Monthly Archives: November 2016

Older Men as Grandfathers – Why are they invisible?

Judith A. Davey 14/11/16 Grandfathers are “peripheral, distant, or have limited involvement with their grandchildren, usually offering only economic and instrumental support”. [1] My interest in older people as grandparents goes back a long way. When the New Zealand Families … Continue reading

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Have changes to auditing improved the wellbeing of rest home residents?

Judith Davey This is a difficult question. How to measure wellbeing and quality of care? And, if we can identify indicators, how can we link wellbeing to the audit process? There is bound to be subjectivity, as I concluded in … Continue reading

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