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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Despite the scope and sophistication of contemporary health care, there is increasing international concern about the perceived lack of compassion in its delivery. Citing evidence that when the basic needs of patients are attended to with kindness and understanding, recovery often takes place at a faster level, patients cope more effectively with... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00
Every day for the next twenty years, more than 10,000 people in the United States will turn 65. With life expectancies increasing as well, many of these Americans will eventually require round-the-clock attention?and we have only begun to prepare for the challenge of caring for them. In Labors of Love , Jason Rodriquez examines the world of the fast-growing... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 39.99
Celiac disease is being diagnosed more and more frequently, as people recognize their digestive issues may be linked to their gluten intake and sensitivity to various foods that include gluten. Here, Ali, in typical fashion, reviews the biology of celiac disease, its various symptoms, causes, and outcomes, and includes information about treatment,... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95
Revealing the richness and depth of understanding that chaplaincy brings to direct work with patients, these in-depth case studies and critical responses from other chaplains and healthcare professionals give insight into spiritual carer-patient work in a range of settings and the vital work of chaplains in the healthcare team. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95
A practical guide to improve care for sick and dying children of different faiths and their families. Drawing on evidence-based research and practice, it discusses multi-faith daily, palliative, end of life and bereavement care in a variety of settings, including hospitals, hospices, schools and at home. The book also contains case studies. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 34.95
Focusing on spiritual care within the delivery and provision of healthcare today, the contributors combine academic and professional expertise to discuss themes including: spirituality, pluralism and multi-faith practice, healthcare ethics, legal and policy issues, mental health, and beginning and end of life issues. more...
Mummy?s Little Helper: The heartrending true story of a young girl secretly caring for her severely disabled motherHarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 8.28
The fifth book from bestselling author and specialist foster carer Casey Watson. A recent census shows that there are at least 175,000 child carers in the UK, 13,000 of whom care for more than 50 hours a week. Many remain invisible to a system that would otherwise help them. Abigail is one of those children. This is her story. more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 21.85
Sunday Times bestselling author and foster carer Casey Watson?s inspiring memoirs Mummy?s Little Helper and Little Prisoners combined in a single volume with her deeply moving latest title Breaking the Silence, about two troubled little boys who both desperately need a loving home, and find comfort and friendship in the most unlikely of places. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00
This book aims to explore the nature and extent of the 'care deficit' problem in European societies and how effective the different care systems are in dealing with these problems through policy innovation. It combines theoretical and conceptual debates, cross-national comparisons and analytically-driven case studies. more...