Onsidering risk factors with the elderly

(Bachelor Social work Australia)

Considering risk factors with the elderly

Read case study 6 on page 142 of Titterton, M. 2005, Risk and Risk taking in Health and Social Welfare, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London.
And answer the following questions:

-Imagine Joe McGuire lives in a rural setting, how would this affect your ability to do a risk assessment
Ability to manage his case?

References to include:

Gladwell, M 2005, Blink: the power of thinking without thinking, penguin Books, London.2006

Smith, R.G. 2003, a?Misuse of older personas assets by professionalsa, symposium on Assets, ageing and Abuse: Emerging issues for families, Australian Institute of Family studies Steps forward for Families: Research, Practice and Policy Conference, Melbourne.