Professionalism and Relationships

Balancing Interests
  • Diane Tasker
  • Joy Higgs
Part of the Practice, Education, Work and Society book series (PEWS)


In a world of increasing population and complexity, modern healthcare needs to place the care of individuals at the centre of healthcare interactions if people’s rights are to be supported and protected. This is particularly important for clients with conditions which might particularly disempower them in interpersonal interactions, such as impaired communication, physical impairments, life crises, and mental health concerns.


Professional Practice Human Relationship Healthcare Practitioner Mental Health Concern Professional Relationship 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Diane Tasker
    • 1
    • 2
  • Joy Higgs
    • 2
  1. 1.Mountain Mobile Physiotherapy ServiceWentworth FallsNSWAustralia
  2. 2.The Education For Practice InstituteCharles Sturt UniversityAustralia

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