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  • Providing Good Care at Night for Older Peopleby Diana Kerr; Heather Wilkinson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95

    This book provides night staff, their managers and anyone else with an interest in care homes with the information and practical skills they need to deliver appropriate care at night. The authors look at nutrition and hydration, continence, challenging behaviour, medication, night time checking, pain management and end of life care. more...

  • HANDBOOK PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONSby Sherry M. Cummings; Nancy P. Kropf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This book provides a synthesis of evidence based psychosocial interventions for older adults and their family members in three domains ? health, mental health and social functioning. The nature and consequences of each issue is discussed and intervention approaches are highlighted. more...

  • From Nursing Homes to Home Careby Marie E Cowart; Jill Quadagno

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00

    Older people who would prefer to stay in their homes and states whose funds are being depleted by the rising costs of Medicaid payments to nursing homes find the current system of long-term care unsatisfactory. From Nursing Homes to Home Care arms educators , policymakers, public health professionals, gerontologists, and advocacy groups with the information... more...

  • Agingby Victor R. Preedy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 130.00

    Aging: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants bridges the trans-disciplinary divide and covers in a single volume the science of oxidative stress in aging and the potentially therapeutic use of natural antioxidants in the diet or food matrix. The processes within the science of oxidative stress are described in concert with other processes, such... more...

  • The Physiological Effects of Ageingby Alistair Farley; Ella McLafferty; Charles Hendry

    Wiley 2011; US$ 49.99

    The Physiological Effects of Ageing is a comprehensive resource for all nurses working with older people, enabling them to apply their knowledge of the ageing process to their practice, and, in doing so, enhance care delivery. This book emphasizes the normal ageing changes before considering possible effects of ageing on body systems, using as its... more...

  • What Do I Do?by Katherine Karr; Jess Karr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.00

    Help families of institutionalized elders with this compassionate and practical manual. more...

  • Mental Health and Later Lifeby John Keady; Sue Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95

    The mental health needs of older people are all too often overlooked or put down to the inevitable effects of old age. This much-needed textbook will make it much easier for health professionals ? from psychologists to nurses ? to identify, treat and support the needs of this vulnerable group. more...

  • Pflege dementer Menschenby Ingrid Popp

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2006; US$ 11.02

    Die Pflege dementer Menschen erfordert ein hohes Maß an pflegerischen Fertigkeiten und spezifische Kenntnisse über den möglichen Krankheitsverlauf. Dieses Buch vermittelt das notwendige Grundwissen und veranschaulicht dessen praktische Anwendung. Pflegerische Strategien und psychosoziale Hintergründe für die alltägliche Arbeit mit dementen Menschen,... more...

  • Demenzkranke in Wohngruppen betreuen und fördernby Heike Reggentin; Jürgen Dettbarn-Reggentin

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2006; US$ 18.75

    Die Versorgung alter und hochaltriger Menschen mit einer demenziellen Erkrankung stellt eine zunehmende Anforderung an die Versorgungssysteme in unserer Gesellschaft dar. Die Aufgabe liegt darin, für die Betroffenen ein geeignetes Wohn- und Lebensumfeld zu schaffen. Das Leben Demenzkranker in Wohngruppen ist eine Alternative zur häuslichen wie auch... more...

  • Interaktionen zwischen Pflegenden und Personen mit Demenzby Elisabeth Höwler

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2007; US$ 25.37

    Zwischen Pflegenden und Personen mit Demenz laufen Interaktionsprozesse ab, die von den Kranken unbewusst wahrgenommen werden und die sich auf die Pflegesituation auswirken. Diese Aspekte zu pflegerischer Interaktion werden hier diskutiert, anschließend leiten aktuelle Forschungsergebnisse zu Interaktionsmustern von demenziell veränderten Personen... more...