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The Resource Health and care in ageing societies : a new international approach, Liz Lloyd

Health and care in ageing societies : a new international approach, Liz Lloyd

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Health and care in ageing societies : a new international approach
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Health and care in ageing societies
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a new international approach
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Liz Lloyd
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eng
Summary
In the context of global ageing societies, there are few challenges to the underlying assumption that policies should promote functional health and independence in older people and contain the costs of care. This important book provides such a challenge
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Ageing and the lifecourse series
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specialized
Health and care in ageing societies : a new international approach, Liz Lloyd
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Health and care in ageing societies : a new international approach, Liz Lloyd
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt9qgr0n
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Contents
  • Health and Care in Ageing Societies; Contents; List of abbreviations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; How the book is organised; 2. Patterns and trends in ageing and health; Introduction; Life expectancy and mortality rates; Causes of death; The 'double burden'; Morbidity and disability; Gender inequalities; Chronic illness, disability and the compression of morbidity thesis; Population ageing and social support; Summary; 3. Understanding health and care; Introduction; Biomedical approaches to health; Health as the absence of illness
  • Functional or instrumental models of health: health as a means to an endPositive conceptualisations of health: the salutogenic approach; Health and identity; Conceptualising care; A lifecourse approach to health and care; The third age-fourth age dichotomy; Summary; 4. The policy process in health and care; Introduction; Policy as process; The context of the policy process: the impacts of globalisation; The ideological terrain: the development of dominant policy discourses on ageing; The political and organisational terrain; Policy implementation: fine on paper but poor in practice?
  • Engagement in the policy process: struggle and compromiseValues and ethics in health and care policies for ageing societies; Equity in health: the capabilities approach; Capabilities and healthcare policies; Summary; 5. Healthy ageing: upstream actions to prevent illness; Introduction; Public health and health promotion; Critiques of the New Public Health and health promotion; Ageing, disease prevention and health promotion; From research to action; Active ageing: the moral message of health promotion in later life; Socioeconomic determinants and social capital; Summary
  • 6. Medicine, ageing and healthcareIntroduction; Health services and health; Population ageing and healthcare systems; Health work migration; Age and equity in access to healthcare; Anti-ageing medicine; Healthcare needs in later life; Dementia; Depression; Secondary prevention in chronic and non-communicable diseases (NCDs); Summary; 7. Care for health in later life; Introduction; Dependence on others: the need for care; Dependence at the end of life; The provision of formal care at the end of life; Conceptualisations of care in policies; Family obligations and unpaid care
  • Policy developments in long-term careGlobal chains of care; Summary; 8. Conclusion; The ethics of care as a framework for analysis; The ethics of care and gerontology; References; Index
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