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- Policy Press 2003; US$ 36.95
Little is known about the experiences of children living in families affected by severe and enduring mental illness. This is the first in-depth study of children and young people caring for parents affected in this way. Drawing on primary research data collected from 40 families, the book presents the perspectives of children (young carers), their... more...
- American Cancer Society 2008; US$ 11.99
Whether caring for one?s self at home or providing care for a loved one, this indispensable quick reference can improve quality of care and quality of life for those with cancer. Organized in a straight-forward alphabetical format, the book covers more than four dozen critical cancer caregiving topics, from anxiety to weight changes, and is filled... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 56.95
The provision of suitable mental health care is one of the major tasks facing general practitioners and their teams. Family-oriented primary care has moved from doctor-controlled to patient-centred consultations, with a greater emphasis on collaboration. The systemic framework uniquely lends itself to this shift in emphasis, as it views the delivery... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
Through clear practical examples, this book demonstrates how Individual Service Funds can dramatically improve the quality of life of people with dementia living in care homes, showing what works and what doesn't, how to deal with difficulties and setbacks and describing the person-centred planning tools needed to implement the approach. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 89.00
Service-learning has many definitions based on how a service program is structured in a particular institution. For this book, it is defined as a structured learning experience that combines community service with student preparation and reflection--a connecting link being established between academics and service. The central focus of this textbook... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
Trauma research and clinical practice have taught us much about the widespread problems of child maltreatment, partner violence, and sexual assault. Numerous investigations have documented links between such trauma exposure and long-term negative mental health consequences. As we learn more about traumatic stress, however, increasing attention has... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 60.00
Like its popular predecessor, the new edition of Bathing Without a Battle presents an individualized, problem-solving approach to bathing and personal care of individuals with dementia. On the basis of extensive original research and clinical experience, the editors have developed strategies and techniques that work in both institution and home settings.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 79.95
Addressing the significant shifts in the social, political and professional context for informal education, this book makes clear the continuities in community-based informal education with girls and argues for its continuing importance. The impact of neo-liberal approaches to empowerment is highlighted throughout. Drawing together historical, theoretical... more...
- Random House New Zealand 2011; US$ 25.93
Entertaining, sad, funny, thought-provoking, this is a novel based on the life of an exceptional man, who happened to be intellectually handicapped. Inspired by the life of the author's intellectually handicapped brother, Ronald Downes, this novel is written in Ronnie's voice as he talks about important things. It's also about him needing all the... more...