Care of Vulnerable Older People: Legal and Ethical Aspects by Paul Buka,Monica Davis,Madalene Pereira

By Paul Buka,Monica Davis,Madalene Pereira

it truly is moderate to count on that the majority humans will dwell a comparatively fit existence as they age, with their dignity intact and rights assured. for lots of, notwithstanding, fact should be really various: the findings of key reviews spotlight the necessity to increase knowledge of the disasters in healthiness and social care platforms to protect weak older people.


In this significant textual content, a crew of specialist authors brings the focal point to how laws, ethics and nationwide coverage may be utilized to the context of shielding 'at chance' older adults. transparent and obtainable, the ebook will enhance nurses' abilities in safeguarding weak older humans, aided via such necessary positive aspects as:


• targeted case reviews to hyperlink concept with practice
• specific 'Thinking issues' to inspire readers to mirror on how legislations, coverage and ethics might be utilized to their very own practice
• In-depth dialogue of statutory and case legislations, and research of correct severe Case reports


An crucial learn for college kids and certified nurses alike, this article presents the reader with an outstanding starting place for medical decision-making and safeguarding susceptible older humans, in addition to a discussion board for dialogue and reflection.

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