Social Work: End of Life and Long Term Care

  • Living Well with Chronic Illness: An evidence-based guide to managing your symptoms book cover

    Living Well with Chronic Illness

    An evidence-based guide to managing your symptoms, 1st Edition

    By Angeliki Bogosian,

    Living well with a chronic illness is one of the most challenging experiences one can have. This guide to managing both the emotional and physical aspects of chronic illness, from adapting to a diagnosis to how symptoms and the side-effects impact upon mood and perception, is written by a health…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Coaching the Caregivers of the Chronically Ill: Mentally Ill, Physically Ill, and Disabled Persons book cover

    Coaching the Caregivers of the Chronically Ill

    Mentally Ill, Physically Ill, and Disabled Persons, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur Freeman, Richard Ney, Patricia Cole, Garry L. Treft

    This book focuses on how to best support, educate, and encourage the caregivers of chronically ill, mentally ill, and disabled persons. Using tools from coaching, psycho-educational, and systems perspectives, contributors tackle important issues that present in therapy, such as quality of life,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Older Adults: A National Challenge for Policy, Research and Practice book cover

    Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Older Adults

    A National Challenge for Policy, Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Melvin Delgado, Denise Humm-Delgado

    Older Adult Prisoners in The United States and Their Release Back into Society discusses two converging problems: the aging baby boomer generation and the large percentage of the American population in prison. This book focuses on the treatment, re-entry, financial challenges, medical issues, and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Social Death: Questioning the life-death boundary book cover

    Social Death

    Questioning the life-death boundary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jana Králová, 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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Religious Literacy in Hospice Care: Challenges and Controversies book cover

    Religious Literacy in Hospice Care

    Challenges and Controversies, 1st Edition

    By Panagiotis Pentaris

    This is the first book to explore how religion, belief and spirituality are negotiated in hospice care. Specifically, it considers the significant place that spiritual care has in hospice care and claims that the changing role of religion and belief in society highlights the need to re-examine how…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

  • Non-Religious Pastoral Care: A Practical Guide book cover

    Non-Religious Pastoral Care

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By David Savage

    This ground-breaking book is a guide to non-religious pastoral care practice in healthcare, prisons, education, and the armed forces in the UK. It brings a new perspective to our understanding of care services traditionally offered by chaplaincy departments. The book charts the progress from a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Living with Frailty: From Assets and Deficits to Resilience book cover

    Living with Frailty

    From Assets and Deficits to Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Shibley Rahman

    Increasingly, we question ‘what makes us healthy?’, as well as ‘what makes us ill?’. What does this shift mean for frailty? Almost wholly defined in negative terms, the term ‘frail’ tends to refer to a group of older people who are at highest risk of adverse outcomes such as falls, infections,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

  • Human Growth and Development: An Introduction for Social Workers book cover

    Human Growth and Development

    An Introduction for Social Workers, 2nd Edition

    By John Sudbery, Andrew Whittaker

    Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This fully revised and expanded second…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Life at Home for People with a Dementia book cover

    Life at Home for People with a Dementia

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Bartlett, Tula Brannelly

    Life at Home for People with a Dementia provides an evidence-based and readable account of improving life at home for people with a dementia and their families. There are estimated to be 47 million people with a dementia worldwide, the majority of whom will live, or want to live, in their own home.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge

  • Meaning-making Methods for Coping with Serious Illness book cover

    Meaning-making Methods for Coping with Serious Illness

    1st Edition

    By Fereshteh Ahmadi, Nader Ahmadi

    This book provides an alternative, complementary approach to the existing conventional approaches to religious and spiritually oriented coping. By focusing on the role of culture, the authors take into account the methods employed by a vast number of people who do not directly identify themselves…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Introduction to Senior Transportation: Enhancing Community Mobility and Transportation Services book cover

    Introduction to Senior Transportation

    Enhancing Community Mobility and Transportation Services, 1st Edition

    By Helen K. Kerschner, Nina M. Silverstein

    Introduction to Senior Transportation focuses on an issue that is a growing concern—the community mobility needs of older adults. Surpassing the coverage available in existing gerontology textbooks, it enables the reader to understand and appreciate the challenges faced by older adults as they make…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Aging

  • Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons: International Perspectives book cover

    Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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