Working with Older People: Volume 15 Issue 2

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Bringing the young and old together: how to connect international youth work with intergenerational practice

Michael Teffel

This case study aims to describe the efforts of the Kreisau‐Initiative (KI) Berlin to connect the field of international youth work with intergenerational approaches.


A new model for care and support: sharing lives and taking charge

Alex Fox

This paper aims to look at lesser‐known approaches to working with older people which challenge current assumptions about older people and approaches to providing care, suggesting…


The campaign to end loneliness

Laura Ferguson

This paper aims to give an overview of the issue of loneliness, an update of issues heard of from across the country, as well as some positive stories and projects being delivered…


Never too late: older people and alcohol misuse

Jacky Mortimer

This paper seeks to explore some of the issues around older people and alcohol.


Promoting involvement of older people in shaping policy and practice

Christine Wood, Mel Wright

This paper seeks to examine the social construction and barriers that older people face and through two case studies from the Northeast of England and London illustrate how older…


The Wellbeing Project: improving the psychological wellbeing of older adults

Suzannah Clark, Leila Jackson

The purpose of this paper is to detail the Wellbeing Project that was developed by Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust, in partnership with Manchester City Council.

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