Working with Older People: Volume 24 Issue 2

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Primary healthcare utilization by the elderly: a secondary analysis of the 5th Indonesian Family Life Survey

Ching-Min Chen, Baithesda Baithesda

The purpose of this study is to examine different types of primary healthcare utilization and its influencing factors among the elderly in Indonesia.

Using images in focus groups with older carers

Nan Greenwood, Carole Pound

The purpose of this paper is to describe how providing a wide variety of visual images facilitated discussions amongst older informal carers in focus groups.


Family caregiver participation in caregiving for hospitalized elderly patients with a tracheostomy: a literature review

Watchara Tabootwong, Frank Kiwannuka

Elderly patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation are treated with a tracheostomy. Oftentimes, the family caregivers need to participate in the care for elderly patients…


Carer burden and positive gain in dementia

Catriona George, Nuno Ferreira

Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) have been well established as factors involved in the development of carer burden. However, it is not clear which…

Older people’s involvement in healthcare education: views and experiences of older experts by experience

Juliana Thompson, Sue Tiplady, Glenda Cook

“Experts by experience' (EBE) involvement in professional health-care education programmes contributes to developing students” caring skills by supporting students’ understanding…

Partnership between healthcare professionals and family members in caring for older people during hospitalization: a literature review

Watchara Tabootwong, Frank Kiwanuka

Partnership is both a goal and an approach to family-centered care (FCC). Family members play an important role alongside the health-care team when an older family member is…


Dutch care environments for people with dementia: impressions from the perspectives of an architect and a gerontologist

Kay Shannon, Birgit Jurgenhake

The purpose of this paper is to discuss Dutch innovative care environments for older people, including those living with dementia, from the perspectives or an architect and a…

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