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- Touchstone 2010; US$ 16.99
You Don't Have to Do It Alone Whether you're prepared for it or not, chances are you'll take on the role of caregiver when a family member or friend is affected by a serious illness or injury, or when you find your elderly parent needs help. As you'll soon discover, the range of tasks and responsibilities involved are overwhelming. Share... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 3.99
The New York Times bestselling book of simple rules everyone should follow in order to live a long, healthy life, featuring illustrations throughout, from the author of The End of Illness . In his international bestseller, The End of Illness , Dr. David B. Agus shared what he has learned from his work as a pioneering cancer doctor, revealing the... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 62.99
The number of older people in our society is increasing rapidly and as they age, the demand for safe, effective care is growing. This book offers readers the knowledge and skill to provide all aspects of care. Caring for the Older Person is written in six sections, covering the fundamental needs of an older person: Assistance with personal cleansing... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
-Jane Gross, New York Times "Dr. Kane is not just one of the world's foremost authorities in geriatric medicine and long-term care, he is also a passionate advocate for the ill-met needs of people facing the real and difficult realities of an aging society...This book combines a kind of pilot's check list for families entering unchartered territory,... more...
- Addicus Books 2006; US$ 9.99
Do You Find Yourself in the Role of Caregiver? If you are caring for an aging parent, spouse, or other loved one, you are not alone. Statistics show that nearly 25 percent of all households in the United States are providing care for an elderly person. Although you may be willing to help, you may find the task comes with unexpected challenges.... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 58.50
Often the switch to telecare?technology used to help caretakers provide treatment to their patients off-site?is portrayed as either a nightmare scenario or a much needed panacea for all our healthcare woes. This widely researched study probes what happens when technologies are used to provide healthcare at a distance. Drawing on ethnographic studies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 95.00
In the U.S., when a patient is in need of rigorous psychiatric care, the first step is hospitalization. However, elsewhere in the world, psychiatric home treatment is proposed as an alternative. Model programs in Canada and the United Kingdom are publicly administered by community health agencies or teaching hospitals. Home Treatment for Acute Mental... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 29.95
When Jan Campito entered the world of special needs, she trusted the experts to tell her what was wrong, and how to proceed to help her children. As she realized that no one else was stepping in to obtain appropriate help, she decided to take on that responsibility. Here Jan shares some of her experiences and what she has learnt in the process. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 81.99
'This illustrated guide is a useful and practical resource for staff who care for people with dementia in care homes.' Nursing Standard This is an invaluable resource for those working with people in the later stages of dementia. A highly practical book, full of strategies and helpful information. Dementia more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 99.00
Assisted living, the fastest growing residential option, burst upon the American landscape in the late 1980's. These facilities serve persons who no longer are able to live independently and need help with the activities of daily living, but do not need 24-hour nursing care. James Allen has updated and refined this second edition of Assisted Living... more...