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Counselling for old and elderly people: time for positive action

Author:
EWEKA Iro
Journal article citation:
Counselling, 5(4), November 1994, pp.296-298.

Looks at the specific aspects of counselling as they relate to ageing, the need for elder counselling, what counselling can do, and the need for a focus on this specific group.

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Buzzing with life, energy and drive

Authors:
McGREGOR Iain, BELL Janet
Journal article citation:
Journal of Dementia Care, 2(6), November 1994, pp.20-21.
Publisher:
Hawker

Challenges the widely held belief that people with dementia cannot make choices, that they wander aimlessly and lose their ability for new learning.

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Cataracts

Author:
BJELOGRLIC Predrag
Journal article citation:
Elders the Journal of Care and Practice, 3(3), September 1994, pp.45-52.

Describes cataracts and their impact on the lives of older people.

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Money management and elderly people with dementia

Authors:
LANGAN Joan, MEANS Robin
Journal article citation:
Elders the Journal of Care and Practice, 3(3), September 1994, pp.33-42.

Elderly people with dementia pose complex issues around the management of their financial affairs. This article looks at the law relating to the handling of other people's money in England and Wales, and draws out the policy and practice implications for those working with elderly people.

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Stereotyping and the elderly patient

Author:
JARMAIN D. Ellen
Journal article citation:
Elders the Journal of Care and Practice, 3(3), September 1994, pp.5-13.

Explores the stereotyping of elderly people and ways in which staff might reinforce low self-esteem as a result of the way elderly people are perceived.

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Spanish fly in the ointment

Author:
DOBSON Roger
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 11.8.94, 1994, p.9.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Tens of thousands of Britons who retired to Spain, faced with pensions linked to the UK-inflation rate, their own failing health, little domiciliary care, and expensive private care, may start to return to the UK - with implications for social services resources, particularly those SSDs with international airports or ferry terminals.

Journal article

On the move

Author:
TITLEY Jane
Journal article citation:
Impact, 6 April 1994, April 1994, p.13.

Age Concern are launching a major campaign to raise awareness at a local and national level of the importance of transport in older people's lives.

Journal article

Network first

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 7.4.94, 1994, p.8.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Research in Wales has been done to help understand older people's informal networks. Identifies the following types of informal networks: local family dependent, locally integrated support, local self-contained support, wider community focused support and private restricted support. Describes these types and reports on the ways practitioners can build on them.

Journal article

How validation is misunderstood

Author:
De CLERK RUBIN Vicki
Journal article citation:
Journal of Dementia Care, 2(2), 1994, pp.14-16.
Publisher:
Hawker

Outlines the theory and practice of "Validation" and challenges some common misunderstandings.

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Two kinds of significance of place in old age

Author:
BISSELL Gavin
Journal article citation:
Elders the Journal of Care and Practice, 3(4), December 1994, pp.57-64.

The article is concerned about the social care of older people in relation to decisions about risk or residence, where social work and social care staff are involved, because they often reflect implicit theories of significance of place to the elderly. Examines two theories of significance of placement, together with some of their practice implications.

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