Stereotypes and discrimination related to age affect the physical and psychological well-being of older people every day.
Ageism is a socially accepted “ism” of thinking about ageing and older people in a negative and discriminatory manner. Ageism is evident in health and social systems and within the professions working with older persons.
This research-based video on Engaging Nursing to Diminish Ageism explores how incorporating the ideas of life-course and harmonious ageing theories into everyday practice can help Licensed Practical Nurses diminish negative perspectives of ageing and the care of older persons. Discover how LPNs can be a part of a positive change when it comes to the misconceptions about what gerontological nursing means.
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