Working with Older People: Volume 22 Issue 4

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Improving the oral health of older people

A. Tinker, J. Gallagher, T. Awojobi, A. Ahilan, A. Al Dahwy, K. Faryabi-Araghi, V. Hassan, R. Hills, P. Khan, T. Kwaskowski, G. Li

The purpose of this paper is to explore how adults may be supported in maintaining their oral health and to provide dental students with better knowledge of how the oral health of…

Respecting care home residents’ right to privacy: what is the evidence of good practice?

Caroline Emmer De Albuquerque Green, Anthea Tinker, Jill Manthorpe

The purpose of this paper is to review and discuss evidence of good practice in respecting care home residents’ right to privacy. The right to privacy is a fundamental human right…

Does an impaired capacity for self-care impact the prevalence of social and emotional loneliness among elderly people?

Irena Canjuga, Danica Železnik, Marijana Neuberg, Marija Božicevic, Tina Cikac

The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of self-care on the prevalence of loneliness among elderly people living in retirement homes and older people living in their…


A process to evaluate an iTV platform to enhance seniors’ access to information about public and social services

Telmo Silva, Hilma Caravau, Liliana Reis, David Campelo

The purpose of this paper is to present a process to evaluate the usability and usefulness of a high-fidelity prototype of the +TV4E platform (removed for blind review), an iTV…

Managing emotional and psychological distress in older people

Felicity Chapman

Much has been written about helping those with dementia. But what about those for whom distress is not primarily related to a neurological cause and there is no psychiatric…

Barriers to self-care in elderly people with hypertension: a qualitative study

Hanieh Gholamnejad, Ali Darvishpoor Kakhki, Fazlollah Ahmadi, Camelia Rohani

Hypertension is the most common chronic disease throughout the world. Self-care is the key criteria in determining the final course of the disease. However, the majority of…

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