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Older and wiser? Social work with older adults

By Faith Gatsby When we think of front line social work practice, the first thing that immediately comes to mind is the important work that is carried out on behalf of vulnerable children and their families. I want to however … Continue reading

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Let’s work together: Older people’s mental health multidisciplinary teams

By PureArrow Every day we’re getting older, wiser, and more knowledgeable and … closer to being able to avoid mental health difficulties. Right? Wrong!  Unfortunately as we age (and yes globally this population is growing rapidly) the risk of having … Continue reading

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How social workers work with older people

By a social work student Aging of the population is a global problem. It is not just happening in New Zealand but also other counties. As a social worker student doing my placement in an Auckland hospital, I have many … Continue reading

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