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Older people and care homes

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  1. Ageing and Spirituality across Faiths and Cultures

    Ageing and Spirituality across Faiths and Cultures

    Edited by Elizabeth MacKinlay

    This book examines ageing in the context of the many faiths and cultures that make up Western society, and provides carers with the knowledge they need to deliver appropriate care to people of all faiths. Chapters are written by authoritative figures from each of the world's major faith groups about the beliefs and practices of their older people. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 272pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-006-7
    2010, Ebook, ePUB, 272pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-374-4
  2. Rights, Risk and Restraint-Free Care of Older People

    Rights, Risk and Restraint-Free Care of Older People

    Person-Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Rhidian Hughes

    This book provides health and social care professionals with an authoritative reading resource on the ethics and use of restraint. It provides an overview of the different forms of restraint, the conditions under which they are used, and their implications for the health and wellbeing of older people. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-958-7
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-222-8
  3. The Activity Year Book

    The Activity Year Book

    A Week by Week Guide for Use in Elderly Day and Residential Care

    Anni Bowden and Nancy Lewthwaite

    For care staff looking after older people, coming up with ideas for activities to keep their residents engaged and stimulated can be challenging. The Activity Year Book solves this problem, offering week by week themed activities. It has activities relating to every important date in the calendar, encouraging discussion around these events. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 10.94in x 8.50in / 278mm x 216mm, 256pp, £26.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-963-1
    2009, Ebook, PDF, 256pp, £26.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-889-0
  4. The Carer's Cosmetic Handbook

    The Carer's Cosmetic Handbook

    Simple Health and Beauty Tips for Older Persons

    Sharon Tay

    This practical handbook is specifically designed to assist carers in looking after their clients' appearances as well as their health, providing a wealth of information on health and beauty care for older people. Throughout the book, Sharon Tay gives easy to follow instructions on appropriate cosmetic techniques. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.18in / 230mm x 157mm, 160pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-973-0
    2009, Ebook, PDF, 160pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-914-9
  5. How to Make Your Care Home Fun

    How to Make Your Care Home Fun

    Simple Activities for People of All Abilities

    Kenneth Agar

    This book examines the need for activities for elderly people in care and offers a practical programme of entertaining activities that can be used in nursing and residential homes, day centres, rehabilitation centres and hospices. As well as suggesting a programme of activities, it also advocates that 'activity nursing' should be integral to care. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 144pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-952-5
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-881-4
  6. Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults

    Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults

    Criminal Justice and Adult Protection

    Edited by Jacki Pritchard

    Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults provides an up-to-date summary of developments in the legislative framework and best practice relevant to the area of adult protection work. It explains legislation that can be used in adult protection work, covering criminal and civil law, and national guidance such as Achieving Best Evidence. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.33in x 6.61in / 237mm x 168mm, 256pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-937-2
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-858-6
  7. Good Practice in Safeguarding Adults

    Good Practice in Safeguarding Adults

    Working Effectively in Adult Protection

    Edited by Jacki Pritchard

    Good Practice in Safeguarding Adults provides an up to date and topical overview of developments in policy, guidance, legislation and practice in the area of adult protection. The book aims to broaden thinking about adult abuse, assesses alternative models of practice such as criminal justice and welfare, and covers groups who may be overlooked. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 272pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-699-9
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 272pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-825-8
  8. Ageing, Disability and Spirituality

    Ageing, Disability and Spirituality

    Addressing the Challenge of Disability in Later Life

    Edited by Elizabeth MacKinlay

    This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities. The book presents ways of moving towards more effective relationships between carers and older people with disabilities. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.29in x 6.26in / 236mm x 159mm, 272pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-584-8
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 272pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-767-1
  9. Working with Adult Abuse

    Working with Adult Abuse

    A Training Manual for People Working With Vulnerable Adults

    Jacki Pritchard

    Working with Adult Abuse is a comprehensive training resource covering all aspects of adult protection work, from suspecting or making an allegation that abuse is happening in the community or in a communal setting through to the investigation and case conference stages. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 11.69in x 8.27in / 297mm x 210mm, 416pp, £50.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-509-1
    2007, Ebook, PDF, 416pp, £50.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-637-7
  10. Depression in Later Life

    Depression in Later Life

    Jill Manthorpe and Steve Iliffe

    The authors take a multidisciplinary approach and employ both medical and psycho-social models of depression. The medical model is used to identify symptoms, make diagnoses and work towards optimal treatment. Psycho-social perspectives provide insight into the scale and complexity of the condition and point to its social causes. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 8.58in x 7.20in / 218mm x 183mm, 160pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-234-2
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-135-8

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