End of Life and Long Term Care Products

  • International Handbook of Positive Aging

    Edited by Rachael Elizabeth Docking, Jennifer Stock

    Our increasingly aging population will have a considerable impact on society and policy development is required. This book focuses on positive aging, based on research conducted by the new Centre for Positive Ageing within the University of Greenwich in collaboration with NHS partners, service…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sudden and Unexpected Death

    Shattered Lives

    By Ruth Harrison

    Shattered Lives covers different forms of unexpected death, including suicide, road death, disaster and homicide. It describes the investigations that follow such deaths and how this affects grieving families. Illustrated throughout by case studies, it looks at how the grieving process is affected…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Constructing Pain

    Historical, psychological and critical perspectives

    By Robert Kugelmann

    Everyone experiences pain, whether it’s emotional or physical, chronic or acute. Pain is part of what it means to be human, and so an understanding of how we relate to it as individuals - as well as cultures and societies - is fundamental to who we are. In this important new book, the first in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Social Death

    Questioning the life-death boundary

    Edited by Jana Kralova, Tony Walter

    Social death occurs when the social existence of a person or group ceases. With an individual, it can occur before or after physical death. Scholars in a wide range of disciplines have applied the concept to very diverse issues – including genocide, slavery, dementia, hospitalisation, and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Sibling Loss Across the Lifespan

    Research, Practice, and Personal Stories

    Edited by Brenda J. Marshall, Howard R. Winokuer

    Sibling Loss Across the Lifespan brings together researchers, clinicians, and bereaved siblings to explore sibling loss. Unique in both form and content, the book focuses on loss within five key age ranges—childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, adulthood, and late adulthood—and losses within a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Diverse Perspectives on Aging in a Changing World

    Edited by Gillian Joseph

    Focusing on under-researched aspects of social, economic and political change, this volume offers fresh insights into aging, older people and their families. It combines an international and interdisciplinary approach. Chapters explore the contexts in which family roles,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Public Policy and the Old Age Revolution in Japan

    By Scott Bass, Masato Oka, Jill Norton, Robert Morris Deceased

    Thirty years ago, when compared to the U.S., England, France, and Sweden, Japan had the lowest life expectancy for males and females. Today, Japan has the highest life expectancy and is the world’s most rapidly aging society. Public Policy and the Old Age Revolution in Japan captures the vitality…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • The Crafting of Grief

    Constructing Aesthetic Responses to Loss

    By Lorraine Hedtke, John Winslade

    Many books on grief lay out a model to be followed, either for bereaved persons to live through or for professionals to practice, and usually follow some familiar prescriptions for what people should do to reach an accommodation with loss. The Crafting of Grief is different: it focuses on…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Leisure

    Issues, Policy, and Practice

    By Ted Tedrick

    If you work with older adults who are developmentally disabled and are seeking ways to incorporate exercise, arts activities, and other activities into your program, this is the book for you! Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Leisure will help you improve your ability to instruct…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • Elder Abuse

    International and Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    By Jordan I Kosberg, Juanita L Garcia

    Here is an informative overview of the causes and consequences of elder abuse in countries around the world. This book delves into the global problem of elder abuse and identifies similarities and differences that occur from country to country. Elder Abuse: International and Cross-Cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • When Professionals Weep

    Emotional and Countertransference Responses in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Renee S. Katz, Therese A. Johnson

    When Professionals Weep speaks to the humbling and often transformational moments that clinicians experience in their careers as caregivers and healers—moments when it is often hard to separate the influence of our own emotional responses and worldviews from the patient’s or family’s. When…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Feminist Perspectives on Social Work and Human Sexuality

    Edited by Mary Valentich, James Gripton

    First published in 1985, this ground-breaking volume contributes to a largely neglected area of social work research, theory and practice. The collection of essays by internationally known social work educators and practitioners applies feminist perspectives to a wide range of issues influencing…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

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