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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Developing Person-Centred Practice

A Practical Approach to Quality Healthcare

ISBN 9781137399786
Publication Date March 2015
Formats Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave

A practical, case study based application of the principles of person-centred practice and its development. Everyone is talking about person-centred care but now there's a how-to guide which actually supports and reflects the challenges of implementing and pursuing this in everyday practice to make it a reality in healthcare.

Dr Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Practice Development at Bournemouth University, UK. She focuses on research and its application to practice, practice development and change management.

1. Introducing Person-centred Care and Practice Development
2. Practice Development: a Person Centred Methodology
3. Person Centred Care
4. Integrating Patients into Practice Development Processes
5. Creating a Culture of Learning and Development
6. What Informs Practice Development?
7. Leadership and Practice Development
8. Practice Development and Change
9. Evaluating Practice Development
10. Maintaining a Culture of Person Centred Practice Development
11. Sharing the Outcomes of Person Centred Practice Development


This book encourages readers to examine their own practice beliefs, and in turn it sign-posts them to strategies that result in a person-centred approach to care. I can recommend this book to all health professionals.' Edward Alan Glasper, Professor of Nursing Studies, University of Southampton, UK
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