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  • Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Workby Rose Dobrof

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Work presents a compassionate and illuminating update on ethnicity in this area of social work. This fine book looks at such topics as the relationship between white aged clients and non-white paraprofessional workers, minority elder maltreatment, the utilization of social services by the Mexican-American Elderly,... more...

  • Twenty-Five Years of the Life Reviewby Robert Disch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    In this thought-provoking book, professionals in the field of aging examine the history and concept of the life review. The life review--a theory about the nature of the life cycle first presented in 1962--has become a foundation for program development with the elderly. This unique analysis of the life review goes beyond the early formulation both... more...

  • Alter, Migration und Soziale Arbeitby Kathrin Hahn

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.22

    Wird die Forderung nach »kultursensibler Altenhilfe« den Lebenslagen hilfesuchender Migrantinnen und Migranten im Alter gerecht? Oder unterliegt sie der Gefahr, sich in ethnischen Zuschreibungen zu verstricken? Kathrin Hahn untersucht den Stellenwert von Ethnizität und Kultur im sozialpädagogischen Handeln. Sie geht der Frage nach, inwiefern ethnische... 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...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 158.00

    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...

  • Empowering Frail Elderly Peopleby Leonard Heumann; Mary E. McCall; Duncan Boldy

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 125.00

    An analysis of provider-, environment-, client- and societal-based obstacles to the empowerment of frail elderly persons in a philosophical framework of social values. It features international case studies which provide examples of the feasibility of achieving real empowerment. more...

  • Caregiving Contextsby Maximiliane E. Szinovacz; Adam Davey

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 65.00

    Focuses on the issue of caregiving from various contextual frameworks - sociocultural, familial, and sociopolitical - as opposed to the more common disciplinary perspective. This book is suitable for preparing caregiving related programs and policies for the challenges of the aging baby boomer generation. more...

  • Working with Older People and Their Familiesby Mike Nolan; Sue Davies; Gordon Grant

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 49.00

    Attempts at a synthesis of themes about making a reality of 'person-centred' care. This book seeks to unite the perspectives of older people, family and professional carers in promoting a holistic approach to the challenges of an ageing society. It is useful for students on health related courses, such as nursing, medicine and the therapies. more...