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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 62.95
The plethora of inquiry reports published in the fields of health and welfare in the 1990s covered the full range of user groups, individuals and institutions. What similarities or differences were there between these inquiries? How effective were they in bringing about change? Whose interest did they best serve? These are some of the questions ... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 27.95
The authors take a multidisciplinary approach and employ both medical and psycho-social models of depression. The medical model is used to identify symptoms, make diagnoses and work towards optimal treatment. Psycho-social perspectives provide insight into the scale and complexity of the condition and point to its social causes. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 44.00
Governments across the EU are recognising that older people need more opportunities to work later in life if they choose to, for their health, wealth and wellbeing. This book brings together understandings and research findings on the views of older workers, retired people, employers and governments. more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 43.95
Dementia presents challenges to all those working in health and social care. It is a progressive disease that affects the person with dementia, their families and friends, and the wider community. Dementia affects each person in a unique way. The challenge to professionals is to respond to this uniqueness by providing support that is effective, meaningful... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
Institutional Abuse brings together a number of different research studies and accounts of institutional abuse from leading academics and researchers. Public enquiries and court cases concerning institutional abuse in a range of settings have generated considerable media interest and have highlighted the need for preventative strategies and appropriate... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 34.95
Student life is a time of change and adjustment, and their families as well as staff need resources to help them provide support for students experiencing mental health difficulties. This book explores how the needs of students can best be met by student and community mental health services. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 34.95
Examining important issues in dementia research and care that are often neglected, the contributors to this book provide fresh perspectives on current practice. The authors put dementia care into a socio-cultural framework, highlighting the impact of social change on dementia care over the last two decades and challenging current stereotypes. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
This comprehensive guide covers everything from the symptoms and diagnosis of dementia to community and residential care options, support for carers, ethical and legal considerations, end of life decisions and the latest research and treatment options. It will demystify the condition and be an invaluable resource for relatives and professionals. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 34.95
Based on papers from the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia workshop, experts discuss the interface between dementia, personhood and decision-making. Drawing on a range of perspectives, the book forges new understandings of relationships between informal decision-making and formal biomedical or legal processes for assessing competence. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
With contributions from experienced dementia practitioners and care researchers, this book examines the impact of culture and ethnicity on the experience of dementia and on the provision of support and services, both in general terms and in relation to specific minority ethnic communities. Drawing together evidence-based research and expert practitioners'... more...