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Home Care

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Caring for the Older Personby Ann Bradshaw; Clair Merriman

    Wiley 2007; US$ 64.99 US$ 56.32

    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... more...

  • Community Health and Wellnessby Anne McMurray; Jill Clendon

    Elsevier Health Sciences APAC 2011; US$ 81.95

    A new edition of the esteemed nursing text exploring social, cultural and political issues affecting individual and community health What makes a healthy community? And how can nurses and midwives support community health and wellbeing? In Community Health and Wellness, 4th Edition: Primary health care in practice , authors Anne McMurray and... more...

  • Dementia Careby James Grealy; Helen McMullen; Julia Grealy

    Wiley 2008; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.66

    Dementia care: a practical photographic guide is a unique illustrated guide to caring for people with dementia in care homes. It presents practical prevention and management techniques for resistance to care in common activities of daily living, explores cognitive loss, physical loss and sensory loss in dementia, and examines means of improving communication... more...

  • Elder Care Made Easierby Marion Somers

    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...

  • 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...

  • Ethical Issues in Home Health Careby Sheri Smith; Rosalind Ladd; Lynn Pasquerella

    Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 39.95

    This book will help to answer some of the growing number of ethical questions and more complex issues that home health care nurses face. The cases presented in each chapter of the book are fictionalized situations based on interviews conducted with home health care nurses in both hospital-sponsored and private agencies, in hospices, and in urban and... more...

  • The Family Squeezeby Suzanne Kingsmill; Benjamin Schlesinger

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 25.95

    The Sandwich Generation refers to the growing numbers of middle-aged people who must care for both children and elderly parents while trying to manage the stress of full-time jobs. 'Everything they say is practical and useful.' - Globe and Mail more...