Defining and identifying common elements of and contextual influences on the roles of support workers in health and social care: a thematic analysis of the literature.

@article{Moran2011DefiningAI,
  title={Defining and identifying common elements of and contextual influences on the roles of support workers in health and social care: a thematic analysis of the literature.},
  author={Anna M Moran and Pamela Enderby and Susan Nancarrow},
  journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={1191-9}
}
RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Support workers are the largest single group of staff involved in the delivery of health and social care in the UK; however, their roles are heterogeneous and are influenced by several contextual factors. The aim of this study was to elucidate the contribution of the elements and context of work undertaken by support workers in health and social care. METHODS Thematic review of the literature 2005/2006, updated in 2008. RESULTS A total of 134 papers were… CONTINUE READING
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