Professional risk and working with people : decision-making in health, social care and criminal justice / David Carson and Andy Bain.

Professional Risk and Working with People provides advice on assessing and managing risks for all those employed to take risks with or on behalf of other people. The authors explore issues of risk assessment and management that provides readers with a broad knowledge of risk practices that can be ap...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Carson, David, 1950-
Other Authors: Bain, Andy, 1971-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:Professional Risk and Working with People provides advice on assessing and managing risks for all those employed to take risks with or on behalf of other people. The authors explore issues of risk assessment and management that provides readers with a broad knowledge of risk practices that can be applied across a range of disciplines. They detail the benefits of risk as well as the potential harm and explain relevant legislation and concepts of negligence in clear and accessible language. Examples of risk policies, systems and effective judgement in managing complex risk decisions are also inc.
Physical Description:1 online resource (256 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-248) and indexes.
ISBN:9781846427572
1846427576
1281781851
9781281781857