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    The perception of ageing and age discrimination

    Swift, H.J. and Drury, Lisbeth and Lamont, R.A. (2016) The perception of ageing and age discrimination. Other. British Medical Association.

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    Abstract

    Key messages: – Perceptions of ageing can subject older people to patronising forms of prejudice, which may be expressed in the language and tone used to communicate with older patients, the settings in which they are placed and the framing of treatment options. – Healthcareprofessionalsandorganisationsshouldbeawarethatolderindividuals are potentially vulnerable to age prejudice and stereotyping processes. – Healthcare could bene t from much more deliberative questioning of age-based assumptions and of how attitudes interact with policies, structures and practice.

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    Item Type: Monograph (Other)
    Additional Information: Briefing paper 5
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Organizational Psychology
    Depositing User: Lisbeth Drury
    Date Deposited: 08 May 2018 10:15
    Last Modified: 08 May 2018 10:15
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/21662

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