Working with Older People: Volume 23 Issue 4

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Attitudes towards frailty assessment in clinical practice among psychiatrists in the UK

Kanthee Anantapong, Anthea Tinker

Although there is substantial evidence about the association between frailty and mental illnesses in older people, there is currently little evidence about how this is integrated…

Advanced care planning: an exploratory study of community-based mental health practitioners’ views and experiences of ACP in practice with people with dementia

Jill Manthorpe, Kevin Goodwin

Advanced care planning (ACP) involves the discussion of preferences relevant to a possible future time when one’s ability to make decisions may be compromised. ACP is considered…

Working on the edge: changes in the content and delivery of social care

Jo Moriarty, Jill Manthorpe, Jess Harris

The purpose of this paper is to describe some of the changes to the content and delivery of care work in the context of developments in the wider labour market.

Factors affecting fear of crime: a study of elderly in a district of Uttar Pradesh

Avanish Bhai Patel

Fear of crime is an emerging social problem in Indian society that has a significant impact on the quality of life of the elderly. In the view of this fact, the purpose of this…

A methodological approach to accessing informal dementia care

James Rupert Fletcher

A growing body of research seeks to include people with dementia as both participants and co-designers. It is also increasingly recognized that dementia research must pay greater…

Clinical supervision in older adult mental health services

Alessandra Merizzi

The purpose of this paper is to explore how supervision is applied in the context of National Health Service services for older adults, with particular regard to the profession of…

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