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South Thames edition. A collection of papers that make significant and original contributions to the field of psychology specialists working with older people.
Letter from the Editor
Letter from the Guest Editor
Letter from the Chair
All-age mental health services: A re-definition of the Older Adult Specialism
All-age mental health services versus an Older Adult Specialism: A response to Alison Kirkpatrick
The Psychology of Later Life Module at the University of Surrey: To what extent does it adhere to PSIGE recommended syllabus content?
Amy Straughan, Ian Kneebone, Arlene Vetere & Tushna Vandrevala
IAPT supervision: A new experience
Developing a family-inclusive mental health service for older adults
David Gracey & Marcus Averbeck
Developing a new structure for delivering a Therapy Service
Meg Rolleston & Ariane Zegarra
HOPE for the future: Gaining an insight into the experiences of people with dementia
Sally Stapleton, David Moore, Gill Constable & Kirsty Jones
Developing and delivering a psychotherapeutic group on an acute psychiatric ward
Jacqueline Bryant, Vikki Kelly & Ariane Zegarra
Living even better with dementia: Helping families living with people in the later stages of dementia
Alison Kirkpatrick & Andrew Russ
Care for carers: Memory Clinic caregiver assessments
Using Dementia Care Mapping during assessment and intervention in the Home Treatment Service for Dementia: Advantages and challenges
Christine Slaughter & David Wilkie
Moving forward: Post-diagnostic groups for people with a mild dementia
The Dover/Deal Memory Support Group: Client and relative feedback
Managing bereavement: A consultation with the nursing staff of a medical ward for older people
Helen Stirk, Ian Kneebone & Donna Penn
Survey results: What is the estimated prevalence of personality disorder in older people accessing secondary care mental health services and what provisions might be required?
Personality Disorder: Developing services through the re-distribution of resources
Professional self-care, co-consultation and reflective space: Processing and learning from our experience
Rachael Davenhill & Sheila Damon
PSIGE, HPC and the DCP: What can the DCP do for you?