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Social care practice with elderly persons

Social care practice with elderly persons

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Published by SCA Pubs in Surbiton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Ian Mallinson.
ContributionsMallinson, Ian., Social Care Association.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20293488M
ISBN 100901244325
OCLC/WorldCa277187835

Elaine Marjorie Brody (née Breslow; December 4, – July 9, ) was an American gerontologist and sociologist, who studied cases on elderly Americans tended to by a career lasting six decades, she was one of the first social workers to research her clients, particularly of "women in the middle", a term she used to refer to women who raised their children and cared for. / Michael J. Holosko, D. Ann Holosko --Conducting psycho-social assessments with the elderly / Susan Watt, Ahuva Soifer --Selected problems in counselling the elderly / Susan Marino --Medication utilization problems among the elderly: implications for social work practice / Vincent J. Giannetti --Social policies which influence practice with.

The third edition describes significant practice issues and challenges facing gerontological social workers, working with the fastest growing demographic cohort in North America. Insightful and creative practitioners provide current accounts and case examples from their work in a variety of settings. The material includes both micro and macro practice and offers a focus on advanced specialty. In recent years the field of community-based long term care has grown. Knowledge in the area has become more sophisticated, and operational lessons have been learned in demonstration and waiver programs around the country. Case management and home care services have been actively promoted as an intervention in the care of elderly and disabled.

Title: Choosing a holistic care approach for the elderly _____ Date August Number of pages 43 Appendices 3 _____ Summary The concept of holistic care in today‟s nursing helps to enhance the total well-being of the patient. Portraying the human being only by his present needs is insufficient. In working with oIder persons, the strengths-based approaches can prove to be extremely useful in view of the fact that most elderly have an enormous repertoire of knowledge, practice wisdom and a wide range of skill sets and by and large, helping professionals approach the whole issue of working with the elderly from a perspective of dealing Cited by: 2.


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In this refreshingly positive and practical textbook, Rory Lynch draws on years of practice and teaching experience to show how to achieve best social work practice with older adults. He takes a person-centred approach, which fosters respect by valuing the fact that elderly.

Social Learning:Social care home for the aged people is a place where elderly people spend maximum time interacting and communicating with people of similar age group.

They tend to learn and pick up a lot of Social care practice with elderly persons book from the peer group and then try to imitate the same once they are in their enclosure. Aronson, J. () ‘Conflicting images of older people receiving care: challenges for reflective practice and research’, in S.M.

Neysmith ed., Critical Issues for Future Social Work Practice with Ageing Persons, New York, Columbia University Press. moved into older adulthood one in every five persons in the United States will be over the age of Social institutions, including the health-care system, education, income maintenance and social insurance programs, the workplace, and particularly social services, are bound to be radically transformed by these staggering Size: 1MB.

In clinical practice, health care professionals tend to focus on physical needs when people are admitted to continuing care settings, and files and nursing care plans do not capture characteristics of resident’s values and culture.

Knowledge of a resident’s life history can improve nursing care and attitudes of people (Reichmann et al ).Cited by: The elderly are a heterogeneous group who are affected by both health and non health factors. The latter are largely social factors related to health that contribute to social problems faced by the elderly.

This paper addresses these before looking at the care qf the elderly. Social Problems and the Elderly. Social Work Practice with the Elderly. Michael J.

Holosko, Marvin D. Feit. Canadian Scholars' Press, - Social Science - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a articles, and texts in the areas of evaluation, health care, gerontology, social policy, music intervention, and spirituality.

He served on. Social Work Practice with the Elderly is an exciting group of well crafted readings, and will be useful for any social work student at the undergraduate or graduate level. It will also be a valuable resource for those in other helping professions who work side by side with social workers in this field: nurses, physiotherapists, music and art.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: An overview of social work practice with the elderly / Marvin D. Feit, Nuria M. Cuevas-Feit --What's unique about social work practice with the elderly?/ Michael J.

Holosko, D. Ann Holosko --Conducting psycho-social assessments with the elderly / Susan Watt, Ahuva Soifer --Selected. Theories Used in Social Work Practice & Practice Models Social work theories are general explanations that are supported by evidence obtained through the scientific method.

A theory may explain human behavior, for example, by describing how humans interact or how humans react to certain stimuli. Excellent social work with older people requires it to be valued and visible. Practitioners would actively seek to work in this specialism.

Older people and those who care about them would Author: Bernard Walker. A one day public engagement workshop was held to focus on the priorities of older people about research and practice in health and social care. Seventy-five older people from the general public and a variety of backgrounds attended this event to share their views and discuss what should be prioritised.

The main aim of this workshop was to identify and prioritise issues that are important to Cited by: 8. Since family members are not able to provide these care, it may result in frustration on the part of the elderly person and also the care giver.

This can bring about elder abuse and neglect [3]. Social Work Practice With older adultS. INTRODUCTION. With the demographic and social changes taking place in terms of an aging population, the social work profession must be prepared to meet the needs of individuals, families, and communities.

In order File Size: 1MB. Reflective practice is” a process of review an experience of practice in order to describe analyses and evaluate and so inform learn from practice” (Sarah B, P ).

WHO has done a study on falls in the elderly and reflected it and states that by building on the three pillars of falls prevention, the model proposes specific strategies for.

Partnership working in health and social care and the role of social work in services for older people ’, British Journal of Social Work, 36 (7): – Lymbery, M.

() Social Work with Older People, Context, Policy and Practice. positions. Social workers who assume full-time macro roles will need a more advanced understanding than this text provides. Nor is this a book on how to specialize in macro practice.

Instead, it is designed to provide basic knowledge and skills on aspects of macro practice in which competent social work practi-File Size: KB. Values and Ethics for Care Practice 9 ISBN Values and Ethics for Care Practice Values and ethics are integral to the provision, practice and delivery of patient-centred health and social care.

This book introduces readers to these conceptsFile Size: 1MB. While elderly persons need food, shelter, health care, and social services, they also need to be treated with respect. The extent to which the service providers treat elderly persons with respect, therefore, becomes a significant psychosocial factor that affects the quality of their later life (Cassel, ; Noelker & Harel, ; Sung & Kim Cited by: 4.

Social Work Practice with the Elderly Substance Abuser In the United States, older adults (i.e., people who are 65 years of age and o ver) make up the fastest growing segment of the popu : Jay Memmott.

Sexuality in institutionalized elderly persons: a systematic review of argument-based ethics literature. Journal citation/publication details.

International Psychogeriatrics, 24(3), Marchpp Summary. Twenty-five studies, mostly from the North America, were included in this systematic review of argument-based ethics literature.The principle of respect for persons, as cited in Provision 1 of the Code (), seems easy to understand at an intuitive level.

It implies that as nurses we value an individual or group’s beliefs and wishes and consider those when acting as a professional nurse. But it may be harder to follow in practice if one believes that frail older.For most of the world, caring for the elderly is a family affair.

Family care for the elderly, however, is substantially challenged especially in societies where traditional family structure and relationships have changed due to the influences of demography, urbanization, political economy, and cultural shifts.