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  • The Heart of Careby Amanda Waring

    Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    Aimed at transforming how people care for others and themselves, this life-changing handbook examines how caregivers and caring professionals can reconnect to an actively compassionate nature, enriching the lives of those they look after as well as their own. The guide contends that person-centered care should be at the heart of the care industry,... more...

  • Reforming Long-term Care in Europeby Joan Costa-Font

    Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95

    Reforming Long-term Care in Europe offers the most up-to-date analysis of the features and developments of long-term care in Europe. Each chapter focuses on a key question in the policy debate in each country and offers a description and analysis of each system. Offers the very latest analysis of long-term care reform agendas in Europe Compares... more...

  • Strategies of Careby Barbara Da Roit

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 49.95

    This analytic study surveys the transformations of elderly care policies and practices since the early 1990s, by comparing the trajectories of two extremely different care systems: Italy and the Netherlands. more...

  • Growing Old in Egyptby Thomas Boggatz

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 9.99

    The Egyptian society is aging. Families have to find solutions for care-dependent older persons, while at the same time, social changes threaten the traditional system of family care. The society has to adapt to this previously unknown situation and to develop new strategies for meeting the needs of its older members. Based on eight years of research,... more...

  • Gerontological Social Workby Merl C Jr Hokenstad; Katherine Kendall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    In this fascinating book, leading international experts in gerontology and social work examine the conditions of older people in their respective native lands--Australia, Canada, West Germany, Great Britain, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, and Sweden. In response to the need for world-wide sharing of information and research on one of the most dramatic... more...

  • Thinking, Feeling, and Beingby Ignacio Matte-Blanco

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    In this book the author develops his conceptualization of the Freudian unconscious in terms of logic and mathematics, giving many clinical examples. more...

  • Inequality And Old Ageby John A Vincent

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    An analysis of ageing in relation to identity formation, inequality and stratification. The book outlines a theory of social inequality which encompasses those inequalities associated with old age - in addition to class, gender, race and ethnicity.; This book is intended for undergraduate and postgraduate sociology courses in social stratification... more...

  • Social Care and Social Exclusionby Professor Tim Blackman; Sally Brodhurst; Janet Convery

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00

    This book explores the diversity of social care provision for older people in six contrasting European countries. Using a common descriptive and analytical framework, the book examines how the organisation and delivery of care are shaped by the wider welfare regime. This is discussed at the level of both practice and policy, including detailed case... more...

  • Living Dying Caringby Rosalie Hudson; Jennifer Richmond

    Ausmed Publications 2004; US$ 34.95

    This book, written from practical experience, offers reflections on relationships within the nursing home, particularly at the time of a resident's death. Building on their previous very popular book, Unique and Ordinary, the authors offer fresh insights together with practical implications for improved quality of care. The stories capture the... more...

  • Intermediate Care of Older Peopleby Sian Wade

    Wiley 2006; US$ 84.99

    Intermediate care has become a buzzword within health and social care over the last few years. Seen as the panacea for a number of woes, particularly for older people, intermediate care has been held up as a way forward within contemporary health and social care. This text explores in detail what is understood by the concept of intermediate care and,... more...