Valuing Older People: Positive Psychological Practice
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This book examines the growing importance of positive psychology and its connection to later life.
- Applies Social Role Valorisation (SVR) principles to care of older people, particularly those with seriously disabling conditions such as dementia, stroke, and multiple health problems
- Provides a comprehensive body of positive principles and practical approaches for those who care for older people
- Examines the impact of the devaluation of older people’s lives in the context of societies dependent on technology
- Demonstrates how more age-inclusive societies and open awareness of later-life issues are fundamental to strong communities, as well as to personal happiness and resilience