Description

Community Mental Health for Older People is the perfect resource for mental health workers as it discuses the ageing population, within the context of community mental health. It provides a comprehensive overview of the important issues and clinical practices that influence mental health care for older people. Written from a multidisciplinary perspective it is suitable for all health workers in community mental health teams (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers, clinical psychologists, consumer representatives, medical practitioners, occupational therapists, registered nurses, social workers, etc) as it incorporates the use of case studies to aid in the application of evidence-based practice.


Key Features:-

  • Multidisciplinary approach serves to illustrate the breadth and context of mental issues for older p
  • Chapters are topical and relevant, discussing issues such as service provision, cultural and rural i
  • Vignettes are included throughout the clinical chapters and serve to illustrate real cases derived f
  • Evidence-based practice is a key element to this pivotal new text as it highlights the best method o
  • Highly readable style without the bulkiness of excessive references

More Details about Community Mental Health for Older People

General Information  
Author(s)Byrne
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition1
ISBN9780729538992
Pages288
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2010