Older People, Nursing & Mental Health

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Alan Crump
  • Jim Marr
  • Maria Scurfield
  • Stuart Darby
    • Print ISBN 9780750624404

    Table of Contents

    Exploring the myths and stereotypes of mental health in old age; Social construction of old age and its impact on mental health; Mental illness in old age; Developing therapeutic nursing relationships with older people; Supporting the carers of older people with mental health needs; Acute confusional states; Depression in old age; Challenging behaviour; Dealing with dilemmas; Quality assurance and standard setting in hospitals

    Details

    No. of pages:
    208
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 1998
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    Print ISBN:
    9780750624404

    About the authors

    Alan Crump

    Affiliations and Expertise

    RCN FOCUS Group Treasurer; Charge Nurse, Seacroft Hospital, Leeds, UK

    Jim Marr

    Affiliations and Expertise

    RCN FOCUS Vice Chair; Mental Health Services Manager, Westminster Healthcare, UK

    Maria Scurfield

    Affiliations and Expertise

    RCN FOCUS Group; Clinical Nurse Manager, Priority Healthcare, Wearside, Sunderland, UK

    Stuart Darby

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Formerly Head of Nursing Development, Camden and Islington Community Health Services NHS Trust, Chair of RCN Focus on Older People, Nursing and Mental Health