The Open UniversitySkip to content
 

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.

URL: http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Dynamic-Pages/Tit...
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar

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
Health and Social Care
Item ID: 34151
Depositing User: Sue Higham
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2012 08:25
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2016 15:36
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/34151
Share this page:

▼ Automated document suggestions from open access sources

Actions (login may be required)

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340   general-enquiries@open.ac.uk