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The Resource Living before dying : imagining and remembering home, Janette Davies

Living before dying : imagining and remembering home, Janette Davies

Label
Living before dying : imagining and remembering home
Title
Living before dying
Title remainder
imagining and remembering home
Statement of responsibility
Janette Davies
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This in-depth description of life in a nursing/care home for 70 residents and 40 staff highlights the daily care of frail or ill residents between 80 and 100 years of age, including people suffering with dementia. How residents interact with care assistants is emphasised, as are the different behaviours of men and women observed during a year of daily conversations between the author, patients and staff, who share their stories of the pressures of the work. Living Before Dying shows a world where, in extreme old age, people have to learn how to cope with living communally
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davies, Janette
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New directions in anthropology
Series volume
volume 41
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nursing homes
  • Nursing homes
  • Dementia
  • Dementia
  • Nursing Homes
  • Homes for the Aged
  • Professional-Patient Relations
  • Quality of Life
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Dementia
  • Nursing homes
  • Nursing homes
Label
Living before dying : imagining and remembering home, Janette Davies
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Living before Dying; Contents; Foreword ; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1. The Social and Behavioural Implications of People with Dementia; Chapter 2. Caring in Action; Chapter 3. Social Organisation within the Nursing Home; Chapter 4. Managing Activities for the Residents; Chapter 5. Ordering Disorder; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn992437753
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 158 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781785336157
Lccn
2017030588
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 978178533615701
  • 22573/ctvvx1sf3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)992437753
Label
Living before dying : imagining and remembering home, Janette Davies
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Living before Dying; Contents; Foreword ; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1. The Social and Behavioural Implications of People with Dementia; Chapter 2. Caring in Action; Chapter 3. Social Organisation within the Nursing Home; Chapter 4. Managing Activities for the Residents; Chapter 5. Ordering Disorder; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn992437753
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 158 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781785336157
Lccn
2017030588
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 978178533615701
  • 22573/ctvvx1sf3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)992437753

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