Social Work: End of Life and Long Term Care

  • 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 – 2018-12-09 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Making Aging in Place Work book cover

    Making Aging in Place Work

    1st Edition

    By Leon A. Pastalan

    Making Aging in Place Work will help social workers and family members of elderly individuals improve the quality of life for loved ones by enabling the aging to stay in their current living arrangement for as long as possible. Addressing issues ranging from home modification to treatment of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Diversity and Geriatric Care: Challenges to the Health Professions book cover

    Cultural Diversity and Geriatric Care

    Challenges to the Health Professions, 1st Edition

    By Grace D Dawson, Darryl Wieland

    Learn how to manage effectively the concerns related to the aging of the multicultural population. As this population increases, health practitioners are dealing not only with more older patients, but also with greater diversity among older patients and their families. Socio-cultural factors such…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Black Elderly: Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life book cover

    The Black Elderly

    Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life, 1st Edition

    By Carlton Munson, Marguerite Coke, James A Twaite

    In The Black Elderly: Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life, authors Marguerite Coke and James Twaite present the results of an empirical study of factors that influence the well-being of older black Americans. Like all older individuals in industrial nations, elderly blacks are confronted with…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Aging in Chinese Society: A Holistic Approach to the Experience of Aging in Taiwan and Singapore book cover

    Aging in Chinese Society

    A Holistic Approach to the Experience of Aging in Taiwan and Singapore, 1st Edition

    By Margaret B Jernigan, Homer L Jernigan

    This intriguing book details the impact of rapid cultural change on the elderly in two predominantly Chinese societies--Taiwan and Singapore. As Taiwan and Singapore become more urban and industrial, and large, extended families shrink and become more isolated, experiences of older family members…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-10-11
    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

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