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Ageism within occupational therapy?

Davys, D 2008, 'Ageism within occupational therapy?' , British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71 (2) , pp. 72-74.

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      Abstract

      Despite the arrival of the National Service Framework for Older people in 2001, age discrimination continues to exist in both popular society and health and social care settings. Within this context, the number of older people who are likely to come into contact with occupational therapy services is set to rise due to an increase in the population of older people. The aim of this opinion piece is to provide an overview of ageism towards older people in relation to occupational therapy and to suggest basic steps that can be taken by those working in practice to guard against ageist practice.

      Item Type: Article
      Themes: Subjects / Themes > R Medicine
      Health and Wellbeing
      Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
      Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Health Sciences
      Journal or Publication Title: British Journal of Occupational Therapy
      Publisher: College of Occupational Therapists Ltd.
      Refereed: Yes
      ISSN: 0308-0226
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      Depositing User: Dr D Davys
      Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2011 15:02
      Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:47
      URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/13096

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