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  • 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...

  • Behavior Analysis and Therapy in Nursing Homesby Duane Lundervold; Lewis Lewin

    Charles C Thomas 1992; US$ 40.95

    Research and clinical outcomes have shown that applied behavior analysis can be a very positive force in the development of new models of nursing home care. In addition, "behavioral" approaches to the treatment of behavior problems in nursing homes are typically well received by nurses, physicians and families. Because these approaches to... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Handbook of Psychosocial Interventions with Older Adultsby Sherry M. Cummings; Nancy P. Kropf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    In the past decade, evidence based practice (EBP) has emerged as one of the most important movements to improve the effectiveness of clinical care. As the number of older adults continues to grow, it is essential that practitioners have knowledge of effective strategies to improve both the medical and the psychosocial aspects of older persons' lives.... more...

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

    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...

  • Biografie und Demenzby Elisabeth Höwler

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 26.83

    Dieses Buch entstand anhand von Forschungsergebnissen aus der Pflegepraxis und erläutert durch verschiedene Fälle, welche biografischen Hintergründe dem Phänomen des herausfordernden Verhaltens bei Menschen mit demenziellen Veränderungen zugrunde liegen. Da der Umgang mit der vulnerablen Personengruppe eine offensive, engagierte und ressourcenorientierte... more...

  • Pflege dementer Menschenby Ingrid Popp

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2006; US$ 10.31

    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$ 17.54

    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...