By Christine Bigby
According to the author's ten years' study adventure and social paintings perform services, this pioneering consultant offers modern professional wisdom approximately growing older with a incapacity within the context of the extra mainstream wisdom approximately growing old techniques. Dr Chris Bigby makes use of the concept that of 'successful growing older' as a framework during which to think about the problems and practicalities for older individuals with a pre-existing incapacity.
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Davies, S. and Grant, G. ’ In M. Nolan, S. Davies and G. Grant Working with Older People and Their Families. Buckingham: Open University Press. Useful organizations Rehabilitation and Research Training Centre on Ageing and Developmental Disabilities at the University of Illinois in Chicago. edu/orgs/ rrtcamr/ Special Interest Research Group on Ageing and Intellectual Disability (SIRG/AID) of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual. org Chapter 2 Older People with Lifelong Disability Strategies to Counter Age Discrimination The populations of developed countries have aged over the last 25 years, as the proportion of older people has steadily increased, due to increased life expectancy and falling fertility rates.
Possibilities of falling between service systems are heightened in the climate where in both systems demand for services outstrips supply and available resources. The voices of people with intellectual disability The collective voices of people with intellectual disability, their views on ageing, how they would like to be supported to lead a better quality of life, and what they regard as successful ageing are major omissions from this book and the body of research in this field. This silence makes it difficult to counter negative assumptions and means that the views of others, most predominantly service providers, policymakers and academics, dominate the agenda of successful ageing and the nature of support to achieve it.
Unbalanced research focus on intellectual disability The results of an extensive international literature search show quite clearly that research, policy and service developments for older people with disabilities focus on those with intellectual or developmental disabilities (Bigby et al. 2001). Studies identified that do involve people ageing with a physical disability are primarily concerned with health and residential support needs (Balandin and Morgan 1997; M. Cooper 1998; Gething 1999). This finding reflects the results of a Canadian review of all literature published between 1989 and 1995 on the topic of ageing with a pre-existing disability (Tremblay et al.
Ageing With a Lifelong Disability: A Guide to Practice, Program and Policy Issues for Human Services Professionals by Christine Bigby