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Ageism and age discrimination in health care: Fact or fiction? A narrative review of the literature.

Journal Article
Kydd, A., & Fleming, A. (2015)
Ageism and age discrimination in health care: Fact or fiction? A narrative review of the literature. Maturitas, 81(4), 432-438. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2015.05.002
Ageism and age discrimination are terms used in best practice statements and in the literature to define negative attitudes towards older people and towards people because of ...

Ageism in the Third Age

Book Chapter
Kydd, A., Fleming, A., Gardner, S., & Hafford-Letchfield, P. (2018)
Ageism in the Third Age. In L. Ayalon, & C. Tesch-Roemer (Eds.), Contemporary Perspectives on AgeismCham: Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73820-8_8
In the developed world, later life has brought more opportunities to contribute to society and pursue personal goals outside the role of paid work, combined with less stigma a...

Attitudes towards caring for older people in Scotland, Sweden and the United States: Angela Kydd and colleagues compare data from three countries to assess what staff think about working in the specialty

Journal Article
Kydd, A., Touhy, T., Newman, D., Fagerberg, I., & Engstrom, G. (2014)
Attitudes towards caring for older people in Scotland, Sweden and the United States: Angela Kydd and colleagues compare data from three countries to assess what staff think about working in the specialty. Nursing Older People, 26(2), 33-40. https://doi.org/10.7748/nop2014.02.26.2.33.e547
Aim To explore the attitudes of nurses and nursing students in Scotland, Sweden and the US towards working with older people. Method This quantitative study used the 20-item M...

Ageism

Presentation / Conference
Kydd, A. (2017, July)
Ageism. Paper presented at International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco
The developed world has an increasing number of people who are classed as the ‘old’, with the largest increase being those aged over eighty-five years. Population ageing is a ...

Ageism from the third age to the fourth age

Presentation / Conference
Kydd, A. (2017, February)
Ageism from the third age to the fourth age. Presented at Cost Action on Ageism, Jagellonian University, Poland
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Attitudes towards caring for older people: literature review and methodology: In the first of two articles, Angela Kydd and Deidre Wild discuss how the specialty could be made a more desirable career choice

Journal Article
Kydd, A. & Wild, D. (2013)
Attitudes towards caring for older people: literature review and methodology: In the first of two articles, Angela Kydd and Deidre Wild discuss how the specialty could be made a more desirable career choice. Nursing Older People. 25(3), 22-27. doi:10.7748/nop2013.04.25.3.22.e769. ISSN 1472-0795
Care of older people is often referred to as a ‘Cinderella’ service and is not seen as an attractive career option in health care, but with the global population continuing to...

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