F. W-L. Lee and P. Y-Y. Siok
International Social Work, Vol. 46, 2003, p.333-368
The report is a result of a study in Hong Kong, which explored:
Results showed that a positive understanding of UP in services to the elderly among practitioners has a positive effect on their practice of UP. Based on these findings, the article concludes with a discussion of methods for promoting UP to social workers delivering services to older people.
International Social Work, Vol. 46, 2003, p.313-321
Health care for the aged is considered a constitutional duty of the government in Cuba and as such is accessible and free of charge. The health care system has as its fundamental element the family physician based in a local health centre and providing comprehensive care in the community. Additionally Cuba has developed since 1988 a range of innovative health improvement programmes and other social institutions such as adult day care and grandparent clubs targeted at older people.