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Journal article

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

A success story

Author:
MILLAR Barbara
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 28.5.92, 1992, p.25.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

A scheme in Newcastle has proved that sheltered housing can cater for a higher level of physical frailty than previously thought.

Book

Volunteering: widening the horizons in the third age

Author:
DAVIS SMITH Justin
Publisher:
Carnegie United Kingdom Trust
Publication year:
1992
Pagination:
75p.,tables,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Dunfermline

Contains statistical information on volunteering among older people, and goes on to look at frequency and type of work undertaken. Part 2 is an organisational study of third age volunteering and includes information on barriers to volunteering; problems specific to older volunteers; a comparison of older and other volunteers; changing policy to involve older people; and what older volunteers want to do.

Book

Community care: the elderly, vol. 2, 4th report minutes of evidence and appendices

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Parliament. House of Commons. Welsh Affairs Committee
Publisher:
HMSO
Publication year:
1992
Pagination:
297p.
Place of publication:
London
Book

A report on meetings held to obtain the views of older people in West Suffolk on the provision of services

Author:
WEST SUFFOLK JOINT CARE PURCHASING TEAM. Joint Strategy Group for Older People
Publisher:
West Suffolk Joint Care Purchasing Team
Publication year:
1992
Pagination:
21p.,tables.
Place of publication:
Ipswich
Book

Employment: the role of work in the third age

Authors:
TRINDER Chris, HULME Geoffrey, McCARTHY Una
Publisher:
Carnegie United Kingdom Trust
Publication year:
1992
Pagination:
83p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Dunfermline
Book

Reasons for admission to part 3 residential homes: a summary of the research evidence

Author:
BOOTH Tim
Publisher:
National Council of Domiciliary Care Services
Publication year:
1992
Pagination:
34p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Norwich
Book

Community care: the elderly; vol. I; 4th report

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Parliament. House of Commons. Welsh Affairs Committee
Publisher:
HMSO
Publication year:
1992
Pagination:
17p.
Place of publication:
London
Book

Services for elderly people: policy statement

Author:
LANCASHIRE. Social Services Department
Publisher:
Lancashire. Social Services Department
Publication year:
1992
Pagination:
45p.,tables.
Place of publication:
Preston

Outlines the aims and objectives of the service and makes proposals for change. Details problems faced by staff working with elderly mentally infirm people and their carers. Goes on to detail policy and practice for home help and care, meals on wheels, relationships between housing departments and housing associations, residential care, day care, and other services. Finally, looks at training, relations with voluntary organisations, finances and interagency cooperation.

Journal article

Problems of training and cooperation in social work with elderly people in the EC countries Germany, France, the United Kingdom and Spain: a report from a research project

Authors:
ELIAS Gabriele, et al
Journal article citation:
Issues in Social Work Education, 12(1), Spring 1992, pp.24-51.
Publisher:
Association of Teachers in Social Work Education

Reports on a study based on a postal survey of social work training institutions in Germany, France, the U.K. and Spain. The findings are presented country-by-country and concurrently discussed in the context of the overall picture which emerges. Issues concerning basic and post-qualifying training and research in the field of social work with elderly people are examined. A diversity of provision for, and variation of the development status of, this area of social work training is identified.

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