Foundations for Health Promotion, 5th Edition

By Jane Wills, BA, MA, MSc, PGCE
Publication Date
$43.99 $32.99
+ WishList

This hugely popular textbook provides a broad-based and user-friendly introduction to health promotion and its use in practice.

Written by Professor Jane Wills, tThe book takes the reader through health promotion theory, strategy and methods, settings and implementation. It is clearly structured and accessibly written, with a discursive style that will appeal to readers of all levels and sufficient theoretical depth for undergraduates and postgraduates alike.

Foundations for Health Promotion is suitable for students and practitioners of nursing, medicine, dentistry, allied health and social work, who will learn the essentials of health promotion as a discipline and reflect on its potential for their own work.

ISBN 9780702085062
Author Information By Jane Wills, BA, MA, MSc, PGCE, Professor of Health Promotion, London South Bank University, London, UK
Table of Content

Part 1: The theory of health promotion

  • Concepts of health
  • Influences on health
  • Measuring health
  • Defining health promotion
  • Models and approaches to health promotion
  • Ethical issues in health
  • The politics of health promotion

Part 2: Strategies and methods

  • Reorienting health services
  • Developing personal skills
  • Strengthening community action
  • Developing healthy public policy
  • Using media in health promotion
  • Health promotion and infection control

Part 3: Settings for health promotion

  • Health promotion in schools
  • Health promotion in universities
  • Health promotion in the workplace
  • Health promotion in neighbourhoods
  • Health promotion in health services
  • Health promotion in prisons

Part 4: Implementing health promotion

  • Assessing health needs
  • Planning health promotion interventions
  • Evaluation in health promotion
  • The importance of being research and evidence informed
Publication Date 12-06-2022
Pages 342
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Stock Status Coming Soon
deltacomm1code Books
Write Your Own Review
Only registered users can write reviews. Please Sign in or create an account

Back to top