close
Navigation
Categories

Ageing, health and care

Author: Victor, C.R.
Binding: 7
Pages: 232
Pub Date: 01/07/2010
Publisher: POLICY PRESS
ISBN: 9781847420879
Availability: In stock
Quick overview The ageing of the population has enormous policy implications for health care. This important new textbook, written by a leader in the field, covers key questions such as the fitness of older people in the future, the widening inequalities in the health of older people and how health in old age reflects habits and behaviour in earlier life.
£24.99
£22.49
Product description

The ageing of the population has enormous implications for the provision of, and access to, health care. Christina Victor's important textbook provides comprehensive overview of the experiences of older people, chapters on physical health, mental health, disability and lifestyle, a thesis of current policy developments, the key debates on the future health of elders and an international, up-to-date perspective. Written by a leader in the field, the book covers key questions such as the fitness of future older people, the widening inequalities in their health and whether health in old age is related to habits and behaviour in earlier life.

Additional information