Working with Older People: Volume 27 Issue 3

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Quality of life among post-stroke Jordanian survivors: a prospective study

Marwa N. Alhalabi, Salam H. Bani Hani

This study aims to assess the quality of life (QOL) and the related factors in patients post-stroke in Jordan.

Retirement experience, retirement satisfaction and life satisfaction of baby boomers

Amberyce Ang, Cynthia Chen, Kalyani Mehta

The practice of mandatory retirement age implies that some retirees may be forced to retire or are compelled to continue working. Retirement would then be determined by age and…

The essential features of Meeting Centres: development of the UK criteria for community support for people affected by dementia

Shirley Evans, Jennifer Bray, Dawn Brooker, Nathan Stephens

Meeting Centres (MCs) are a complex community-based psychosocial intervention to support people affected by dementia. The purpose of this paper is to describe the process of…

Factors predicting burden among male caregivers of older adults with stroke

Sirinthip Nimitphuwadon, Pornchai Jullamate, Naiyana Piphatvanitcha, Sivasankari Nadarajan, Watchara Tabootwong

This study aims to examine the factors predicting burden among the male caregivers of older adults with stroke.

Exploring dialogic analysis and thematic analysis of place conversations with older adults

Joyce Weil

Although thematic analysis is a commonly used technique, this paper aims to explore the potential advantages (and drawbacks) of both thematic analysis and a dialogic approach to…


Promoting the person-centred aspects of dignity and well-being: learning from older persons’ experiences of living in residential care facilities

Charlotte Roos, Anna Swall, Lena Marmstål Hammar, Anne-Marie Boström, Bernice Skytt

Dignity and well-being are key aspects of the legislation and policies that regulate care of older persons worldwide. In addition, care of older persons should be person-centred…


Dysphagia in nursing home residents: a cross-sectional study

Isabel de Jesus Oliveira, Flávio Filipe Sousa Ferreira, Licínia Vanessa Rodrigues Fernandes

This paper aims to disseminate the results of research aiming to identify the prevalence of dysphagia and related clinical factors in nursing home residents.

Outreaching to find and engage older people “no-one knows”: a necessary element of work to address social isolation and loneliness

Helen MacIntyre, Annabel Collins, Jo Stapleton

The purpose of this paper is to share a model of skilled outreach working to find and engage the hidden group of socially isolated and lonely older people who are reluctant or…

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