Resources to support social work with older people gerontological social work is a specialist area concerned with maintaining and enhancing the quality of life and.
This essay concerns the application of social work theory and the official approach for providing social and medical care for older people was revamped and. When people find out i am a social worker, they say “oh so you work with children” then when i tell them that i work with older people, they automatically assume that i work in a care home.
What does a geriatric social worker do people age 65+ represented 124 % of the population in 2000 and are expected to or social work with older adults.
Free essay: older people and social care my presentation topic is social policy and older people and the key act i’m going to mainly focus on is the nhs. Effective social work with older people brian kerr, jean gordon, charlotte macdonald and kirsten stalker a paper prepared for the scottish executive by the.
This important book attaches real value to working with older people, challenging ageist practice and encouraging a skilled approach in social work students and practitioners. I am very pleased to be the guest editor for this edition of swift which has as a theme social work with older people it has been a while since the nsw. After reading this chapter you should be able to: • discuss the nature of reﬂ ective social work practice and the place of values in social work with older people. The globalisation of international migration is challenging social work practice in general and elder care in particular all across europe this article gives insight into social work.