Working with Older People: Volume 17 Issue 4

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Working together in dementia research: reflections on the EVIDEM programme

Jill Manthorpe, Steve Iliffe, Claire Goodman, Vari Drennan, James Warner

The purpose of this case study is to report and reflect on a recently completed five-year programme of research on dementia care and practice in England. This EVIDEM programme of…

Evidence-based campaigning on loneliness in older age: an update from the Campaign to End Loneliness

Anna Goodman, Marianne Symons

The purpose of this paper is to provide an update on the progress of the Campaign to End Loneliness, and aims to illustrate how commissioners can be influenced to address…

Baby boomers – growing older but getting on with life?

Toby Williamson

The purpose of this paper is to describe the findings from a research project that explored the mental health experiences and expectations of the so-called “baby boomer”…

Deafblind UK expands operations in Northern Ireland to further reduce isolation and enhance the lives of older deafblind people

Becky Lamont

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the need for services catering for older deafblind people in Northern Ireland (NI) and how Deafblind UK is responding, supported by…


Falls and fractures: a literature review and Welsh perspective

Gareth Morgan

This paper has three main elements to it. The first is to present some of the epidemiological considerations of this situation. The second is to describe some of the risk factors…

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