Older People, Nursing & Mental Health, 1st Edition

Authors :
Alan Crump & Jim Marr & Maria Scurfield & Stuart Darby
A much needed practical nursing text addressing the complex problems posed by the growing number of elderly people with mental health problems. The book can be used as an everyday companion for qualified nurses or for teaching health care assistants ...view more
A much needed practical nursing text addressing the complex problems posed by the growing number of elderly people with mental health problems. The book can be used as an everyday companion for qualified nurses or for teaching health care assistants and students about practical interventions, therapeutic approaches and for developing knowledge and attitudes. Wider issues are considered, including the care continuum through acute to continuing care, and different care environments.
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A much needed practical nursing text addressing the complex problems posed by the growing number of elderly people with mental health problems. The book can be used as an everyday companion for qualified nurses or for teaching health care assistants and students about practical interventions, therapeutic approaches and for developing knowledge and attitudes. Wider issues are considered, including the care continuum through acute to continuing care, and different care environments.

Author Information
By Alan Crump, BSc(Hons), RGN, RMN, RCN FOCUS Group Treasurer; Charge Nurse, Seacroft Hospital, Leeds, UK; Jim Marr, BA(Hons), RGN, RMN, RCN FOCUS Vice Chair; Mental Health Services Manager, Westminster Healthcare, UK; Maria Scurfield, BSc(Hons), RMN, Diploma in Nursing Studies, RCN FOCUS Group; Clinical Nurse Manager, Priority Healthcare, Wearside, Sunderland, UK and Stuart Darby, MBE, BA(Hons), RGN, RMN, RHV, DPSN, Formerly Head of Nursing Development, Camden and Islington Community Health Services NHS Trust, Chair of RCN Focus on Older People, Nursing and Mental Health