Working with Older People: Volume 20 Issue 1

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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The experiences of Indian migrant care home staff working with people with dementia: a pilot study exploring cultural perspectives

Brandon Ow Yong, Jill Manthorpe

Little is known about migrant Indian care workers working in long-term care facilities for people with dementia in England and the purpose of this paper is to remedy this lack of…

Factors affecting employment retention among older workers in South Korea

Sanghee Kim

– The purpose of this paper is to determine employee retention rates and describe factors affecting employee retention among older workers.

Training needs in the area of aging for social professionals and senior population in Portugal

Marta Gonçalves, Sérgio Caramelo, José Almeida Ribeiro

The purpose of this paper is to understand how the Institute of Public and Social Policies could be useful for Portuguese society in terms of post-graduate training in the area of…

Portuguese working group advocacy for intergenerational policies: challenges and results

Marta Gonçalves, Alan Hattton-Yeo, Carla Branco

The purpose of this paper is to present the benefits and challenges of the advocacy group for intergenerational policies that was created in Portugal in 2012, the European Year of…

Fear of crime amongst elders in India

Avanish Bhai Patel, Anindya Jayanta Mishra

Crime against elderly people is a matter of grave concern in contemporary India. Today, they are being attacked with grievous harm, murder, and abusive behaviour by known and…

Evaluation of edna: arts and dance for older people

Ann Skingley, Stephanie De'Ath, Luci Napleton

– The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the impact on health and well-being of participation in dance and arts activities by older people living in the community.

Self-awareness of memory impairment in Parkinson’s disease: a review of the literature

Jacqueline Bloomfield, Damith Woods, Jason Ludington

The purpose of this paper is to review and provide information on the small but growing body of literature that demonstrates that some people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are…

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