This book is part of the <b>Transforming Nursing Practice</b> series, written specifically to support nursing students on the new degree programme.
Introduction : Introduction
About this Book
This book is for undergraduate nurses, primarily those working in the adult nursing field, but it will also be helpful for nursing students in the fields of mental health and learning disability. It offers a concise, structured and interactive overview of pertinent areas of practice with older people.
This book will explore the opportunities and skills required to look after older people, in the various settings in which nurses will meet them. In Chapter 1 Michele Board and Ann Hemingway set the scene and get you to consider your views of older people, what ageing means and your health expectations. In Chapter 2 Karen Cooper discusses the opportunities in your practice placements where you can develop the skills required to work with ...