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Autonomy and long-term care

George J. Agich

Autonomy and long-term care

by George J. Agich

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Published by Oxford University in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aged -- Long term care -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Autonomy (Psychology) in old age.,
  • Autonomy (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

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    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC954.3 .A44 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination197 p.
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21106844M

    Promoting autonomy in long-term care, however, is a complex task which requires close attention to everyday routines and a fundamental rethinking of the meaning of autonomy. This work is based on an observational study of two different types of Cited by:   Agich uses the term actual autonomy in order to understand what it means to respect patient autonomy, especially in long term care. Actual autonomy is not primarily equated with independence and rational decision making, but with identification. What people identify with is largely unreflective yet an integral part of the decision making by:

    PAPERBACK. Condition: New. Brand new, softcover, Dependence and Autonomy in Old Age: An Ethical framework for long-term care, by George J. Agich, pub. Cambridge. Seller Inventory # SKU More information about this seller | Contact this seller 6. The realities and myths of long-term care and the challenges it poses for the ethics of autonomy are analyzed in this perceptive work. The book defends the concept of autonomy, but argues that the standard view of autonomy as non-interference and independence has only a limited applicability for long term care.

      Abstract. Houston, Texas, is a major U.S. city with, like many, a growing aging population. The purpose of this study and ultimate book chapter is to explore the views and perceptions of long-term care (LTC) residents, family members and health care by: An abstract is unavailable. This article is available as a PDF only.


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Autonomy and long-term care by George J. Agich Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book concludes with suggestions Autonomy and long-term care book how the autonomy of elderly individuals in long-term care institutions might be promoted. About the Author Charles W. Lidz, Lynn Fischer, and Robert M.

Arnold are all at the University of Pittsburgh School of by: The literature of medical autonomy deals with crises and conflicts of short-term care, but in long-term care most of the struggles concern mundane, routine experiences.

The standards of. The realities and misconceptions of long-term care and the challenges it presents for the ethics of autonomy are analyzed in this perceptive work. While defending the concept of autonomy, the author argues that the standard view of autonomy as non-interference and independence has only a limited applicability for long-term care.

He explains that autonomy should be understood. Autonomy and Long Term Care. Autonomy can also be interpreted as a complex result of human relationships, namely reciprocal interactions between one person and others.

the book. The realities and myths of long-term care and the challenges it poses for the ethics of autonomy are analyzed in this perceptive work. The book defends the concept of autonomy, but argues that the standard view of autonomy as non-interference and independence has only a limited applicability for long term care.

The treatment of actual autonomy stresses the developmental. Dependence and Autonomy in Old Age: An Ethical Framework for Long-term Care Currently unavailable. To reveal the concrete threats to personal autonomy in long-term care, George Agich's book offers a framework for developing an ethic of long-term care within the complex environment in which many dependent and aged people find by: The book defends the concept of autonomy, but argues that the standard view of autonomy as non-interference and independence has only a limited applicability for long term care.

The treatment of actual autonomy stresses the developmental and social nature of human persons and the priority of identification over autonomous : $ Get this from a library. Autonomy and long-term care. [George J Agich] -- The realities and misconceptions of long-term care and the challenges it presents for the ethics of autonomy are analyzed in this perceptive work.

While defending the concept of autonomy, the author. The autonomy of persons admitted to long-term care facilities is often diminished by the very need to seek institutional lodging. Indeed, this is usually less than an autonomous choice. Through their depiction of institutional life, the authors of this book Author: Frederick R.

Abrams. The book therefore offers a framework for carers to develop an ethic of long-term care within the complex environment in which many dependent and aged people find themselves.

Previously published as Autonomy and Long-term Care, this revised edition, in paperback for the first time, takes account of recent work and develops the author's views of Cited by: Promoting autonomy in long-term care, however, is a complex task which requires close attention to everyday routines and a fundamental rethinking of the meaning of autonomy.

This timely work is based on an observational study of two different. The realities and myths of long-term care and the challenges it poses for the ethics of autonomy are analyzed in this perceptive work. The book defends the concept of autonomy, but argues that the standard view of autonomy as non-interference and independence has only a limited applicabilityfor long term care.

The book defends the concept of autonomy, but argues that the standard view of autonomy as non-interference and independence has only a limited applicability for long term care. The treatment of actual autonomy stresses the developmental and social nature of human persons and the priority of identification over autonomous : George J.

Agich. Health Care Programs for the Aged: en: : Confronting Limits: Autonomy and the Nursing Home Patient Book Reviews of AUTONOMY and LONG-TERM CARE by George Agich, MAKING GRAY GOLD by Timothy Diamond, and the EROSION of AUTONOMY in LONG-TERM CARE Edited by Charles Lidz, Lynn Fischer, And Robert Arnold: en: ance.

Discussion of autonomy in long-term care is complicated because assumptions about the nature of caregiving relationships provide inaccurate, inadequate, and misleading models for long-term care. Long-term care is often assumed to be institutional care in which elders live without familial or other social supports.

The ethical problem is seen in. Confronting Limits: Autonomy and the Nursing Home Patient Book Reviews of AUTONOMY and LONG-TERM CARE by George Agich, MAKING GRAY GOLD by Timothy Diamond, and the EROSION of AUTONOMY in LONG-TERM CARE Edited by Charles Lidz, Lynn Fischer, And Robert Arnold.

Creator. Holstein, Martha. This book is a revised edition of Autonomy and Long-Term Care (). From the viewpoint of bioethics, Agich examines the concept of autonomy in long-term care of older people.

Specifically, he critiques the liberal view of autonomy as based on independence and self-determination, suggesting instead that in contexts of long-term care, it is better to work with a Author: Rachael Gooberman-Hill.

Description: This book is a scholarly discussion of autonomy as applied to older adults needing long-term care. Long-term care in this case includes both institutional long-term care provided in skilled and intermediate care facilities and long-term care provided in the older adults' homes or the homes of their : $ Get this from a library.

Enhancing autonomy in long-term care: concepts and strategies. [Lucia M Gamroth; Joyce A Semradek; Elizabeth M Tornquist;] -- This volume assesses the importance of autonomy to quality of life in long-term care facilities.

First addressing conceptual issues, the editors then pose such questions as: What is autonomy and what. Autonomy is about having control and choice over one's life. Being supported to continue with routine daily tasks such as shopping, walking a dog or going to a social club can be instrumental in maintaining a person's autonomy.

Autonomy is particularly at risk where a person needs help with their most basic and private needs, as may happen in. Perceptions of long-term care, autonomy, and dignity, by residents, family and care-givers: the Houston experience. Boisaubin EV(1), Chu A, Catalano JM. Author information: (1)Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA.

[email protected] by: The right to autonomy, health and independent living. UN Open-ended Working Group on Ageing. and healthin relati on to different care settings.

In the long-term and health them to risks such as inadequate care, abuse and limited autonomy as .Promoting autonomy in long-term care, however, is a complex task which requires close attention to everyday routines and a fundamental rethinking of the meaning of autonomy.

This work is based on an observational study of two different types of .