Working with Older People: Volume 16 Issue 1

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Have you been down to the woods today?

Neil Mapes

The purpose of this paper is to share the key findings of the Wandering in the Woods action research project conducted by Dementia Adventure. Practical implications for changing…


Improving life for older people: helping councils make a difference

Shelley Whittaker

The Ageing Well programme is designed to improve life for older people and works with councils to help them make better places for people to grow old in. The purpose of this paper…


Outcomes and well‐being part 1: a comparative longitudinal study of two models of homecare delivery and their impact upon the older person self‐reported subjective well‐being

Stephen Gethin‐Jones

This paper aims to report on a study of outcome‐focused care for older people in one English local authority. The aim of the research is to examine whether altering the delivery…


Experiences of volunteers serving older adults

Nancy Kelly‐Gillespie, Frances Wilby

The purpose of this study is to assess the volunteer component of the Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NHN) program, a service program designed to assist community‐residing older…


Rapid assessment of the impact of the National Service Framework for Older People in Wales

Gareth Morgan

This rapid assessment aims to focus on the perceptions of healthcare staff from Welsh Health Boards on the National Service Framework (NSF) for Older People.

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