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Applying a Personalised Approach to Eligibility Criteria, Paperback / softback Book

Applying a Personalised Approach to Eligibility Criteria Paperback / softback


Daisy Bogg is a qualified and HCPC-registered social worker who has worked within mental health and addiction services for over 20 years, for the NHS, local authorities and voluntary sector organisations. ***This handy book is a guide to applying social care eligibility criteria within a personalised approach.

It includes a range of useful practice suggestions and guidance to help social workers think about how they can apply eligibility to psychosocial issues and needs, to ensure individuals are able to access appropriate support options. The book:* Describes legal frameworks for assessment and service delivery* Examines specific elements of eligibility criteria* Provides practice suggestions and checklists* Explores the interface between fair access to care services and NHS CHC criteria* Uses case study examples throughoutThis pocketbook will help you to ensure that applications for funding individuals are well constructed.

The book includes advice on assessing and supporting individuals with complex needs such as mental health, substance misuse or learning disability.. ****This book forms part of a series of pocketbooks for social workers.

These compact guides are written in an accessible and to-the-point style to help the busy practitioner locate the information they need as and when they need it-all bound up in A5 and under!

The pocketbooks explore key practical skills involved in such areas as mental capacity, report writing and assessment.*'Packed with handy hints and good practice, this pocketbook illustrates how personalised social care can be funded in the Age of Austerity.

In the context of dwindling public finances, social workers can apply creative approaches to eligibility criteria to help ensure an individual's recovery from a mental health problem is appropriately supported.'Martin Webber, Anniversary Reader, University of York, UK


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Open University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social welfare & social services
  • ISBN: 9780335245154