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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 49.95
Written for counsellors working in healthcare settings, this book explores the range of benefits of undertaking reflexive research. Gillian Thomas demonstrates how this approach can offer therapeutic benefits by increasing understanding of a condition and the interaction between the physical and emotional aspects of living with a long term disease. more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
What will you do when you get the call that a loved one has had a heart attack or a stroke? Or when you realize that a family member is too frail to live alone, but too healthy for a nursing home? Journalist Paula Span shares the resonant narratives of several families who faced these questions. Each family contemplates the alternatives in elder... more...
- Hyperion 2008; US$ 18.95
The story of becoming a doctor, and being a son. Jerald Winakur is a doctor who cares for, and about, the elderly. Dedicated and compassionate, he's a surrogate son to many. And yet, all his years of service helping patients and their families adjust to the challenges of aging did not prepare him for becoming father to his own father, who had... more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 30.95
A large number of children in developing countries are born with or develop cerebral. palsy. The problem is made worse by inadequate knowledge and treatment facilities. As a result, thousands of children with cerebral palsy live in burdensome dependence. upon their families. This tragic situation can be avoided to a great extent by. giving treatment... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 207.00
Presents an overview of psycho-social perspectives and principles in dementia care by drawing on a range of evidence including the lived experience of people with dementia and their families, practice wisdom, research evidence and scholarship across a range of settings. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 45.00
This book is designed to foster quality care to home care recipients. It is written for companions, home health aides, and other care givers who deliver non-medical home care. Prieto provides information, tips, and techniques on personal care routines as well as additional responsibilities that are often necessary in this work, including home safety... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 89.00
This collection provides a comprehensive analysis of intervention approaches to dementia caregiving. It reviews the existing knowledge and provides a conceptual framework for organizing caregiver interventions of all types. Of special interest is the design of an intervention study for a culturally diverse community. The volume concludes with a discussion... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 42.95
This book provides an overview of the challenges primary health care professionals now face in recognising and responding to concerns about a child's safety from abuse and neglect. It provides practical accounts and perspectives from a range of frontline practitioners, backed up by theoretical insights from leading academics in the field. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95
The most comprehensive book of its kind, Social Work in Health Settings presents a "practice in context" framework which is then applied in thirty-one casebook chapters, covering a great variety of health care settings from working with survivors of domestic violence through supporting people with HIV to services for military personnel. Reflecting... more...
- Companion Press 2005; US$ 15.99
This guide for counselors and lay caregivers explores the art of caring for the dying and their families. Based on the tenets first articulated by renowned grief educator Dr. Alan Wolfelt, this respectful and gratifying guide to caregiving includes personal accounts that debunk the myth of the "good death" and teach caregivers to find the transformative... more...