Working with Older People: Volume 16 Issue 4

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Positive ageing – from the political to the personal

Guy Robertson

The aim of this paper is to highlight the corrosive impact of ageism on the health and wellbeing of older people and to propose a practical methodology for addressing the…


Older adults' satisfaction with the Neighbors Helping Neighbors program

Nancy Kelley‐Gillespie, Frances Wilby, O. William Farley

The purpose of this study is to examine the satisfaction of older adults in the services they receive from the Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NHN) program – a program designed to…


The lived experience of older people using assistive technology

Marie McCaig, Anna Waugh, Tim Duffy, Colin R. Martin

Little is known about the lived experience of the older user of assistive technology. The aim of the investigation is to gain an appreciation of the experience of assistive…


Dignity in care survey in North Wales

Gareth Morgan

This paper aims to report on a survey conducted within North Wales regarding the perceptions of older people on dignity in care issues in the services received.


Rethinking a framework for dementia 2: a new model of care

Edana Minghella, Kate Schneider

This is the second 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.

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