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Elder Care Catastrophe: Rituals of Abuse in Nursing Homes-And What You Can Do about It

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Synopsis:

As the baby boom generation enters retirement age, greater numbers of people eventually will enter nursing homes. Portraying people who have lived in worked in long-term facilities, and family members struggling with nursing home issues, "Elder Care Catastrophe" reveals how organizational dynamics and everyday rituals have unintentionally led to resident neglect and abuse. It is the only book on nursing homes to use systematic research and sociological theory to understand different types of nursing home maltreatment. The book provides critical information to any lay person, nursing home employee, policymaker, student or researcher concerned with elder care issues, and offers alternative models for lessening the maltreatment of people living in nursing homes.

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ISBN:
9781594519079
Author:
Ulsperger, Jason S.
Publisher:
Paradigm Publishers
Author:
Knottnerus, J. David
Author:
Ulsperger, Jason
Subject:
Human Services
Subject:
Gerontology
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Caregiving
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
192

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Health and Self-Help » Abuse » Elder Abuse
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Caregiving
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Foreign Policy
History and Social Science » Sociology » Aging
History and Social Science » Sociology » Disease and Health Issues
History and Social Science » Sociology » General

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"Synopsis" by , As the baby boom generation enters retirement age, greater numbers of people eventually will enter nursing homes. Portraying people who have lived in worked in long-term facilities, and family members struggling with nursing home issues, "Elder Care Catastrophe" reveals how organizational dynamics and everyday rituals have unintentionally led to resident neglect and abuse. It is the only book on nursing homes to use systematic research and sociological theory to understand different types of nursing home maltreatment. The book provides critical information to any lay person, nursing home employee, policymaker, student or researcher concerned with elder care issues, and offers alternative models for lessening the maltreatment of people living in nursing homes.
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