The Role of Social Worker with Elderly Care in Tamil Nadu

  • Mahalakshmi M Research Scholar Department of Social Work Alagappa University Karaikudi
  • M.A. Velusamy
Keywords: Social worker, community, elderly care, professional

Abstract

 This paper focuses on the role of social workers with elderly; it previously intended for social work professionals. What concerned the social work professionals were the elderly who accumulate low incomes, deficiency, loneliness, illness and numerous outbuildings. Growing information of elderly with durable situation, considerable expansion in the inhabitants of family career and improved community-based living wage for nation with long-term desires merge to move social work as potentially live a critical role in the success of strategy. It argues that this role has never been obviously clear, constant while the arrival of society care ensured the amplify in the information of practitioners working in this region of society. It also suggests that the preamble of trouble executive has attached social workers to the regulation of appraisal and has not enabled them to carry out the more comprehensive and sincere effort that would be widespread with other repair groups. The end-of-life stage is a stage of after the body systems are shutting down and death is coming up, usually lasts starting a stuff of days to a combine of weeks amid the elderly. The paper explored the promising concern in kind for the elderly at the end of life stage. This article is going to discuss about the role of social work with elderly care in Tamil Nadu.

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http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/challenge-of-ageing-with-dignity/article17326492.ece
https://www.aasw.asn.au/document/item/8305
http://www.socialworktoday.com/archive/091514p34.shtml
Published
2018-05-02
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