Emphasizing the organizational changes that have occurred following the NHS and Community Care Act 1990, this work provides an introduction to the broad range of issues, knowledge and skills required for social work with older people.
Social work with older people must now be a priority given recent policy changes. This third edition of a highly regarded text introduces the social worker new to this field to the broad range of issues, knowledge and skills required. It is written by two social workers who have long experience of working with older people. Jargon-free and laced with case material, the book aims to demonstrate that this is a challenging and rewarding field, deserving of the best of social work practice.
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Preface - Introduction - Knowing Your Population - Older People: Expectations and Experiences - Getting Started: Issues in Social Work - The Assessment Process - Working with Others - References - Appendices
Social Work with Older People by Mary Marshall
British Association of Social Workers (BASW) Practical Social Work
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