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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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    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.


    Item Type: Monograph (Other)
    Additional Information: Briefing paper 5
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Business School
    Depositing User: Lisbeth Drury
    Date Deposited: 08 May 2018 10:15
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:40


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