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Older people and care homes

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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Spirituality and Ageing

    Spirituality and Ageing

    Edited by Albert Jewell

    Spirituality and Ageing presents the experience of ageing as an opportunity for spiritual reflection and affirmation of life. The contributors are religious and spiritual leaders and ethical thinkers from a range of different backgrounds. They define 'spirituality' as the fulfilment of the universal human need for purpose, values and relationships. Learn More
    1998, 196pp
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  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. 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

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