The Practitioner's Handbook to the Social Services contains practical help for social welfare officer on patient's social problems. This handbook is composed of 14 chapters and begins with a brief introduction to services offered by social services. The succeeding chapters deal with various forms of social services, including Regional Hospital Boards, Local Health Authorities, Environmental Health Services, Family Allowances and National Insurance, War Pensioner’s Welfare Service, National Assistance Board, and Ministry of Labor and National Service. Other chapters consider the social services offered by County and County Borough Welfare Services under various legal provisions. The final chapters tackle services concerning housing, legal aid, adoption of children, and guardianship of infants. Social service workers will find this book invaluable.
I.—Executive Councils II.—Regional Hospital Boards III.—Local Health Authorities IV.—Environmental Health Services V.—Family Allowances and National Insurance VI.—War Pensioners' Welfare Service VII.—National Assistance Board VIII.—Ministry of Labor and National Service IX.—County and County Borough Welfare Services under the National Assistance Act, 1948 X.—County and County Borough Welfare Services under the Children Act, 1948 XI.—County and County Borough Services under the Education Act, 1944 XII.—Housing XIII.—Legal Aid XIV.—Adoption of Children; Guardianship of Infants; Matrimonial Disputes; Proceedings in Bastardy; Juvenile Delinquents; Probation Appendix: War Pensions Offices, etc Index
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1955
- 1st January 1955
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