Promoting Positive Practice in Nursing Older People
Perspectives on Quality of LifeBy
- Sharon Pickering, MSc, BSc(Hons), BA(Hons), RGN, DipN(Lond), PGDip(HSSM), Project Manager, NHSE, Trent, UK
- Jeannette Thompson, MA, BSc(Hons), RNMH, DipN(Lond), CertEd ITEC, PGDip(HSSM), DipMan, Lecturer, Learning Disabilities Nursing, University of York, York, UK
This innovative text focuses on promoting a positive approach to practice and the value of older people in our society. Multi-disciplinary contributors provide a practice-focused text that integrates theory and practice from several diverse disciplines. Features case studies and activities to encourage reflection.
Paperback, 352 Pages
Imprint: Baillière Tindall
- Part I: Values, Attitudes and Beliefs. Cutural Perspectives. Choices and Autonomy. Risk Management. Part II: Optimum Health. Positive Approaches to Health. Sexuality. Spirituality. Social Networks. Part III: Therapeutic Interventions. Communication. Touch. Sensory Environments. Relaxation. Part IV: Future Issues. Outcome Measures. Resource Issues. Policy Dimensions.