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    Wilfred McSherry, Linda Rykkje, Susan Thornton, editors.
    Summary: This volume is a practical resource for all those responsible for caring for older people across health and social care. It provides a comprehensive and holistic approach helping nurses, therapists and social care professionals to better understand the impact of ageing upon the person and wider society. A unique feature of this text is the focus upon positive ageing and the attempt to dispel and challenge some of the myths, prejudices and negative attitudes that still prevail towards ageing and older people (continues).

    Chapter 1. Physiology and ageing
    Chapter 2. Life history of older people
    Chapter 3. Spiritual care/existential care
    Chapter 4. The psychology of ageing
    Chapter 5. LBG/Sexuality and ageing
    Chapter 6. Acute care settings
    Chapter 7. Nutrition, thriving, mealtimes
    Chapter 8. Continuity of care
    Chapter 9. Palliative care and end of life care
    Chapter 10. Social issues and ageing
    Chapter 11. Legal and ethical aspects
    Chapter 12. Inspection, governance and quality
    Chapter 13. Contemporary developments
    Digital Access Springer 2021