Working with Older People: Volume 20 Issue 3

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning

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Dementia without Walls: reflections on the Joseph Rowntree Foundation programme

Philly Hare

The purpose of this paper is to describe the key elements of a major work programme on dementia, and to reflect on the practical learning derived.

A mainstream social housing response to dementia

Juliet Bligh

The purpose of this paper is to explore how social housing providers could respond to residents living with dementia in non-specialist housing.

Understanding of the Mental Capacity Act in work with older adults exploring the “unintended consequences” for service users’ emotional wellbeing

Matthew Graham

The purpose of this paper is to explore the consequences for older people’s mental wellbeing of understandings relating to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA). The MCA seeks to…

Older people’s forums in the United Kingdom: civic engagement and activism reviewed

Jill Manthorpe, Jess Harris, Sam Mauger

The purpose of this paper is to review the literature on UK older people’s forums. Forums seek to influence statutory responses to ageing, and enable older people to speak up on…

“I live with other people and not alone”: a survey of the views and experiences of older people using Shared Lives (adult placement)

Nadia Brookes, Sinead Palmer, Lisa Callaghan

The purpose of this paper is to report on the views and experiences of older people using Shared Lives (adult placement) in 2012/2013.

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Self-funded elder care and the Care Act 2014: insights from a qualitative study of family carers’ experiences

Alfia Mangano

The purpose of this paper is to look at family carers’ views and experiences of self-funded care for older people with an emphasis on attitudes to public intervention.

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ISSN:

1366-3666

Online date, start – end:

2000

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Dr Simone Bacchini