Building Support Networks for the Elderly: Theory and Applications

Building Support Networks for the Elderly: Theory and Applications

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Building Support Networks for the Elderly: Theory and Applications by David E. Biegel, Barbara K. Shore, Elizabeth Gordon

Building Support Networks for the Elderly is concerned with the principles of networking and how these can be used to help the aged in a community. A practical guide for the practicing professional in human services, it describes the range of options for care of the ageing, from family care to case management and self-help groups and provides training models and policy implications for these various options.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803923508
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 09/01/1984
Series: SAGE Human Services Guides Series , #36
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Social Networks
An Overview
Assessment and Evaluation
A Framework for Studying Interventions
Clinical Treatment
Family Caregiver Enhancement
Case Management
Neighborhood Helping
Volunteer Linking
Mutual-Aid/Self-Help
Community Empowerment

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