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  • Caregivingby MSSW Victoria Bumagin; MA Kathryn Hirn

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 64.99

    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...

  • Assisted Living Administrationby IP NHA MSPH PhD James E. Allen

    Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 109.99

    Assisted living, the fastest growing residential option, burst upon the American landscape in the late 1980ís. 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...

  • The Caregiver's Taleby Ann Burack-Weiss

    Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 31.99

    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...

  • End of Life Care A Care Worker Handbookby Caroline Morris; Fiona Collier

    Hodder Education 2012; US$ 22.38

    One-stop handbook to support training and continuing professional development in end of life care. more...

  • Where Memories Goby Sally Magnusson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 12.99

    Scottish broadcaster and author Sally Magnusson cared with her two sisters for their mother Mamie during many years of living with dementia. Sad and funny, wise and honest, this deeply intimate account of insidious losses and unexpected joys is also a call to arms that challenges us all to think differently. This book began as an attempt to hold... more...

  • No Place Like Home?by Jennifer A. Parks

    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...

  • Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementiaby Chris Bonner

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 29.95

    This practical book provides simple ways to reduce stress-related behaviours in people with dementia. The author suggests strategies for managing problems with feeding, bathing, toileting and sleep, looks at how to understand and cope with wandering, agitation and inappropriate sexual activity, and discusses ways of defusing aggressive behaviour. more...