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  • Waiting at the Gateby Susan L Sandel; David Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    Here is the result of over ten years of hands-on clinical experience by two experts wha have worked with the elderly. The authors explore the contributions of the creative arts therapies, specifically movement and drama therapy, to the individual and communal welfare of residents in nursing homes. Waiting at the Gate: Creativity and Hope in the Nursing... more...

  • Lernfelder der Altenpflegeby Friedhelm Henke

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 17.88

    Entsprechend der Anlage 1 zu § 1 Abs. 1 der Altenpflegeausbildungs- und Prüfungsverordnung (AltPflAPrV) ist das Buch in vier Lernbereiche und 14 Lernfelder unterteilt. Jedes Lernfeld beginnt mit einleitenden Fallbeispielen aus der Praxis. Der Titel umfasst: Aufgaben und Konzepte in der Altenpflege, Unterstützung alter Menschen bei der Lebensgestaltung... more...

  • Nurse to Nurse Dementia Careby Cynthia D. Steele

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 23.00

    Learn dementia care from an experienced colleague! From a senior faculty member of the Copper Ridge Institute comes peer-to-peer guidance on how you can give the best possible care to dementia patients and their families. Part of McGraw-Hill's Nurse to Nurse series, this title includes PDA download of the entire text, vignettes, nursing alerts... more...

  • Nursing in Care Homesby Linda Nazarko

    Wiley 2009; US$ 65.99

    Nursing in Care Homes is a practical guide for nurses of all levels working in care homes. It is directly relevant to everyday practice and covers clinical issues such as continence care, wound care, infection control, and nutrition, as well as information on a wide range of issues including legal requirements, care home standards, and liasing with... more...

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Older Adultsby Elizabeth R. MacKenzie; M.D. Rakel Birgit

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 60.00

    This new and up-to-the-minute compendium of reliable and authoritative information on complementary and alternative therapies seeks to provide information that older adults may use as they seek to improve their health and quality of life. Covering dietary means; physical, mental, and spiritual methods of treatment; and various types of therapies, this... more...

  • Geropsychological Interventions in Long-Term Careby Lee Hyer; Robert C. Intrieri

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 89.00

    By applying the Selective Optimization with Compensation (SOC) model to various care settings, the editors are able to examine current LTC practices and existing psychosocial issues confronting older LTC patients; either support or challenge them; and offer suggestions and strategies, such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy, for improving the LTC system... more...

  • The Aging Networkby Donald E. Gelfand

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 45.00

    Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI. Reference for professionals on services for the elderly. Focuses on new programs, especially those mandated by the Older Americans Act. Lists federal, state, and local programs that can locate transportation, legal assistance, employment, income maintenance, and volunteer programs. Previous edition: c1993. Softcover,... more...

  • Health Promotion and Agingby David Haber

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 72.00

    Based on the premise that every health professional should be a health educator, this book contains model programs, questions for discussion at the end of each chapter, checklists, a health/contract calendar, assessment tools, resource lists, and illustrations. more...

  • Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocol for Best Practiceby Elizabeth A. Capezuti; DeAnne Zwicker; Mathy Mezey

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 75.00

    This is the third edition of the book formerly entitled Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice. The original project grew from the efforts of these authors and editors, national leaders in geriatric nursing, and the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, to improve the quality, outcomes, and cost-effectiveness of health... more...

  • Restraint-Free Careby Neville Strumpf; Joanne Robinson; Joan Wagner; Lois K. Evans

    Springer Publishing Company 1998; US$ 80.00

    This book is designed to help clinicians, administrators, students, and families attain the goal of restraint-free care of the elderly. Written by leading experts in the field, the book contains specific strategies for understanding behavior, making constructive changes in the individual's environment, and managing the risk of falls and interference... more...