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Old, Alone, and Neglected: Care of the Aged in Scotland and the United States / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- University of California Press
As the median age of the population increases, the care and housing of the elderly in the U.S. are of increasing concern. Jeanie Kayser-Jones compares a typical private institution in the U.S. with a government-owned home in Scotland.
Her analysis compels attention to the systematic abuse of the institutionalized elderly in the U.S.
|Publisher:||University of California Press|
|Series:||Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.48(d)|
Table of Contents
|2.||The Institutional Setting||13|
|3.||Life in the Institution||23|
|4.||Staff-Patient Interaction at Pacific Manor||38|
|5.||Demographic Characteristics of the Residents||56|
|6.||The Care of the Institutionalized Aged||69|
|7.||Historical Development of Health Care Services||86|
|8.||Exchange Theory--Theoretical Interpretation||111|
|9.||Institutional Barriers to Quality Care: Concluding Thoughts||121|