Intimate relationships between older people in institutional settings: Ageism, protection or fear.

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Abstract

To clarify the implications of human rights for older people within institutional
settings wishing to continue or to develop intimate relationships. To identify key issues facing practitioners responding to intimate relationships in residential settings. To emphasise the importance of avoiding assumptions based on stereotypical views of older people.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)194-202
Number of pages9
JournalEthics, Medicine and Public Health
Volume1
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2015

Keywords

  • ageism
  • human rights
  • sexuality
  • intimate relationships,
  • older people
  • residential care

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