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- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 9.34
It has been estimated that between the ages of 30 and 50 up to 40% of people suffer from some degree of incontinence at some time. Women accept that it can occur following childbirth, for example, and it becomes increasingly common in old age. In addition, there are cases where incontinence is due to spinal injury or associated with conditions such... more...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 42.95
Engaging, practical, multidisciplinary textbook for students and practitioners working at all levels, providing comprehensive coverage of the skills and knowledge needed to work with people with learning disabilities in a variety of settings. Written by leading academics and practitioners, this is a case-study-based text drawing on service-user experience. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95
Learning and Mobilising for Community Development introduces the reader to different ways of thinking about, and organising community-based education and training within different settings. Stories from the global south and north illustrate approaches to collective learning and collective action. The book provides not only an insight into the how-to... more...
- Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 19.99
Aimed at transforming how people care for others and themselves, this life-changing handbook examines how caregivers and caring professionals can reconnect to an actively compassionate nature, enriching the lives of those they look after as well as their own. The guide contends that person-centered care should be at the heart of the care industry,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 53.95
Reflections on Community Psychiatric Nursing provides new insights into many aspects of the CPN's work. Written by a practising CPN , this is a lively and easy-to-read introduction to the key debates in community mental health, covering issues including: * professional identity * the community and the role of the nurse * teaching, assessment and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 180.00
The Last Years of Long Lives is a unique account of that period of old age which precedes death. Based on 400 complete individual histories and covering a twenty-year period, it looks at the experiences of people over eighty years old in three important areas: disability, family life and health care. Using the life-course approach to research,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 55.95
Motor Neurone Disease is one of the most difficult conditions to manage medically and socially. A disease which leads to the loss of control of most muscle systems of the body, it has no known cause and no cure. For this reason, clinicians have traditionally been reluctant to reveal the diagnosis to sufferers or their families and the condition has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 51.95
Whilst those in healthcare might like to think that they work to reduce stigma and social exclusion of others, this book reveals many strategies by which healthcare professionals contribute to increasing these conditions. Written by practitioners, some of whom have themselves been stigmatised, the book exposes the hidden processes of prejudice and... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
The e-book begins with a valuable overview of the research challenge facing advocates of arts and health work and is followed by two qualitative evaluations of local arts and health initiatives in different parts of the UK. Together these papers show the kind of qualitative approach that has generally been adopted in evaluating community arts for health... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2007; US$ 110.00
That older people are the fastest growing portion of the world population is knowledge that Governments and population health planners and policy makers around the world have been grappling with for the past decade. more...