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Author Colleen Doyle on 'Moving into Residential Care'

Colleen Doyle co-author of Moving Into Residential Care

Colleen Doyle, who co-authored Moving into Residential Care: A Practical Guide for Older People and Their Families with Gail Roberts, talks to editor Victoria Galligan about the impact on families of such a transition.

What does your book Moving Into Residential Care cover, and who should read it?

Moving into Residential Care; a practical guide for older people and their families by Colleen Doyle and Gail Roberts is a book about what helps and what doesn’t help during the life transition of moving from living independently to living in residential aged care. It is written for older people and their families. Aged care staff may find it beneficial to read as well. It covers the psychological impact of moving at this stage of life.