Working with Older People: Volume 27 Issue 4

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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The development and psychometric evaluation of nurses’ knowledge, attitude and practice regarding elder abuse

Zohreh Bakrani, Fatemeh Estebsari, Meimanat Hosseini, Maliheh Nasiri, Marzieh Latifi

The purpose of this study was to develop and psychometrically evaluate a tool to measure nurses’ knowledge of, attitude toward and practice regarding the elder abuse phenomenon.

Exploring the triggers of psychological distress among Jordanian patients with heart failure: a phenomenological study

Yasmeen Abu Sumaqa, Ferial A. Hayajneh, Mohammad Alnaeem, Sajeda Alhamory, Ibrahim R. Ayasreh, Manar Abu-Abbas

This study aims to gain a deeper understanding of triggers of psychological distress among Jordanian patients with heart failure (HF).

Understandings of mild cognitive impairment (MCI): a survey study of public and professional perspectives

Heather Yemm, Elizabeth Peel, Dawn Brooker

This paper aims to report the findings of a survey study exploring perceptions about cognitive impairment. These findings are relevant to public health campaigns and education…

Need-driven dementia compromised behavior theory and health belief model: a theory critique

Mohammad Rababa

The purpose of this paper is to critique and evaluate need-driven dementia compromised behavior theory and the health behavioral model using Meleis’ (2010) criteria of theory…

The benefits of independent older people’s representation and why its development should be supported

Steven George Milsom

The purpose of this papers is to set out the advantages to local communities of independent representation of older people by older people through active and vibrant older…

Resilience in later life: the impact of social exclusion on access to networks of support

Kirsty Bagnall, Sophie Yarker

The aim of this paper is to respond to a gap in the literature around resilience in later life for older people from minority groups of identity or experience. Specifically, it…

Knowledge and practice toward basic life support among nurses working with SARS-CoV-2 patients in Jordanian hospitals

Ahmed Mohammad Al-smadi, Salam Bani Hani, Abedalmajeed Shajrawi, Ala Ashour, Marwa Halabi, Areej Mousa, Mustafa Mohammad Al Smadi

The purpose of this paper is to assess nurse’s knowledge and practice regarding basic life support (BLS) skills while working with SARS-CoV-2 patients in Jordanian hospitals.

Health promoting behaviors and associated factors among older adults: a narrative review

Mohammad Rababa, Nahla Al-Ali, Ayat Shaman

This study aims to examine the recent literature on health-promoting behavior, health needs and associated factors among older adults.

Dementia’s preventative futures: researcher perspectives on prospective developments in the UK

Miriam Fahey, Anthea Tinker, James Rupert Fletcher

In lieu of a cure, the idea that dementia might be preventable through risk-factor moderation has latterly gained popularity. Prevention research is an evolving field that will…

Methodologies assessing digital technologies to assist “ageing in place”: a scoping review

Francesca Horne, Diane Bailey, Maggie Kenney

Despite continuing workforce challenges over the last decade, the social care system is considered a key enabler in keeping older people out of hospital. In response to the…

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