Working with Older People: Volume 14 Issue 3

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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The Tell Me Project… helping to create an age‐friendly society

Stephen Ritch

Much of what Age Concern Isle of Man, a core partner in the Tell Me Project, does is about giving older people a voice: a voice in government, in the media and in the third…

Dialling up social care for older people

Pat Fitzsimons

In this article the Chief Executive of the UK's only teleconferencing charity, Community Network, examines the problem of loneliness and social isolation that growing numbers of…


Can personalisation be a reality for older people?

Colin Slasberg

While the future funding of social care currently has perhaps the highest public profile in the need to reform social care, not far behind is the agenda to transform social care…

Delivering social care for prisoners ‐ why bother?

Robin Cowen

The social care needs of older prisoners is a neglected area. Social care policy and guidance does not exclude them but rarely mentions them explicitly; consequently their needs…


Making the most of opportunities for older workers

Nick Wilson

Our future economic success will depend on developing and drawing effectively on the talents, experience and skills of older workers. The South East's groundbreaking 40‐70…

No sex please! We're over 50

Pete Smith, Josanne Cowell, Paul McGarry, Sally Chandler

Sexual health as a concept, particularly for the over 50s, is not seen as sexy. A large proportion of policy and subsequent resources are directed at young people, specifically…

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