Quality in Ageing and Older Adults

Promoting excellence in services through research, policy and practice


Health and Social Care

Table Of Contents: Volume 18 Issue 2

“On their own”: social isolation, loneliness and chronic musculoskeletal pain in older adults

Toby Smith

The purpose of this paper is to explore the concepts of social isolation and loneliness in relation to people with chronic musculoskeletal pain. Through these concepts…

The use of fortified foods to treat malnutrition among older adults: a systematic review

Joy W. Douglas, Jeannine C. Lawrence, Adam P. Knowlden

Food fortification with common kitchen ingredients has been suggested to improve nutritional intake. The purpose of this paper was to systematically review the efficacy of…

Exploring the suitability and acceptability of peer support for older veterans

Karen Burnell, Adrian Needs, Kim Gordon

Informal social support is often sought by veterans to support reminiscence or cope with traumatic memories. However, it can also encourage unhelpful ways of coping, such…

How does accreditation influence staff perceptions of quality in residential aged care?

Anne Hogden, David Greenfield, Mark Brandon, Deborah Debono, Virginia Mumford, Johanna Westbrook, Jeffrey Braithwaite

Quality of care in the residential aged sector has changed over the past decade. The purpose of this paper is to examine these changes from the perspectives of staff to…

Nursing home quality of life in the Lebanon

Marina Gharibian Adra, John Hopton, John Keady

The purpose of this paper is to explore perceptions, perspectives and meaning of quality of life for a sample of older residents, care staff and family caregivers in two…

Delivering person-centred holistic care for older people

Roger Beech, Bie Nio Ong, Sue Jones, Vicky Edwards

This paper is an evaluated case study of the Wellbeing Coordinator (WBC) service in Cheshire, UK. WBCs are non-clinical members of the GP surgery or hospital team who…



Online date, start – end:


Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:



  • Prof Fiona Poland