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Caring for older Europeans

comparative studies in 29 countries
  • 535 Pages
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Older people -- Care -- Europe., Older people -- Services for -- Eu

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StatementGeorge Giacinto Giarchi.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV1480 .G53 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 535 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL824248M
ISBN 101857422295
LC Control Number95080344
OCLC/WorldCa35773798

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Caring for older Europeans: comparative studies in 29 countries. [George Giacinto Giarchi]. Summary This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction The Dignity and Older Europeans study Findings Discussion Conclusion Acknowledgements References Caring for Older People: Why Dignity Matters – the European Experience - Dignity in Care for Older People - Cited by: 8.

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(Peter J. Dyck, Provident Book Finder, June/July/August )/5(14). Caring for older people encompasses complex physical, social and psychological needs, and poses many diverse challenges for nurses. Caring for Older People in the Community provides nurses with an up to date practical resource that explores these challenges.

Throughout the book the use of reflection points and scenarios enable the reader to reflect on current issues and consider how. Some five years ago, this Journal published a special edition on the results of the Dignity and Older Europeans (DOE) study, which involved partners in six European countries and some 1, older.

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Dignity in Care for Older People highlights the notion of dignity within the care of the elderly, focusing on the importance of theoretical concepts. Primarily based on a Research Project, Dignity and Older Europeans, funded by the European Commission, this book provides a thorough investigation of the concept of dignity and related concepts.

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Japan has the highest median age (41 years) and longest life expectancy (80 years) in the world (the respective numbers in the U.S. are 35 and 77) (Kinsella & Velkoff, ).Thus, by sheer numbers, older persons may be more salient in social policies, common practices, and Cited by: Test Bank for Caring for Older Adults Holistically 5th Edition by Anderson 1 chapters — updated AM — 0 people liked it.

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Caring for Older People: A Nursing Priority Integrating knowledge, practice and values Report by the Nursing and Midwifery Advisory Committee March Caring for Older People: organisation and skill mix issues all need to be looked at in a unique way when caring for older people.

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Centre for Policy on Ageing – Rapid review The care and support of older people – an international perspective July In most countries, the predominant and first form of care and support for older people is informal care from family and friends with women foremost in the caring role.

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In the Dignity and Older Europeans Project older people emphasised the importance of carers and others showing respect and recognition. This theme is also evident in at least four of the issues identified in the Department of Health [ 34 ] report: being treated as an individual; being addressed by care staff appropriately; maintaining a Cited by: