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  1. Ageing, Independence and the Life Course

    Ageing, Independence and the Life Course

    Edited by Sara Arber and Maria Evandrou

    Using a life course approach, which emphasises the importance of recognising the effects of different life experiences on different groups of individuals and the interlinkage between phases of the life course, the book explores the ways in which bases of structural advantage and disadvantage have cumulative impacts on the situation of older people. Learn More
    1993, 256pp
  2. Dementia

    Dementia

    New Skills for Social Workers

    Edited by Alan Chapman and Mary Marshall

    This book explores the new skills needed in multidisciplinary work. These include counselling, creative use of the past, groupwork, empowerment, family therapy, care management, and network analysis. The book is intended to build on what readers already know, while exploring new dimensions of work in the field. Learn More
    1993, Paperback / softback, 8.19in x 6.30in / 208mm x 160mm, 160pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-142-8
  3. Caring for People in the Community

    Caring for People in the Community

    The New Welfare

    Edited by Michael Titterton

    This book critically examines the new agenda of welfare and assesses the implications for change for policy makers, formal and informal carers and consumers including examinations of key topics such as care planning and case management. Learn More
    1994, 160pp
  4. The Abuse of Older People

    The Abuse of Older People

    A Training Manual for Detection and Prevention Second Edition

    Jacki Pritchard

    The second edition of this has been enlarged and completely updated. Based on extensive research and practical experience, the book is designed to be used by both professionals and students to enable them to develop the awareness and skills necessary to deal with the wide variety of issues involved in the abuse of older people. Learn More
    1995, 200pp
  5. Developments in Short-term Care

    Developments in Short-term Care

    Breaks and Opportunities

    Edited by Kirsten Stalker

    This book addresses the question of short-term care from many perspectives. Particular attention is paid to the views of those in direct receipt of the service, while the issues of costings and quality, and the current research on provision to particular groups including disabled children and people with dementia, are also examined. Learn More
    1995, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 200pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-134-3
  6. Day Services for People with Learning Disabilities

    Day Services for People with Learning Disabilities

    Edited by Philip Seed

    In this book, case studies are presented to illustrate the functioning of community care to provide services for people with learning difficulties/disabilities and with intellectual and multiple disabilities. Further chapters give consideration to the issues concerned with the promotion of independent living. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 140pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-339-2
  7. Reviewing Care Management for Older People

    Reviewing Care Management for Older People

    Edited by Judith Phillips and Bridget Penhale

    This book discusses the development and implementation of several models of care management. Drawing together research to highlight the successes and the difficulties of translating the principles of care management into practice, it examines this subject with particular reference to: empowerment; needs-led assessment; and multi-disciplinary work. Learn More
    1996, 250pp
  8. Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia

    Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia

    Opportunities and Obstacles

    Malcolm Goldsmith

    Written for all those concerned with providing services for people with dementia and their families, this book explores the idea that communication is not only possible but also vital to the understanding and the development of services. The book is based on a series of interviews with sufferers and professionals working in the field. Learn More
    1996, 192pp
  9. Working with Elder Abuse

    Working with Elder Abuse

    A Training Manual for Home Care, Residential and Day Care Staff

    Jacki Pritchard

    This practical training manual is written for home care, residential and day care staff, who need to be able to recognise elder abuse, but may not be trained to do so. Its large format, range of exercises and photocopiable worksheets makes it a valuable source of training material. Learn More
    1996, 196pp
  10. Past Trauma in Late Life

    Past Trauma in Late Life

    European Perspectives on Therapeutic Work with Older People

    Linda Hunt, Mary Marshall and Cherry Rowlings

    In the professional and practice literature on working with older people, little attention has been given to the potential impact of trauma experienced in childhood and early adult life. This book looks at the effect of trauma on behaviour, which is often mistakenly viewed as part of the pathology of old age. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.18in / 233mm x 157mm, 224pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-446-7

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