Health, well-being and older people. /
By: Reed, Jan
Contributor(s): Stanley, David | Clarke, CharlottePublisher: Bristol, U.K. Policy Press 2004Description: vi, 202 pISBN: 186134421XSubject(s): Older People Government Policy | Older People Care | Ageing | Social Policy | Ageism | Well Being | Attitudes | Case Studies | Models | Empowerment | Family RelationshipsDDC classification: 305.26 REE
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Drawing on extensive experience in both practice and research in Newcastle in northern England the authors discuss issues that are important to the health of older people, including attitudes and ageism, the body, the environment, family and community, sexuality and having fun. The book is particularly useful for students and staff in fields from nursing to social work to social policy.