Working with Older People: Volume 28 Issue 2

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Building an initial understanding of UK Recovery College dementia courses: a national survey of Recovery College and memory services staff

Emma Wolverson, Leanne Hague, Juniper West, Bonnie Teague, Christopher Fox, Linda Birt, Ruth Mills, Tom Rhodes, Kathryn Sams, Esme Moniz-Cook

Recovery Colleges were developed to support the recovery of people with mental health difficulties through courses co-produced by professionals and people with lived experience…

Elderly functionality and its associated factors in a rural context of Colombia: a structural equations model

Eunice Yarce-Pinzón, Yenny Vicky Paredes-Arturo, Andrea Florez-Madroñero, Daniel Camilo Aguirre-Acevedo, Diego Mauricio Diaz-Velásquez

The purpose of this study was to determine the factors associated with functionality, a clinical criterion that could predict frailty in the elderly people in a rural context.

Regular practice of Kung Fu and Taekwondo improve Chilean adults’ health and quality of life during the COVID-19

Chuan Chih Hsu, Chia Shih Su, Chia Li Su

This study aims to investigate the impact of regular Kung Fu and Taekwondo practice on the health and quality of life among elderly individuals in the Maule region, Chile.

Long-term home care communication with older people in Taiwan: strategies and rationales

Chin-Hui Chen

The demand for long-term home care services has been increasing in Taiwan due to the significant growth of the older population. In order to understand the crucial roles that…

Expectations and challenges of institutionalized and noninstitutionalized elderly in Pakistan: a phenomenological study

Fizzah Ghafoor, Mahwesh Arooj Naz

This study aimed to explore the expectations and challenges of institutionalized and noninstitutionalized elderly persons.

The influence of socioeconomic indicators on a senior’s self-esteem

Naqeeb Hussain Shah, Samiullah Paracha, Mohammed Shafiq, Faisal Mehmood

Aging is a complex and multifactorial process. This study aims to is focus on mattering in older people. Mattering is the feeling of being important to others in ways that give…

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