Dignity in care for older people / edited by Lennart Nordenfelt.
Contributor(s): Nordenfelt, Lennart,Call number: RA564.8 D543 2009 Material type: TextPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.Description: xix, 212 p. : ill. ; 25 cm..ISBN: 9781405183420 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Aged -- Medical care. | Dignity. | Quality of life. | Geriatrics -- ethics. | Health Services for the Aged -- ethics. | Aged -- Psychology. | Personal Autonomy.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Health, autonomy, and quality of life : some basic concepts in the theory of health care and the care of the elderly / Lennart Nordenfelt -- The concept of dignity / Lennart Nordenfelt -- Being body : the dignity of human embodiment / Jennifer Bullington -- Dignity and dementia : an analysis of dignity of identity and dignity work in a group dwelling / Magnus Ohlander -- Dignity and elderly spouses with dementia / Ingrid Hellstrom -- Decent care for older people : why dignity matters : the European experience / Win Tadd and Michael Calnan -- A dignified death and identity-promoting care / Britt-Marie Ternestedt -- Dignity and the dead / Goran Lantz -- Dignity as an object of empirical study : experiences from two research programmes / Lennart Nordenfelt.