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The Approved Mental Health Professional Practice Handbook

Approved Mental Health Professionals must possess and deploy a range of skills, knowledge and values in order to make ethically complex decisions on behalf of people with severe mental health difficulties. This invaluable handbook considers these challenges and provides in-depth guidance on all key aspects of the role.

Policy Press
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Remote and Rural Dementia Care

Implications for Research, Policy and Practice

This is the first comprehensive review of dementia research, policy and practice in remote and rural settings. Drawing on case studies from the UK, Australia, Europe and North America, it sets out the unique needs of sufferers and carers in isolated locations, and identifies areas for future research and improvements in dementia services.

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Human Growth and Development in Adults

Theoretical and Practice Perspectives

This textbook covers the key concepts, themes and issue relating to human growth and development in adults. It examines key topics and issues within professional practice with adults and their families and covers a wide range of practice areas, fuses essential theory with practical application and provides a wide range of learning features.

Policy Press
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Social Divisions and Later Life

Difference, Diversity and Inequality

As the population ages, this book reveals how divides that are apparent through childhood and working life change and are added to in later life.

Policy Press
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The Evolution of British Gerontology

Personal Perspectives and Historical Developments

This landmark critical review of five decades of gerontology research, theory, policy and practice highlights key developments and current issues in the subject. It draws on interviews with dozens of influential academics to place the UK’s achievements in an international context, and considers where thinking in the field of ageing might go next.

Policy Press
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Mental Health in Later Life

Taking a Life Course Approach

Drawing together material from a number of different fields the book analyses the meaning and determinants of mental health amongst older populations and offers a critical review of the lifecourse, ageing and mental health debate.

Policy Press
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Precarity and Ageing

Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

This edited collection develops an exciting new approach to understanding the changing cultural, economic and social circumstances facing different groups of older people.

Policy Press
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International Handbook of Health Literacy

Research, Practice and Policy across the Life-Span

This comprehensive handbook provides an invaluable overview of current international thinking about health literacy, highlighting cutting edge research, policy and practice in the field. Providing a wide range of major findings, the book outlines current discourse in the field and examines necessary future dialogues and new perspectives.

Policy Press

Living Data

Making Sense of Health Biosensing

This book critiques the popular claim that ‘more information’ equates to ‘better health’ and explores the potential challenges related to people’s changing relationships with traditional health systems as access to, and control over data shifts.

Bristol Uni Press

Ethnicity and Old Age

Expanding our Imagination

By bringing attention to the way that ethnicity and race have been addressed in research on ageing and old age, with a focus on health inequalities, health and social care, intergenerational relationships and caregiving, this book proposes how research can be developed in an ethnicity astute and diversity informed manner.

Policy Press

Intersections of Ageing, Gender and Sexualities

Multidisciplinary International Perspectives

This edited collection examines ageing, gender, and sexualities from multidisciplinary and geographically diverse perspectives and looks at how these factors combine with other social divisions to affect experiences of ageing.

Policy Press
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The Short Guide to Health and Social Care

This clear and succinct text offers a valuable introductory guide to health and social care, helping people who want to study or work in the field understand why these services matter, how they have developed and how they work.

Policy Press