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  • Adult Day Careby Lenore A Tate; Cynthia M Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.00

    Intended for long-term care providers, consumers, and gerontology students, this valuable new guidebook and manual encourages the promotion and enhancement of adult day care as an essential link in long-term care. Since the early 1970s, the number of adult day care centers in the United States has grown from 20 to more than 620. This rapid increase... more...

  • 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...

  • Self-Neglectby James G O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    Understand the complex ethical, legal, medical, and psychological issues of the most common form of elder abuse! Self-Neglect examines the social, ethical, medical, and practical implications of the most prevalent form of elder abuse. It can be difficult to diagnose and treat, and it poses ethical questions that cannot be answered simply. Yet it is... more...

  • Gerontological Social Work Supervisionby Carlton Munson; Ann Burack Weiss; Frances C Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    This unique book clearly depicts a need for supervision in gerontological social work settings and provides a framework for approaching supervision. Grounded in two distinct bodies of literature, social work supervision and gerontological social work, this important book thoroughly examines present gerontological practice and principles and focuses... 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...

  • Private Lives in Public Placesby Dianne Willcocks; Sheila Peace; Leonie Kellaher

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    Public Order and Private Lives is a radical examination of the political forces which shape the law and order debate in Britain. Mike Brake and Chris Hale provide a hard-hitting analysis of Conservative policies on Crime, showing that, ironically, Conservative policies have created the very social conditions in which crime has flourished. They argue... 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...