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Editorial Ron Iphofen, Editor Chris Joyce, Chief Executive BASE University of Wales, Bangor Guildford, Surrey This is the first issue of Quality in Ageing – But we shall not be burying our heads in Policy, practice and research. the sand. Quality in Ageing has sprung from The new journal, which joins 10 successful long-standing involvement in practical caring titles already published by Pavilion in the issues. We recognise that for the foreseeable health and social care field, grew out of future there will be older people, including an discussions with BASE* about a possible increasing number of very old people, who successor to their magazine BASEline, need our care and support. We endorse much produced by the BASE Practice Research Unit in the Government’s huge agenda for change, at the University of Wales, Bangor. Quality in not least the goal of a positive culture of care. Ageing grew out of a collaboration between But we want to see the emphasis placed on BASE and Pavilion, but the editorial board has ‘quality’as well as on ‘independence’. The been considerably widened to reflect a much value of ‘independence’without quality of life broader spectrum of views, interests and is much reduced. Conversely, there http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quality in Ageing and Older Adults Emerald Publishing

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1471-7794
DOI
10.1108/14717794200000002
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Abstract

Ron Iphofen, Editor Chris Joyce, Chief Executive BASE University of Wales, Bangor Guildford, Surrey This is the first issue of Quality in Ageing – But we shall not be burying our heads in Policy, practice and research. the sand. Quality in Ageing has sprung from The new journal, which joins 10 successful long-standing involvement in practical caring titles already published by Pavilion in the issues. We recognise that for the foreseeable health and social care field, grew out of future there will be older people, including an discussions with BASE* about a possible increasing number of very old people, who successor to their magazine BASEline, need our care and support. We endorse much produced by the BASE Practice Research Unit in the Government’s huge agenda for change, at the University of Wales, Bangor. Quality in not least the goal of a positive culture of care. Ageing grew out of a collaboration between But we want to see the emphasis placed on BASE and Pavilion, but the editorial board has ‘quality’as well as on ‘independence’. The been considerably widened to reflect a much value of ‘independence’without quality of life broader spectrum of views, interests and is much reduced. Conversely, there

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Quality in Ageing and Older AdultsEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 1, 2000

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