Ageing in rural areas: Embracing diversity

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Abstract

LEARNING OBJECTIVES»describe ageing as normal yet contextual, individual and multidimensional by nature»conclude that social justice and human rights are central to the experience of healthy ageing»define what the terms ‘rural’, ‘regional’ and ‘remote’ mean in the Australian context and examine rurality, regionality and remoteness as heterogeneous»contrast some positives and challenges of rurality including the nature of informal and formal caring as well as service delivery models»compare and contrast the bio-psycho-social and biomedical models around ageing»examine how health professionals require inter-professional communication »and multidisciplinary approaches to:»healthy ageing»transition to residential care>> culturally safe care»supporting those in caring roles»the management of trauma and crisis.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHealthy ageing and aged care
EditorsMaree Bernoth, Denise Winkler
PublisherOxford University Press
Chapter6
Edition2
ISBN (Electronic)9780190326241
ISBN (Print)9780190326234
Publication statusPublished - 01 Mar 2022

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