Ensuring older residents retain their unique identity

Cook, Glenda (2010) Ensuring older residents retain their unique identity. Nursing and Residential Care, 12 (6). pp. 290-293. ISSN 1465-9301

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Abstract

Older people want more than to simply exist. Yet moving to a care home can lead to 'social death', where the individual continues to function biologically but ceases to be an active agent in their own life.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: older people, identity, social work with older people
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2010 13:47
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 11:56
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3772

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