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- Karnac Books 2011; US$ 26.95
The authors of this volume take as their starting point "striking moments" in their practice with older people, their families and other practitioners. They integrate these with current systemic thinking to offer new perspectives on working with older people in a range of physical health, mental health and social care contexts. This book is practice... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 75.00
The book features real-life vignettes that bring the text to life, providing readers with the opportunity to see how older adults benefit from senior centers. The Appendix includes a useful list of resources as well. Professionals who work with older adults including social workers, recreation therapists, nurses, gerontologists, administrators, and... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 99.00
This book places significant issues related to the health, mental health, and well-being of older adults and their caregivers within the context of social work service delivery. By presenting the research of social work scholars, all experts in specific research areas, the editors clarify the value that social work brings to the larger realm of health... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 145.00
This book explores the diversity of social care provision for older people in six contrasting European countries. Using a common descriptive and analytical framework, the book examines how the organisation and delivery of care are shaped by the wider welfare regime. This is discussed at the level of both practice and policy, including detailed case... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2013; US$ 77.04
Hauptbeschreibung Im Bereich der Pflege hat der Gesundheitsschutz eine größere Dimension angenommen, denn wie in kaum einem anderen Arbeitsbereich sind hier die gesundheitlichen Beeinträchtigungen vielschichtiger und komplexer geworden, wie z.B.: - Infektionen, Stich- und Schnittverletzungen - häufiges schweres Heben und Tragen - Hauterkrankungen... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 25.00
Women in the Middle was so-named because daughters, who are the main caregivers to elderly disabled parents, are caught in the middle of multiple competing demands on their time and energy. Since the first edition, women's responsibilities and the pressures they have experienced have increased and intensified. Dr. Brody revisits this phenomenon... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 45.00
Chock-full of descriptive case examples, this clearly written text is a must-read for social workers, nurses, and gerontologists. By focusing on the various facets of the caregiving experience--from the caregiver's perspective to those who receive care--the authors sensitize you to the ways in which caregiving is affected by the conditions, personalities,... more...