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Health and care in ageing societiesA new international approach$
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Liz Lloyd

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781861349194

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861349194.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) One Introduction
Source:
Health and care in ageing societies
Author(s):

Liz Lloyd

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861349194.003.0001

The introduction sets out the main aims of the book, highlighting the complex relationship between ageing, health and care. It provides an overview of the theoretical orientation of the book, setting out the challenge to contemporary policy priorities for ageing societies and the importance of an ethic of care for this challenge. It also provides an outline of the organisation of the book.

Keywords:   Ageing societies, Global policies, Ethics of care, Tertiary prevention

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