Social work with older people

  • 190 Pages
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Learning Matters , Exeter
Services for, Social work with older people, Older people,
StatementKarin Crawford and Janet Walker
SeriesTransforming social work practice
ContributionsWalker, Janet, 1957-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV1451 .C73 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 190 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24913259M
ISBN 101844451550
ISBN 139781844451555
LC Control Number2009417650
OCLC/WorldCa227278064

This accessible book takes a unique person-centred approach to working with older people and provides an introduction to the legislation, policy, theory and research needed by social workers. The authors explore the experience of being an older person and how practitioners can work to make positive differences to older people's lindsayvanbramer.com by: 1.

Social Work with Older People provides an authoritative and practical guide to working with older people in a range of settings.

It addresses the complexities of individual work with older people, as well as work with families, groups and the wider community, and is not afraid to tackle the challenges as well as opportunities of practice in this lindsayvanbramer.com by: This book provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the development of social work with older people in the U.K.

The coherent structure draws together the key themes involved in working with older people and clearly demonstrates how to translate these into real-life practice Author: Mark E F Lymbery. "Welcoming for social work students new to social work with older people and as an invaluable handbook for practice learning, this text will also benefit their supervisors and assessors as a benchmark to the required knowledge and skills at this level."Cited by: Mary Marshall has worked with older people for more than twenty-five years as a social worker, researcher and lecturer.

She is now Director of the Dementia Services Centre at the University of Stirling. She has edited and written several books, and contributed to Ratings: 0.

Older people are the biggest service user group for social workers and an increasing proportion of the population. 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 lindsayvanbramer.com: Rory Lynch.

This second edition looks in detail at the role of the social worker who engages with older people. It enables the reader to develop the key skills required to understand the mental and physical needs of older people in society while encouraging plenty of discussion and critical, independent thought.

Social Work Practice With Older Adults by Jill Chonody and Barbra Teater presents a contemporary framework based on the World Health Organization’s active aging policy that allows forward-thinking students to focus on client strengths and resources when working with the elderly.

SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. Lymbery, M'The history and development of social work', in Social work with older people: context, policy and practice, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp.

viewed 24 Februarydoi: /n3. This book provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the development of social work with older people in the UK. The coherent structure draws together the key themes involved in working with older people, and clearly demonstrates how to translate these into real-life practice.

Nov 03,  · This book provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the development of social work with older people in the UK. The coherent structure draws together the. While it has been primarily written as an aid to understanding the position of contemporary social work with older people in both conceptual and theoretical terms, and not as a ‘how-to-do-it’ guide to practice, its practical focus does ensure that it will assist students to engage with the requirements for social work training specified by the Department of Health and outlined in the Quality Assurance Agency's (QAA).

Fantastic book as it deals effectively with three huge topics that are inextricably linked to be relevant to both practitioners and academics.

It is increasingly important for social workers to ensure they have good practice skills in working with older people. This book helps to achieve this.

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It is an essential read for any student who wants to develop a distinctive focus on social work with older people. Jan 14,  · Older people and those who care about them would understand that social work is a service they could benefit from. Social workers are skilled in assessing and planning care needs from a Author: Bernard Walker.

Sep 01,  · This book helps students develop a distinctive focus on social work with older people.

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It enables the reader to develop the knowledge, skills and values that allow them to promote and protect the well-being of the older people they work with/5(5).

nature of social work with older people, in what contexts it can be effectively deployed, what evidence there is – both in the UK and internationally – of its effectiveness and what social work with older people’s contribution is, and can be, to health, wellbeing and the achievement of social policy goals.

Mar 01,  · Moreover, because the book is a thought-provoking overview of the current features, demands and challenges for social work with older people in England, it would benefit national and international educators and professionals who would like to gain a better understanding of this lindsayvanbramer.com: Henglien Lisa Chen.

Summary: "Revised to emphasise the current policy drive towards personalisation and service user participation in care management, the new edition of Social. Mar 15,  · Social Work with Older People provides an authoritative and practical guide to working with older people in a range of settings.

It looks at individual work with older people, as well as work with families, groups and the wider community, and is not afraid to tackle the challenges as well as opportunities of practice in this area.4/5(1). Social Work with Older People provides an authoritative and practical guide to working with older people in a range of settings.

It addresses the complexities of individual work with older people, as well as work with families, groups and the wider community, and is not afraid to tackle the challenges as well as opportunities of practice in this area. "Older people provide a significant challenge and opportunity for social work.

As a result of broad demographic trends and changes in the welfare state and the role of the family, older people have moved from being a marginal concern to one of central importance in the profession. Feb 17,  · This book provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the development of social work with older people in the UK.

The coherent structure draws together the key themes involved in working with older people, and clearly demonstrates how to translate these into real-life practice/5(2).

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This text fills a gap for an accessible textbook which takes a person-centred approach to working with older people by providing readers with a basic knowledge of policy, legislation, theory and research. A starting premise therefore for any consideration of social work with older people is that older people are not an adjunct to the state but are the state itself.

When this politically driven premise is considered as a rational debate as opposed to a consideration of the lack of resources, then older people.

Furthermore, this book is a source of contemporary research and offers the reader insights into government legislation and policy.

It is an essential read for any student who wants to develop a distinctive focus on social work with older people. "Social Work with Older People provides an authoritative and practical guide to working with older people in a range of settings. It addresses the complexities of individual work with older people, as well as work with families, groups and the wider community, and it is not afraid to tackle the challenges as well as the opportunities of practice in this area.".

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Older people are the biggest service user group for social workers and an increasing proportion of the population. 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.

"Social work with older people is attracting increasing numbers of practitioners and trainee practitioners both on professional courses and in the field. This is, in part, due to the new emphasis on community care, which has posed fresh challenges and offers new opportunities in the mainstream of social work.

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.Social workers are engaged in ongoing practice with older people in a variety of contexts, from hospitals, aged care assessment teams, and mental health services to employment The reality of our aging population means all social workers need to be confident in working with older lindsayvanbramer.coms: 0.Revised to emphasise the current policy drive towards personalisation and service user participation in care management, the new edition of Social Work with Older People .