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Older people and care homes

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  1. Good Practice in Adult Mental Health

    Good Practice in Adult Mental Health

    Edited by Tony Ryan and Jacki Pritchard

    This text is a guide to good practice within adult mental health care, providing a comprehensive introduction to mental health and illness. It is designed to aid mental health professionals and workers, and any individuals coming in to contact with mental illness, in recognising a mental health need or problem and offering appropriate support. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 0.04in x 0.04in / 1mm x 1mm, 352pp, CA$45.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-217-5
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 352pp, CA$45.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-053-5
  2. Ageing with a Lifelong Disability

    Ageing with a Lifelong Disability

    A Guide to Practice, Program and Policy Issues for Human Services Professionals

    Christine Bigby

    This pioneering guide provides up to date specialist knowledge about ageing with a disability in the context of the more mainstream knowledge about ageing processes. Christine Bigby uses the concept of 'successful ageing' as a framework in which to consider the issues and practicalities for older people with a lifelong disability. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.42in / 233mm x 163mm, 320pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-077-5
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 320pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-158-7
  3. Training Manual for Working with Older People in Residential and Day Care Settings

    Training Manual for Working with Older People in Residential and Day Care Settings

    Jacki Pritchard

    This manual is aimed at helping care workers meet requirements for training in social care work. Each chapter outlines the TOPSS Induction and Foundation Standards and NVQs it is relevant to and contains a discussion of the theory together with exercises, case studies, handouts, a reading list, related training videos and useful organisations. Learn More
    2003, 400pp
  4. Support Groups for Older People Who Have Been Abused

    Support Groups for Older People Who Have Been Abused

    Beyond Existing

    Jacki Pritchard

    In this thought-provoking book, Jacki Pritchard shows how support groups for victims of elder abuse provide invaluable opportunities for the voices of older people to be heard. Following groups through a two-year period, she discusses how they were set up and the difficulties encountered and overcome. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 8.66in x 6.10in / 220mm x 155mm, 224pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-102-4
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-390-1
  5. Integrating Care for Older People

    Integrating Care for Older People

    New Care for Old - A Systems Approach

    Christopher Foote and Christine Stanners

    The authors of this book share their practical experience of implementing a multi-agency approach to the support of older people. They show how systems thinking can help with the complexity of developing a model of care that co-ordinates medical, social and community services and offer insight into the effective use of on-going assessment. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.53in x 6.81in / 242mm x 173mm, 384pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-010-2
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 384pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-196-9
  6. Adult Day Services and Social Inclusion

    Adult Day Services and Social Inclusion

    Better Days

    Edited by Chris Clark

    Placing adult day services within the whole spectrum of social provision, the contributors to this book explore their complementary role alongside field social work, health care, domiciliary services and supported accommodation. Professionals in all sectors of social care will find it an essential guide to the provision of an effective day service. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 240pp, CA$49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-887-8
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 240pp, CA$49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-283-6
  7. Male Victims of Elder Abuse

    Male Victims of Elder Abuse

    Their Experiences and Needs

    Jacki Pritchard

    Older men may, like older women, be victims of abuse - yet there has been little in either research or service provision to reflect this. Drawing on in-depth interviews with twelve older men who have experienced abuse, Jacki Pritchard presents much-needed practical guidance for care professionals, managers and policy makers working with this group. Learn More
    2001, 112pp
  8. Geronticide

    Geronticide

    Killing the Elderly

    Mike Brogden

    Drawing on a variety of historical, contemporary, anthropological and literary sources, this book considers the present day debates about the sanctity of elderly lives and the question of euthanasia. The book shows that killing the elderly, voluntarily or involuntarily, has been a feature of many societies, from the primitive to the present day. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.10in / 231mm x 155mm, 224pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-709-3
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-276-8
  9. Care Services for Later Life

    Care Services for Later Life

    Transformations and Critiques

    Edited by Tony Warnes, Lorna Warren and Mike Nolan

    Social and demographic changes have led to traditional areas of welfare being transformed. The contributors to this book take a critical look at the current situation and assess the implications for future practice. They debate the assumptions and values underlying established welfare programmes and consider the case for change. Learn More
    2001, 352pp
  10. Becoming a Trainer in Adult Abuse Work

    Becoming a Trainer in Adult Abuse Work

    A Practical Guide

    Jacki Pritchard

    Agencies working with vulnerable adults are increasingly finding they have to train staff internally to become trainers on the issue of adult abuse and this trend is likely to continue. Based on the author's considerable experience, this timely and practical manual will help agencies develop effective basic awareness programmes. Learn More
    2001, 176pp

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