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  1. Elder Abuse Work

    Elder Abuse Work

    Best Practice in Britain and Canada

    Edited by Jacki Pritchard

    The abuse, neglect and exploitation of older people in community and residential care settings is increasingly being recognised and addressed as a serious social concern in Britain and Canada. Elder Abuse Work gives an overview of the developments and issues in both countries and draws out good practice guidelines. Learn More
    1999, 512pp
  2. Understanding Dementia

    Understanding Dementia

    The Man with the Worried Eyes

    Richard Cheston and Michael Bender

    The authors aim to advance a psychological framework from which to understand the experience of dementia from the perspective of the dementia sufferer, so making intelligible the symptoms of dementia and setting out new avenues of care such as the need to adopt psychotherapeutic/counselling approaches as an integral part of care. Learn More
    1999, 320pp
  3. Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals

    Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals

    Neil Bateman

    Most professionals working in health or social care will be required to act as advocates as part of their work. This is a practical guide to advocacy skills specifically written for those in the health and social care professions it examines the function of advocacy within these professions and how to interview, and negotiate successfully. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.14in / 231mm x 156mm, 192pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-865-6
    2000, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-157-0
  4. Social Work and Dementia

    Social Work and Dementia

    Good Practice and Care Management

    Margaret Anne Tibbs

    A practical resource written specifically for social care professionals working with people with dementia and their families, this book gives guidance on person-centred good practice throughout the care process from the initial diagnosis, through day care, respite care, long-term care, and death and attachment. Learn More
    2001, 176pp
  5. Good Practice with Vulnerable Adults

    Good Practice with Vulnerable Adults

    Edited by Jacki Pritchard

    This is a practical and trans-disciplinary guide for professionals working with vulnerable adults, who include the frail elderly, those with mental health problems or physical disabilities, learning disabilities or serious physical illness. The contributors address key problems and dilemmas in working to protect these groups from abuse. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.33in x 6.10in / 237mm x 155mm, 320pp, $49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-982-0
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 320pp, $49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-272-0
  6. 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
  7. 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, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-709-3
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-276-8
  8. 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
  9. Settlements, Social Change and Community Action

    Settlements, Social Change and Community Action

    Good Neighbours

    Edited by Ruth Gilchrist and Tony Jeffs

    Reflecting the current emphasis in social policy on the ideas of community and active citizenship, the contributors to this book develop the basic settlement concepts of strong communities and links across groups, and apply them to current policy developments in community responsibility, the role of voluntary work and the future of social care. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 5.98in / 231mm x 152mm, 256pp, $49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-764-2
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 256pp, $49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-277-5
  10. 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, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-887-8
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 240pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-283-6

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