ISBN-10:
0335244203
ISBN-13:
9780335244201
Pub. Date:
03/01/2012
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Social Work with Older People: Approaches to Person-Centred Practice / Edition 1

Social Work with Older People: Approaches to Person-Centred Practice / Edition 1

by Barbara Hall, Terry Scragg

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Overview

This text fills a gap for an accessible textbook which takes a person-centred approach to working with older people by providing readers with a basic knowledge of policy, legislation, theory and research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780335244201
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Barbara Hall worked as a social worker and manager in mental health. She was Head of Training and Development for West Sussex County Council, and is an Associate Lecturer, at the University of Chichester, UK.

Terry Scragg worked as a social worker in health and social care services, with people with learning disabilities and older people, and subsequently as a lecturer in social work. He is currently working as a practice assessor with students completing their social work degree at the University of Chichester, UK.

Table of Contents

List of boxes, tables, figures vii

Editors and contributors ix

Acknowledgements xi

Introduction Barbara Hall Terry Scragg 1

Part 1 Setting the context and the importance of values 5

1 Reflective social work practice with older people: the professional and the organization Barbara Hall 7

2 Contextualizing the experience of older people Chris Smethurst 31

Part 2 Equality and diversity in working with older people 55

3 Working with older people from Black and ethnic minorities Chris Gaine 57

4 Working with older people with mental health needs David Gaylard 72

5 Working with older people with dementia Sally Stapleton 89

6 Working with older people with learning disabilities Terry Scragg 101

7 Working with older people with long term conditions Rick Fisher Terry Scragg 116

8 Working with loss and bereavement in older people Terry Scragg 132

9 Work with older people and sexuality Chris Gaine Andy Mantell 147

10 Work with older people and spirituality Graham Tooth Andrea Linell 161

Part 3 Enhancing the well-being of older people and safeguarding issues 177

11 Skills in working with risk Chris Smethurst Vivienne Killner Deborah Smallbones Christine Wright 179

12 Skills in safeguarding and supporting older people John Gisby Gill Butler 200

Index 221

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