Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2013
2 Rev ed
Fully updated and revised, this 2 nd edition considers older people as major clients of occupational therapy services. It inspires innovation in the practice of occupational therapy with older people, encompasses current theories and challenges, and provides detailed coverage of bodily structures, functions and pathologies. Topics new to this edition include: retirement, frailty and dying; user perspectives; public health including advocacy, enablement and empowerment; people entering old age with disability; older people in prisons; homelessness; immigration and ethnic minorities; and ageism.