The effect of ageism on older people and implications for nursing practice
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The effect of ageism on older people and implications for nursing practice

Charlie Banister Nursing student, Birmingham City University, England

Ageism has numerous negative effects on the lives of older people, including their health and well-being. In this reflective account a nursing student explores these effects in the context of an incident where she was inadvertently ageist. She considers what she has learned from this incident and the implications for nursing practice.

Nursing Older People. doi: 10.7748/nop.2018.e1056

Citation

Banister C (2018) The effect of ageism on older people and implications for nursing practice. Nursing Older People. doi: 10.7748/nop.2018.e1056

Peer review

This article has been subject to external double-blind review and has been checked for plagiarism using automated software

Correspondence

charlie_lucy@hotmail.co.uk

Conflict of interest

None declared

Published online: 11 July 2018

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