Older People, Nursing & Mental Health

1st Edition

Authors:

  • 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