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The mistreatment of older people: widening the horizon

Author:
GARROD Glen
Journal article citation:
Generations Review, 3(4), December 1993, pp.9-12.
Publisher:
British Society of Gerontology

Describes a pilot recording project initiated within County Durham in 1992 which sought to collect detail about cases of mistreatment encountered by a wide range of social care agencies throughout the county.

Journal article

First class citizens

Author:
HOBMAN David
Journal article citation:
Care Weekly, 16.11.93, 1993, p.16.

The quality and range of services available to older people still reflects chance as much as genuine choice. Older people need a more broadly based political voice than the current pensioner lobby. Wherever they turn for assessment, treatment and support they should be viewed as valuable consumers.

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Bridges to the real world

Author:
SMITH Ailsa
Journal article citation:
Care Weekly, 11.11.93, 1993, p.13.

The author describes how her personal and professional skills were stretched when her father developed dementia.

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Community care assessments: language and older people - hearing is not always understanding

Author:
BARRETT David
Journal article citation:
Elders the Journal of Care and Practice, 2(3), August 1993, pp.5-10.

Considers whether those undertaking assessments of older people perceive what is being said to them, and whether they interpret the meanings correctly.

Journal article

What next?

Author:
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Journal article citation:
Community Care, 22.7.93, 1993, pp.22-23.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

In the penultimate week of 'Community Care' journal's campaigning series of features on elder abuse experts are asked for their views on what the future holds.

Journal article

Now read on...

Author:
FRANCIS Joy
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 22.7.93, 1993, pp.20-21.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Lists a selection of articles, books, reports and forthcoming publications on the subject of elder abuse.

Journal article

Research

Author:
BOOTH Tim
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 11.3.93, 1993, p.26.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks at research into elderly people leaving home, with the aim of gaining understanding of how they feel about entering residential care.

Book

Older people in the European Community: fact sheet special edition

Authors:
CENTRE FOR POLICY ON AGEING, FAMILY POLICY STUDIES CENTRE
Publisher:
Centre for Policy on Ageing/Family Policy Studies Centre
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
17p.diags.list of orgs.bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Facts and figures on older people in the EC.

Book

No longer afraid: the safeguard of older people in domestic settings; practice guidelines

Authors:
TOMLINSON David F., et al
Publisher:
HMSO/Great Britain. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
40p.
Place of publication:
London

Deals primarily with issues SSD managers and practitioners need to consider when working with older people. Comments on the prevalence of elder abuse and its causes, and includes a list of possible indicators of abuse.

Book

London housing survey 1992: older people

Author:
LONDON RESEARCH CENTRE. Housing and Social Research Department
Publisher:
London Research Centre
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
12p.,tables.
Place of publication:
London

Details key findings from the survey as they relate to older people.

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