Working with Older People: Volume 14 Issue 2

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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An introduction to intergenerational practice

Alan Hatton‐Yeo

In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in intergenerational approaches to promote greater understanding and interaction between the generations to achieve mutual…

Honouring the elders: a transition model of inclusion for older people

Richard Barnett, Marc Mordey

This paper is the result of a workshop delivered by the authors at the National Development Team for Inclusion's 2009 conference. It examines the role of older people within the…

Self‐funders in care homes: should they be offered an annual review of their placement from their local authority?

Peter Scourfield

Older care home residents who are assisted financially by their local authority have to have their placements reviewed at least annually. Such reviews provide an opportunity for…

Towards an understanding of the cultural health needs of older gypsies

Pauline Lane, Rachel Tribe

This paper offers an introduction to understanding some of the issues that health and care practitioners might like to consider when supporting the health and well‐being of gypsy…

Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole Total Place pilot: services and support for older people

Tom Bracey

Since August 2009, the Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole sub‐region has been one of 13 areas in England working on a pilot project called Total Place. This government‐funded…

Skilling seniors in computers: community training responses to the digital divide

Margaret Redsell, Michael Nycyk

As computers further pervade the lives of older adults, the need for relevant affordable training grows. Older adults experience the digital divide sharply, not through frailty or…

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