A systematic and research-based introduction to social work practice with older people.
Mark Hughes is Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Work and Human Services at the University of Queensland. He has worked as a social worker in health, mental health and aged care settings.
Karen Heycox is Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Chair of Field Education, School of Social Sciences and International Studies at the University of New South Wales. She has worked with older people, as well as other client groups, in the hospital and community health sectors.