Summary: Health and Welfare for Families in the 21st Century analyzes the revolutionizing effect of changes occurring today on the social, educational, political, and economic aspects of family health care in the 21st century. This vitally important new book is for educators in graduate schools of public health, nursing, social work, nutrition, allied health, medicine, and health policy professionals in the health or political professions. Its goal is to promote better health ...show more and welfare for the increasing number of children and families at risk, through preventive and treatment efforts, and education.
Addresses major issues of health and welfare needs for communities and families, such as child health care and maternal and infant health, nutrition, homelessness, education, disability, and poverty measures.
Brings new approaches to the challenges of family health and social care with a focus on promoting advocacy and prevention.
Presents an interdisplinary perspective to foster a broad, comprehensive approach.
Summarizes recent and current legislation and its effects.
Provides examples of successful models of delivering health and social care. ...show less