Cloth $99.00 ISBN: 9781861344229 Published March 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Paper $39.95 ISBN: 9781861344212 Published March 2004 For sale in North and South America only

Health, well-being and older people

Jan Pahl, David Stanley, and Charlotte Clarke

Health, well-being and older people
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Jan Pahl, David Stanley, and Charlotte Clarke

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

208 pages
Cloth $99.00 ISBN: 9781861344229 Published March 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Paper $39.95 ISBN: 9781861344212 Published March 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Health, well-being and older people:provides an overview of relevant research and service development literature;presents and discusses a range of issues that are important to the health of older people including attitudes and ageism, the body, the environment, family and community, sexuality and having fun;draws on material developed and, in some cases, written by older people themselves; integrates theory and empirical evidence with practice experience;offers models of best practice.Designed with the needs of students in mind, each chapter has helpful aids to understanding including:key learning pointssummaries and exercisesmodels for case studiesglossaries and recommended textsThroughout, readers are encouraged to think through the implications for students and staff on qualifying and post-qualifying programmes in nursing, social work, social care, social policy, gerontology and related courses. It is also recommended reading for practitioners who will want to engage with the ideas for best practice presented in the book.
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