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Social Work with Older People (5th Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 216
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Practical Social Work Series

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02 March 2012

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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 remains an insightful introductory text.

Deliberately...

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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 remains an insightful introductory text. Deliberately taking a critical approach to guide readers to consider stereotypes of aging and work with older people, the new edition presents fundamental knowledge alongside thought-provoking and challenging debates. It offers a new chapter on safeguarding and has been updated to reflect current course requirements:• Part I introduces the theory, policy and legislation which influences social work contexts• Part II identifies core elements of practice, for effective interviewing, assessment, planning and interventionWritten by experienced and respected authors, this book will help readers understand the diverse experiences of later life, leading to positive and informed students and practitioners of social work.

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Emphasises the current policy drive toward personalisation and service user participation in care management and offers a new chapter on safeguarding

Respected and experienced authors, who are leading academics in this field

Written to course requirements: clear links to the social work curriculum and practice, with a twopart structure which defines how theory, policy and legislation will impact on work with older people

Introduction
Part I: THE SOCIAL WORK CONTEXT Critical Themes and Issues in Ageing
The Case for Social Work with Older People
The Policy and Organisational Context of Social Work with Older People
Safeguarding
Part II: PRACTICE ISSUES Practice Skills and Values
Interviewing and Assessment
Planning Support and Care, Interventions and Reviews
Conclusion.
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MO RAY is Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Policy and Professional Practice at Keele University, UK. She teaches on both the BA and MA social work courses and is part of the Active Ageing Project, developing CPD and education in ageing.

JUDITH PHILLIPS is Professor of Gerontology and Social Work at Swansea University, UK. She has worked in social work practice, teaching and research focusing on older people and ageing issues.

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MO RAY is Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Policy and Professional Practice at Keele University, UK. She teaches on both the BA and MA social work courses and is part of the Active Ageing Project, developing CPD and education in ageing.

JUDITH PHILLIPS is Professor of Gerontology and Social Work at Swansea University, UK. She has worked in social work practice, teaching and research focusing on older people and ageing issues.

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