Promoting Positive Practice in Nursing Older People - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702020803

Promoting Positive Practice in Nursing Older People

1st Edition

Perspectives on Quality of Life

Authors: Sharon Pickering Jeannette Thompson
Paperback ISBN: 9780702020803
Imprint: Bailièrre Tindall
Published Date: 29th June 1998
Page Count: 352


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.

Table of Contents

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.


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About the Author

Sharon Pickering

Affiliations and Expertise

Project Manager, NHSE, Trent, UK

Jeannette Thompson

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, Learning Disabilities Nursing, University of York, York, UK