A Guide for Professional and Lay Carers
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Paperback / softback
Publisher: Saint Andrew Press
Number of Pages: 142
Width: 12.9 cm
Height: 19.8 cm
If you are involved with the pastoral care of elderly people-as a carer, a member of the medical profession, or the ministry, then this book is a useful approach to the problems and the processes of old age. Written to promote awareness of the needs of elderly people, as well as those who look after them, many areas of concern are covered including the physical effects of ageing, the availability of much-needed services, the pros and cons of institutional care, relevant ethical issues, and the importance of the often neglected aspect of effective communication. 'So long as people retain their health, old age can be a time of both fulfilment and enjoyment ...'