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Care of the elderly: meeting the challenge of dependency
 — proceedings of a Conference sponsored jointly by the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Medicine, Washington, DC, and the Royal Society of Medicine and the Royal Society of Medicine Foundation Inc; held at the National Academy of, Sciences, Wash
Author(s)A N Exton-Smith, J Grimley Evans
Corporate AuthorAnglo-American Conference on Care of the Elderly, Washington DC, 1976; Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Medicine (US); Royal Society of Medicine
PublisherAcademic Press, London, 1977
Pages512 pp
KeywordsServices ; Conference proceedings ; Comparison ; United Kingdom ; United States of America.
AnnotationThe conference compared approaches in the United Kingdom and the United States toward care of older people and the prevention and minimisation of dependency. The social policy implications of responses to special problems of dependent older people were assessed critically with regard to: functional consequences of ageing; mental health problems; environmental factors; institutional care; and community and home care. Other papers discussed research, and education and training. (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-930512078 B
ClassmarkI: 6M: 48: 8: 7T

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