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Care of Vulnerable Older People

Paperback, 05/08/2016, £29.99
This comprehensive introduction provides nursing students and practitioners with a firm grounding in the applied ethics of caring for vulnerable older people, and a thorough explanation and application of the policies, frameworks, standards and laws that govern safeguarding and care in the UK.

Bolder: Making the Most of our Longer Lives

Hardback, 13/12/2018, £16.99
Bestselling author of In Praise of Slow investigates one of the last taboos - ageing - and the 'age inappropriate' revolution that is taking place across the globe.

Happy Old Me: How to Live A Long Life, and Really Enjoy It

Hardback, 21/03/2019, £16.99
Happy Old Me is a moving yet uplifting account of one year in Hunter Davies' life, navigating bereavement and finding hope in the future.

Ageing in Society

7, 22/02/2007, £34.99
Presents an introduction to the study of ageing. This book reflects trends in gerontology, incorporating developments in theory and research as well as international and interdisciplinary perspectives. It also examines cognitive ageing, social protection, retirement, health and illness, and cultural images of old age.

Reminiscence and Life Story Work

Paperback, 15/02/2011, £22.99
Reminiscence is a valuable tool for the professional carer as well as those looking after a family member or friend. It enhances and enriches the care relationship, and benefits both the person being cared for and the carer. This fully-updated fourth edition is full of practical information on planning and running successful reminiscence work.

Living with a Long-term Illness

7, 26/01/2006, £15.99
This book looks at the practical, emotional, and social problems shared by most people who suffer from a long-term illness, and suggests a variety of ways in which they can do something for themselves to improve the situation. It could also be very useful to family and friends, as well as for health professionals.

Ageing, health and care

7, 01/07/2010, £24.99
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.

Apirituality and ageing

Paperback, 01/09/1998, £25.00
Spirituality and Ageing presents the experience of ageing as an opportunity for spiritual reflection and affirmation of life. The contributors are religious and spiritual leaders and ethical thinkers from a range of different backgrounds. They define 'spirituality' as the fulfilment of the universal human need for purpose, values and relationships.

Being with Older People : A Systematic Approach

Paperback, 31/03/2010, £31.99
Offers fresh perspectives on working with older people in a range of physical health, mental health and social care contexts. This book contains examples that can be familiar both to practitioners working with older people and to older people themselves and their families.
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