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- Gateways Books & Tapes 2011; US$ 12.99
Packed with detailed information and practices for infusing caregiving with spirituality and hope, this book provides simple tools for the practice of mindfulness amidst the stress of the caregiving environment. Straightforward and practical methods are provided for dealing with crisis situations and a section is included on how a caregiver can assist... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 25.99
In this sweeping narrative history from the Great Depression of the 1930s to the Great Recession of today, Caring for America rethinks both the history of the American welfare state from the perspective of care work and chronicles how home care workers eventually became one of the most vibrant forces in the American labor movement. Eileen Boris and... more...
- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 29.99
Ann Burack-Weiss explores a rich variety of published memoirs by authors who cared for ill or disabled family members. Contrary to the common belief that caregiving is nothing more than a stressful situation to be endured, memoirs describe a life transforming experience-self-discovery, a reordering of one's priorities, and a changed view of the world.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 125.00
Demographic and epidemiological changes mean that frail older people have come to be seen as an expensive problem for health care systems. The challenge for professionals and policy-makers is to find ways to respond to the coming crisis by delivering high-quality care in the home. This collection offers a critical analysis of home care policy and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.50
Learn how to ensure quality and safety for vulnerable older adults Transitional care is crucial to older adults with complex care needs who are moving between different locations or different levels of care. Charting a Course for High Quality Care Transitions addresses this problem by providing leading experts and leaders in the field discussing... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 19.99
Eine Anerkennung für alle Personen, die im Dienst für pflegebedürftige Menschen beschäftigt sind. Die Autorin ist seit zehn Jahren in diesem Bereich tätig und erzählt hier vom Alltag der Menschen, die in der Hauskrankenpflege arbeiten. Von Menschen, deren Arbeit häufig schwer, manchmal erheiternd und mitunter traurig ist, die sie aber stets mit Herz... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1999; US$ 69.00
This book offers convenient access to information about the benefits, drawbacks and challenges of importing high-technology medical care into the home care programs. It is both a descriptive report of research-based observations, and an interpretive analysis of major issues and policies in the delivery of technology-enhanced care. The authors bring... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 64.95
Home health care is an important aspect of community health and a growing area of healthcare services. Clinical Case Studies in Home Health Care uses a case-based approach to provide home healthcare professionals, educators, and students with a useful tool for thoughtful, holistic care. The book begins with a thorough and accessible introduction... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 55.00
[T]his text is a truly amazing microanalytic compendium of social support strategies in different family configurations, in different context and ethnic groups, and filling different types of needs. -- Janice M. Morse, RN, PhD, FAAN. University of Alberta (From the Foreword). This book serves as an authoritative reference for health care practitioners... more...
- Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 23.95
"No Place Like Home? combines the rigorous scholarship of an academic feminist philosopher with the 'close to the ground' insights that come from bathing, feeding, and caring for older people as a home care aide. This book develops recent work in feminist philosophy that attends to both care and justice... more...