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Family-centred care and the evolving role of fathers

Higham, Sue (2011). Family-centred care and the evolving role of fathers. In: Davies, R. and Davies , A. eds. Children and Young People's Nursing: Principles for Practice. London, UK: Hodder Arnold, pp. 31–56.

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Abstract

Family-centred care is central to children's nursing and has its origins in the development of understanding of relationships between mothers and children. The practice of family-centred care needs to adapt, particularly in relation to fathers in order to respond to changing family forms, changing roles of family members and an emphasis in policy on father involvement.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2011 Hodder and Stoughton
ISBN: 1-4441-0784-4, 978-1-4441-0784-5
Keywords: family-centred care, fathers, children's nursing
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Nursing
Item ID: 34151
Depositing User: Sue Higham
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2012 08:25
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:25
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/34151
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