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Ageing in Place:Good Practice Sourcebook

Author: Dew, A., Griffin, T.
Type: Edited Book
Year: 2002


This sourcebook is about enabling people with life-long disabilities to enjoy the benefits of continuity within their preferred environment. It aims to gather and disseminate good and innovative service responses to ageing in place.It includes international, national and local examples of ageing in place, with examples of practices at various levels, from a theoretical perspective through to a local example of a practice occurring for one person. The sourcebook is divided into ten sections: community leisure and recreation, additional in-house support, palliative care/end of life, dementia, aged care services, assessment, staff training, cross agency, adaptability of housing, annotated bibliography.

Further Details

Pages: 161 p.
Publish Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Publisher: University of Sydney, Centre for Developmental Disability Studies
ISBN/ISSN: 0-646-42008-9
Accession Number: 31.7.03
Keywords: mobility, cognitive, older, health improvement, modification
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