Dignity in care for older people

Health, autonomy, and quality of life : some basic concepts in the theory of health care and the care of older people / Lennart Nordenfelt -- The concept of dignity / Lennart Nordenfelt -- Being body : the dignity of human embodiment / Jennifer Bullington -- Dignity and dementia : an analysis of dig...

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Contributors: Nordenfelt, Lennart 1945- (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Chichester, U.K Ames, Iowa Wiley-Blackwell 2009
In:Year: 2009
Reviews:Book review: Nordenfelt L ed. 2009: Dignity in care for older people. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. 232 pp. GBP36.99; USD74.99 (PB). ISBN: 978 1 4051 8342 0 (2011) (Wood, Julia)
Further subjects:B HEALTH & FITNESS ; Reference
B Older people ; Medical care
B MEDICAL ; Preventive Medicine
B Health Services for the Aged ethics
B HEALTH & FITNESS ; Healthy Living
B Personal Autonomy
B Menselijke waardigheid
B Bejaardenzorg
B Geriatrics ethics
B Aged psychology
B HEALTH & FITNESS ; Holism
B Quality of life
B Dignity
B Äldrevård
B Older people Medical care
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Summary:Health, autonomy, and quality of life : some basic concepts in the theory of health care and the care of older people / Lennart Nordenfelt -- The concept of dignity / Lennart Nordenfelt -- Being body : the dignity of human embodiment / Jennifer Bullington -- Dignity and dementia : an analysis of dignity of identity and dignity work in a small residential home / Magnus Öhlander -- Dignity and older spouses with dementia / Ingrid Hellström -- Caring for older people : why dignity matters : the European experience / Win Tadd and Michael Calnan -- A dignified death and identity-promoting care / Britt-Marie Ternestedt -- Dignity and the dead / Göran Lantz -- Dignity as an object of empirical study : experiences from two research programmes / Lennart Nordenfelt.
The notion of quality of life has for several decades been well-established in ethical debate about health care and the care of older people. Dignity in Care for Older People highlights the notion of dignity within the care of the elderly, focusing on the importance of theoretical concepts. Primarily based on a Research Project, Dignity and Older Europeans, funded by the European Commission, this book provides a thorough investigation of the concept of dignity and related concepts such as quality of life and autonomy. It includes a chapter devoted to the dignity of human embodiment, emphasizi
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1444316419
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1002/9781444316414