Working with Older People: Volume 24 Issue 1

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


Table of contents

Emotion-regulation strategies in older people: a systematic review

Blanca Ramirez-Ruiz, Kathryn Quinn, Nuno Ferreira

Emotion regulation (ER) has been identified as an important factor influencing psychological and health problems of adult populations. The purpose of this paper is to address a…

The older person as a client, customer or service user?

Tinna Elfstrand Corlin, Ali Kazemi

The purpose of this paper is to describe three different approaches to work in elderly care (i.e. professional, market-oriented and person-centred) and examine whether these…

Factors associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following natural disaster among Indonesian elderly

Gading Ekapuja Aurizki, Ferry Efendi, Retno Indarwati

The purpose of this paper is to analyze factors associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among elderly who live in a post-earthquake area.

BPSD and the challenges faced by nurses

Shizuka Otsuka, Akiko Hamahata, Masaki Abe

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of published literature on behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) nursing in Japan and to highlight…

Sharpening Occam’s razor: developing theory to explain the persistent abuse of older people living in care homes

Steve Moore

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the relevance and importance of developing and making use of robust theory to explain and counter the tenacious social anomaly of the abuse…

Social isolation and loneliness among urban older people: a study of Cooch Behar municipal town, West Bengal, India

Angana Debnath, Piyal Basu Roy

Alienation and isolation is an off-seen social aspect of gerontological crises. The purpose of this paper is to focus on the social isolation and loneliness of older people that…

Palliative and end-of-life care’s barriers for older adults

Retno Indarwati, Rista Fauziningtyas, Gilang Dwi Kuncahyo, Rr Dian Tristiana, Chong Mei Chan, Graeme D. Smith

A nursing home is a place that is familiar with death, since many older adults will spend the latter part of their lives in such a setting. However, research on this topic is…

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