Chapter 1: Background and influences.
Part 2: HELPING OLDER INDIVIDUALS.
Chapter 2: Older individuals and mental health.
Chapter 3: Normal physiological ageing.
Chapter 4: Values underpinning help, support and care.
Chapter 5: Approaches to help, support and care.
Chapter 6: Legal and ethical frameworks for mental health nursing.
Chapter 7: Dilemmas in mental health nursing.
Chapter 8: Assessing older people with mental health issues.
PART 3: NEGLECTED ASPECTS.
Chapter 9: Culture, religion and spirituality.
Chapter 10: Intimacy, sex and sexuality.
Chapter 11: Nutrition.
Chapter 12: Palliative and end-of-life care.
PART 4: MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES FOR OLDER PEOPLE.
Chapter 13: Acute mental health issues.
Chapter 14: Delirium.
Chapter 15: Enduring mental health issues.
Chapter 16: Depression in later life.
Chapter 17: Dementia in later life.
PART 5: FUTURE DIRECTIONS.
Chapter 18: Mental health and well-being for older people in the future: the nursing contribution
"A good purchase for those specialising in the nursing of older people." (Primary Health Care)
"This is a useful book for student nurses and those wishing to gain a fundamental understanding of mental health needs in older people." (Journal of Community Nursing)
“Clear, precise and easy to follow…I am really interested in working with the older adult and found this book great to read and full of useful information. This book will be great reference for now and after I am finished with my training.” (Daniel Jenks; 3rd year nursing student; University of West Scotland)
● Includes thought provoking practice examples throughout
● Contains guidelines for nursing practice and therapeutic interventions
● Includes case studies and reflective scenarios
● Written by experts in the field