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Aronson, J. () ‘Conflicting images of older people receiving care: challenges for reflective practice and research’, in S.M. Neysmith ed., Critical Issues for Future Social Work Practice with Ageing Persons, New York, Columbia University Press. moved into older adulthood one in every five persons in the United States will be over the age of Social institutions, including the health-care system, education, income maintenance and social insurance programs, the workplace, and particularly social services, are bound to be radically transformed by these staggering Size: 1MB. In clinical practice, health care professionals tend to focus on physical needs when people are admitted to continuing care settings, and files and nursing care plans do not capture characteristics of resident’s values and culture. Knowledge of a resident’s life history can improve nursing care and attitudes of people (Reichmann et al ).Cited by: The elderly are a heterogeneous group who are affected by both health and non health factors. The latter are largely social factors related to health that contribute to social problems faced by the elderly. This paper addresses these before looking at the care qf the elderly. Social Problems and the Elderly.
Social Work Practice with the Elderly. Michael J. Holosko, Marvin D. Feit. Canadian Scholars' Press, - Social Science - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a articles, and texts in the areas of evaluation, health care, gerontology, social policy, music intervention, and spirituality. He served on. Social Work Practice with the Elderly is an exciting group of well crafted readings, and will be useful for any social work student at the undergraduate or graduate level. It will also be a valuable resource for those in other helping professions who work side by side with social workers in this field: nurses, physiotherapists, music and art. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: An overview of social work practice with the elderly / Marvin D. Feit, Nuria M. Cuevas-Feit --What's unique about social work practice with the elderly?/ Michael J. Holosko, D. Ann Holosko --Conducting psycho-social assessments with the elderly / Susan Watt, Ahuva Soifer --Selected . Theories Used in Social Work Practice & Practice Models Social work theories are general explanations that are supported by evidence obtained through the scientific method. A theory may explain human behavior, for example, by describing how humans interact or how humans react to certain stimuli.
Excellent social work with older people requires it to be valued and visible. Practitioners would actively seek to work in this specialism. Older people and those who care about them would Author: Bernard Walker. A one day public engagement workshop was held to focus on the priorities of older people about research and practice in health and social care. Seventy-five older people from the general public and a variety of backgrounds attended this event to share their views and discuss what should be prioritised. The main aim of this workshop was to identify and prioritise issues that are important to Cited by: 8. Since family members are not able to provide these care, it may result in frustration on the part of the elderly person and also the care giver. This can bring about elder abuse and neglect . Social Work Practice With older adultS. INTRODUCTION. With the demographic and social changes taking place in terms of an aging population, the social work profession must be prepared to meet the needs of individuals, families, and communities. In order File Size: 1MB.