Health and Wellbeing for Older People, Foundations for Practice

Health and Wellbeing for Older People

Foundations for Practice

By Anne Squire, Senior Lecturer, Public Health/Health Promotion, Teaching Fellow, University of Wales, Bangor, Wales, UK


Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Section 1 Health Promotion concepts and older people. What affects the health of older people? The scope, goals and values of health promotion with older people. Who promotes the health of older people? Section 2 Facilitating health and well-being. Helping older people towards healthier living. Planning and evaluating health promotion with older people. Working in partnership with others. Using effective communication tools with and for older people. Section 3 Working with older people in different settings. Working with older people in community settings. Working with older people in hospital settings. Working with older people in residential settings. Section 4 The way forward: challenges in the promotion of health of older people. Life, work and livelihood in the Third Age. Resources. Index.