Quality in Ageing and Older Adults

Promoting excellence in services through research, policy and practice


Health and Social Care

Table Of Contents: Volume 4 Issue 1

Improving the quality of diabetes care in residential and nursing homes: The importance of education

Julia Styles

Wherever elderly individuals with diabetes reside, whether at home, in a residential home or in a nursing home, they deserve to have good‐quality, structured care provided…

Is there a future for the informal homecare of older people in a changing society?

Christine Smith, Sherrill Snelgrove, Chris Armstrong‐Esther, June Clark

The objective of the research reported here was to provide an opportunity to raise issues relevant to the ongoing debate on informal care of older people by exploring the…

Older people with a sensory impairment: The assessment and management of care

Catherine Robinson, Diane Seddon, Vanessa Webb, Jim Hill, Judith Soulsby

This paper explores the findings from a recent study about the assessment and management of care for older people who may have a sensory impairment. Using qualitative…



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