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Editorial Ron Iphofen, Editor University of Wales, Bangor Chris Joyce, Chief Executive BASE Guildford, Surrey This is the first issue of Quality in Ageing – Policy, practice and research. The new journal, which joins 10 successful titles already published by Pavilion in the health and social care field, grew out of discussions with BASE* about a possible successor to their magazine BASEline, produced by the BASE Practice Research Unit at the University of Wales, Bangor. Quality in Ageing grew out of a collaboration between BASE and Pavilion, but the editorial board has been considerably widened to reflect a much broader spectrum of views, interests and expertise. Like its predecessor, the new journal will be practical in outlook. It will be about the real issues which concern older people and those who work with them; in short, about promoting quality of life in our later years, whether or not we need care and support. As a society we continue to be very negative about later life. There is a tendency to see it in terms of problems and burdens and as a drain on the resources of society as a whole. We tend not to see its potential: for freedom, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quality in Ageing and Older Adults Pier Professional

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Pier Professional
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Copyright © 2000 by Pier Professional Limited
ISSN
1471-7794
eISSN
2042-8766
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Abstract

Ron Iphofen, Editor University of Wales, Bangor Chris Joyce, Chief Executive BASE Guildford, Surrey This is the first issue of Quality in Ageing – Policy, practice and research. The new journal, which joins 10 successful titles already published by Pavilion in the health and social care field, grew out of discussions with BASE* about a possible successor to their magazine BASEline, produced by the BASE Practice Research Unit at the University of Wales, Bangor. Quality in Ageing grew out of a collaboration between BASE and Pavilion, but the editorial board has been considerably widened to reflect a much broader spectrum of views, interests and expertise. Like its predecessor, the new journal will be practical in outlook. It will be about the real issues which concern older people and those who work with them; in short, about promoting quality of life in our later years, whether or not we need care and support. As a society we continue to be very negative about later life. There is a tendency to see it in terms of problems and burdens and as a drain on the resources of society as a whole. We tend not to see its potential: for freedom,

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Quality in Ageing and Older AdultsPier Professional

Published: Sep 1, 2000

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