Sussman, Executive Editor at Springer Publishing Company; and for the thoughtful comments and eternal patience of my husband, Colin. The guide will enable social care professionals to manage their cases effectively and empathetically, making appropriate, culturally sensitive decisions and acting as advocates for this growing client group. Finally, a discussion of the legal, financial, and psychological stresses faced by caregivers of those with dementia rounds out this much needed text. Readers will learn the latest assessment instruments, as well as how to distinguish between Alzheimer's and non-Alzheimer's dementias. This re-creation offers an replace of advancements during this box of study. Social staff are in a distinct place to handle a lot of these matters even as that they supply deal with people with dementia.
This is a good book to have available, not just for social work faculty and students, but also for those in the health sciences, psychology, and sociology. Readers will be learning the latest assessment instruments and distinguishing between Alzheimer's and non-Alzheimer's dementias. Human rights apply to everyone; they do not diminish with age. This book has evolved out of my own interest in social policy and its relationship to older adults. Such policies tend to reflect cultural values and attitudes toward aging and the roles and responsibilities of older adults and governments in addressing aging issues. The actor David Hyde Pierce aptly labeled as 'collateral damage' the often silent but insidious health and relationship losses for multigenerational families.
It will be a useful resource for professionals coping with the increasing problems for family and community that an aging population and the epidemic of Alzheimer's disease bring with them. The ways in which these policies reflect human rights is key in each chapter. Special discounts on bulk quantities of our books are available to corporations, professional associations, pharmaceutical companies, health care organizations, and other qualifying groups. The effects of culture and diversity on the treatment of persons with dementia are examined as well as the benefits and drawbacks of adult day services, community care, and residential care. The benefits and drawbacks of adult day services, community care, and residential care are discussed.
The author locates weak points in current provision and makes practical suggestions for future developments. Chapter 2 focuses on the Older Americans Act, the foundation of aging policy in the United States. Declining birth rates and longer life spans are contributing to the rapid growth of the older population. Whereas a needs-based approach further discriminates against older adults, a rights-based approach acts to foster full integration. Cox has edited a volume of expert articles on the biological, psychological, and social aspects of dementia. It will be a useful resource for professionals coping with the increasing problems for family and community that an aging population and the epidemic of Alzheimer's disease bring with them.
She is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and a Fulbright scholar. Since then, through both my teaching and research, I have become committed to the human rights framework for policy development and its particular relevance to the issues and concerns related to an aging society. This ebook examines the increase of welfare markets in Western societies and explores their functioning, rules and embeddedness via addressing the actual box of outdated age provision, together with either retirement provision and aged care. Readers will learn the latest assessment instruments, as well as how to distinguish between Alzheimer's and non-Alzheimer's dementias. Product Details Contributors Preface Foreword Part 1: Setting the Stage for Social Work, Carole B. That future is now, and this book should be required reading now for all student and practicing social workers in all specialties and settings.
Finally, a discussion of the legal, financial, and psychological stresses faced by caregivers of those with dementia rounds out this much needed text. The benefits and drawbacks of adult day services, community care, and residential care are discussed. This is the first volume of its kind to demonstrate how the profession of social work must be poised to meet the immediate, long-term and future needs, preferences and values of persons and families coping with memory disorders from recognition through bereavement. To facilitate the entrance of social workers into this area of care, Carol B. Cox and her colleagues offer an authoritative, theoretically sound, dementia-friendly, practice-feasible and policy-relevant systems perspective. Whitlatch and Lynn Friss Feinberg -- 8.
This is a good book to have available, not just for social work faculty and students, but also for those in the health sciences, psychology, and sociology. The text presents an overview of the epidemiology and clinical course of dementia with a focus on those forms of the disease most common to Blacks and Latinos. Chapter 3 addresses economic supports for older adults, Chapter 4 examines policies associated with independence and autonomy, and Chapter 5 discusses physical and mental well-being. Self-efficacy and cognitive behavioral problem-solving theories are discussed as modalities of choice. Such policies perceive older adults as creators of social capital that can be used to benefit both themselves and others.
Societies respond to these challenges in varying ways and these responses can be subsumed under the rubric of social policies. Social workers are in a unique position to address all these issues at the same time that they provide care for individuals with dementia. A panel of specialists covers medical, enterprise, and operational elements of assisted dwelling, providing leading edge ways to delivering a great surroundings of care. The text also considers financial and service delivery trends and use of technology, and provides detailed forms, documents, and dementia care resources. To facilitate the entrance of social workers into this area of care, Carol B. She has developed a program and curriculum for empowerment training for grandparents, Empowering Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: A Training Manual for Group Leaders Springer Publishing Company, 2000 and is also the editor of To Grandmothers House We Go and Stay: Perspectives on Custodial Grandparents Springer Publishing Company, 2000. The benefits and drawbacks of adult day services, community care, and residential care are discussed.