- Subject index
‘I was impressed with the accessibility of the book, offering a guided tour through the history, context and purposes of reminiscence therapy, the range of applications from promoting social and emotional stimulation to reminiscence as psychotherapy. It also provides a brief overview of its theoretical underpinnings… As a book for health professionals interested in reminiscence work, it is a must for the shelf… most importantly it emphasizes the need for adequate training and supervision for those undertaking this type of work… the authors [also] provide a very good working guide to the assessment process’ - Aging and Health
In this practical and accessible book, leading exponents of reminiscence work describe the purposes and techniques of reminiscence and set out detailed guidelines on how to implement and ...
Chapter 3: The 3 Cs – Client, Carer, Context
The 3 Cs – Client, Carer, Context
Since the time when reminiscence-based activities first began to have an impact, there have been many changes to the settings in which care takes place. These include changes of philosophy, pattern and provision of care, particularly within health and social services situations. The advent of community care, the care planning process and an emphasis on key workers and needs-based assessment has meant a radical change in ethos and approach as to how care services have been organized.
Those who currently work in the field would probably argue that provision for older adults is still the Cinderella amongst health and social services. But it has to be acknowledged that the needs of older people ...