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Table of Contents
List of contributors vi
1 Introduction 1
Anne McIntyre and Anita Atwal
2 Perspectives of ageing 16
3 The social context of older people 38
Frances Reynolds and Kee Hean Lim
4 Policy development and implications for occupational therapy practice 59
5 Health conditions and active ageing 73
Melanie Manley, Rachel Bentley, Christina Richards, Kirsty Tattersall, Alison Warren, Alice Mackenzie, Anna L. Pratt, Alison Lillywhite, Mary Grant, Anne McIntyre, Jacqueline Lawson and Thérèse Jackson
6 The ageing body – body functions and structures: Part 1 120
Stephen Ashford and Anne McIntyre
7 The ageing body – body functions and structures: Part 2 146
8 Occupation and successful ageing – Activity and participation 185
9 Environmental impacts, products and technology 224
Anita Atwal, Sarah Buchanan, Marcus Sivell-Muller, Anthony Slater and Sue Vernon