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Helldorado

Author:
EATON Lynn
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 16.7.92, 1992, p.10.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

As the BBC launches its new sun-drenched Spanish soap, many elderly expatriates who had dreamt of an easier life on the Costa del Sol are now facing harsher realities.

Journal article

Suntrap

Author:
EATON Lynn
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 6.9.90, 1990, pp.22-23.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

Britons who have retired to Spain are finding that rising inflation, hospital costs and language difficulties are spoiling the fun.

Journal article

A place in the sun

Author:
EATON Lynn
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 16.8.90, 1990, pp.14-15.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

Residencia Carmen is a publicly owned residential care home for the elderly in Spain - very large by British standards, but with the feel of a holiday complex rather than an institution.

Journal article

Walking on Eire

Author:
EATON Lynn
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 18.12.97, 1997, p.23.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The need for cultural sensitive services for people from ethnic minorities has been widely accepted, with one glaring omission. Reports on a visit to a sheltered housing scheme which aims to meet the often unrecognised needs of Irish people.

Journal article

Divides and rules

Author:
EATON Lynn
Journal article citation:
Nursing Times, 15.12.93, 1993, p.18.
Publisher:
Nursing Times

Increasing dependency in many residential homes means that many homes now look after elderly people who need specialist care, but are prevented from employing nurses to provide it.

Journal article

Age of discontent

Author:
EATON Lynn
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 1.3.01, 2001, p.25.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Argues that health and social services are not well equipped to help with depression among older people.

Journal article

Year of neglect

Author:
EATON Lynn
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 18.2.99, 1999, pp.18-19.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Chinese people in Britain have been poorly served by social care agencies. Looks at their growing needs and some pioneering community projects.

Journal article

Made to care

Author:
EATON Lynn
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 21.8.97, 1997, pp.8-9.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Discusses how Sefton Council's attempt to exploit a loophole in the law and force elderly people to use most of their savings to pay for residential and nursing care has failed following a legal challenge by Help the Aged.

Journal article

Admirable service

Author:
EATON Lynn
Journal article citation:
Nursing Times, 29.3.95, 1995, pp.16-17.
Publisher:
Nursing Times

The Dementia Relief Trust is a new charity aiming to set up a national network of nurses specifically employed to help the carers of people with dementia.

Journal article

Dual care

Author:
EATON Lynn
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 3.2.94, 1994, p.24.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

In theory residential homes are not supposed to provide nursing care, however it seems that distinctions between residential and nursing homes are becoming increasingly blurred. Asks whether it is time to change the registration process.

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