By Kristina Hash PhD MSW,Elaine Jurkowski MSW PhD,John Krout PhD
Research files that rural elders are poorer, reside in much less enough housing, and feature a long way fewer future health and repair recommendations to be had to them than their city opposite numbers, but there's a serious loss of present and certain details at the difficulties dealing with rural elders and at the expert practices that serve this inhabitants. this article fills this hole via introducing readers to rural components and their citizens and discussing the problems, courses, and guidelines designed to fulfill their wishes. via a multidisciplinary lens, it examines and defines particular skills required for profitable paintings with older adults and their households in those communities.
The textual content offers a research-driven, competency-based process for the future health and human provider pros who paintings with older rural citizens. It discusses either the issues dealing with older adults and their households and evidence-based strategies relating to coverage and most sensible practices. Key matters tested comprise health and wellbeing and health, transportation, housing, long term care, source of revenue, employment, and retirement, besides the desires of distinct populations (ethnic minorities, immigrants, and the LGBT population). Case examples make stronger an interdisciplinary version that addresses perform with rural elders that encompasses specialist advantage, values and ethics, and the jobs of a spectrum of well-being and human provider pros. The textual content additionally examines present guidelines affecting health and wellbeing and social companies to rural elders and proposals for coverage switch to construct a good healthiness and human provider staff in rural groups. hyperlinks to Podcast interviews with students and revered pros operating within the box and "Spotlight" excerpts from the textual content strengthen info. moreover, the textual content presents dialogue questions, PowerPoint slides, a attempt query financial institution, and advised actions and routines.
- Fills a vacuum relating to details on wellbeing and fitness and social companies for rural elders
- Provides present and entire wisdom approximately concerns besetting this inhabitants and courses and rules designed to satisfy their wishes
- Examines and defines particular expertise required for powerful health and wellbeing and social prone
- Based on a research-driven, competency-based, interdisciplinary method of coverage and most sensible perform
- Includes hyperlinks to Podcast interviews with students and revered execs within the box
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Aging in Rural Places: Programs, Policies, and Professional Practice by Kristina Hash PhD MSW,Elaine Jurkowski MSW PhD,John Krout PhD