the most serious orthopaedic disorders. Results suggest that, while clinical medical care is generally good, the role of social support in healthcare management seems poorly defined, fragmented and variable.

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Subjects: Social Work

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