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Effective Management in Long-term Care Organisations

A Textbook for Students and New Care Managers

By Janet Scott, Anne Gill and Keith Crowhurst

Paperback
Apr 2008 , 256 pp
ISBN 9781906052027
Price: £18.00, $34.99
eBook
Apr 2008 , 256 pp
ISBN 9781906052287
Price: £15.12, $24.49
<b>A unique combination of management theory and practice designed for students and new care managers.</b><br>
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<i>Effective Management in Long-term Care Organisations</i> is an accessible text that covers relevant theory and practice for students and new care managers in nursing homes, residential homes and the variety of care settings in the community. It is written by people with a wide experience as managers and educators in the social care sector.<br>
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Focusing on key themes including <b>Managing People</b>, <b>Managing the Workplace</b> and <b>Managing Change</b>, the book includes:
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<li>the examination of roles</li>
<li>the vital topics of decision making and leadership</li>
<li>team building and how groups work</li>
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Other key topics explored include appraisal, quality and information management, skill mix, financial management, negotiation and conflict, recruitment and selection, workforce planning and strategic planning, all in relation to relevant legislation. Case studies are used for illuminating principles and exercises and activities will enable the reader to work through all the sections using a step-by-step process that ensures skills and principles of one subject are understood before moving onto the next.<br>
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<strong>SECTION ONE: Managing People<br>
</strong>Roles<br>
Managing clinical supervision and reflective practice<br>
Decision-making<br>
Leadership<br>
Team building<br>
Group working<br>
Appraisal<br>
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<strong>SECTION TWO: Managing the Workplace<br>
</strong>Recruitment and selection<br>
Skill mix<br>
Financial management<br>
Resources management<br>
Workforce planning<br>
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<strong>SECTION THREE: Managing Change<br>
</strong>Information and quality<br>
Change theory and practice<br>
Negotiation and conflict<br>
Introduction to models of business and strategic planning
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ISBNs: 9781906052027 978-1-906052-02-7 Title: effective management in long-term care organisations ISBNs: 9781906052287 978-1-906052-28-7 Title: effective management in long-term care organisations