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Dying old in the 21st century: A neglected issue for social work

Holloway, Margaret

Authors

Margaret Holloway



Abstract

Dying in old age has become the majority dying of the developed world, yet older people are routinely denied palliative care, their dying characterized by failure to facilitate choice and recognize their needs. Social workers in all settings should embrace their contribution to quality end-of-life care for older people.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Nov 1, 2009
Journal International Social Work
Print ISSN 0020-8728
Electronic ISSN 1461-7234
Publisher SAGE Publications
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 52
Issue 6
Pages 713-725
APA6 Citation Holloway, M. (2009). Dying old in the 21st century: A neglected issue for social work. International Social Work, 52(6), 713-725. doi:10.1177/0020872809342640
DOI https://doi.org/10.1177/0020872809342640
Keywords Social Sciences (miscellaneous); Sociology and Political Science
Publisher URL http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0020872809342640
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