Working with Older People: Volume 16 Issue 3

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Promoting empathy in social care for older people

Thomas Strandberg, Jakob Eklund, Jill Manthorpe

The purpose of this paper is to identify connections between empathy and social care and to describe aspects of empathy in social care work, by bringing together research from…


Enriching life with creative expression

Claire Ford

The aim of this paper is to identify the benefits for individuals with dementia from participating in highly creative engagement activities. It also aims to analyse the ways of…


Personalising reablement: inserting the missing link

Clive Newton

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the ways in which reablement services can be made more effective by applying the learning from personalisation and personā€centred…


Rethinking a framework for dementia 1: a journey

Edana Minghella, Kate Schneider

This is the first of two papers that aim to propose a revised model of care for dementia based on the combined findings of a number of projects undertaken by the authors.


Understanding the older entrepreneur

Malcolm Small

The purpose of this paper is to gain insight into the prevalence of entrepreneurial activity amongst older people, and whether such activity may be an option for them to extend…

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