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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Older people who would prefer to stay in their homes and states whose funds are being depleted by the rising costs of Medicaid payments to nursing homes find the current system of long-term care unsatisfactory. From Nursing Homes to Home Care arms educators, policymakers, public health professionals, gerontologists, and advocacy groups with the information... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 30.00
This convenient and easy-to-use pocket-sized reference provides gerontology nurses with the foundational knowledge they need to provide all aspects of safe, effective care to older patients. It contains crucial evidence-based information that enables nurses to differentiate between normal and abnormal findings, understand the presentation and management... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 20.72
HauptbeschreibungLange zu leben und somit auch alt zu werden, finden viele Menschen erstrebenswert - wirklich alt und abhÃ?Â¤ngig sein mÃ?Â¶chte dagegen niemand. So ist der Wunsch groÃ?Å¸, die spÃ?Â¤te Lebensphase mÃ?Â¶glichst von Angst, Schmerz und Verlust freizuhalten. Doch welche Konsequenzen ergeben sich daraus fÃ?Â¼r eine Gesellschaft, die stetig... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
The growing population of aging Americans is bringing with it thousands of new workers into agencies serving the elderly each year. Now, the need for supervisors to administer and train staff in programs for older persons is increasing as well. This is a practical, "how-to" guide for the supervision of case managers, personal care providers, and interns... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 19.95
Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents proposes an entirely unique approach to the field of gerontology, giving dependent care receivers a voice. Caregivers will be made aware of what care receivers truly want during life's final chapters. Exploring issues of housing, spirituality, personal care and death, Cheryl Kuba has created a testament... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.50
How can you foster spiritual growth in older people? This multidisciplinary work re-examines issues of aging with dignity and spiritual meaning. Aging, Spirituality, and Pastoral Care: A Multi-National Perspective brings together chaplains, pastors, counselors, and health care practitioners in all walks of gerontology from around the world to present... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
The responsibility of providing mental health evaluations and treatment to nursing home patients is increasingly falling on the shoulders of social services and nursing staff. Psychosocial Intervention in Long-Term Care provides the advanced techniques you, as a caregiver, need for assessing and intervening with psychosocial and behavioral problems... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 42.00
End of life care and palliative care is core to undergraduate nursing training. Packed with case studies and action points for student reflection, this is only book on the market targeted specifically at nurses and is more succinct than the competing titles which are suitable for those on medical degrees. more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 44.00
Timely and practical book, addressing a core topic in Adult Nursing where there are few textbooks available. Chapters include practice scenarios, case studies and activities to equip students with the skills they need to challenge poor practice and implement strategies to improve the care of older people. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.50
An enlightening book, You Bring Out the Music in Me, explores how music motivates, enriches, touches, relaxes, and energizes the elderly in nursing homes. Practicing music therapists explain how music ?speaks? to all of us, regardless of our language, culture, or abilities and how it can be used with groups and individuals in nursing homes to encourage... more...