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- Impress Books 2012; US$ 3.35
On Valentine?s Day, 2006, Anthony Wilson was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin?s lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system. He was 42. In this journal of the days that followed he contemplates love, family and mortality alongside celebrations of Peter Osgood, Ivor Cutler and ?cooking chicken while listening to funk?. 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...
- 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...
- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 55.00
As America's population ages and becomes more ethnically diverse, there is growing need for social workers to treat not only individuals afflicted with dementia and their families, but to also understand this illness through the eyes of different ethnic groups. This comprehensive volume provides practical guidance for social work professionals... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 62.99
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 health care professionals, educators, and students with a useful tool for thoughtful, holistic care. The book begins with a thorough and accessible introduction... 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...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 40.22
Hauptbeschreibung Die finanziellen und qualitativen Herausforderungen im deutschen Krankenhaussektor, ausgelöst durch den wachsenden Kostendruck, den zunehmenden Wettbewerb sowie die steigenden Patientenansprüche, verlangen ein intensiveres Zusammenspiel von Medizin und Ökonomie, als es die Vergangenheit zeigte. Die vorliegende Arbeit legt dar, wie... 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...
- 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...
- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 10.00
Demographic, epidemiological, social and cultural trends in European countries are changing the traditional patterns of care. The next decades will see rising numbers of care-dependent older people and noncommunicable diseases as the leading cause of chronic illness and disability. Further, urbanization and the break-up of the traditional large family... more...