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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
This is a practical and accessible guide for those supervising case managers, personal care providers, and interns working in community services and long-term care of older persons. This updated edition expands its focus by offering the latest ideas and proven "practice wisdom" for handling many of the field?s most common problems. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
The responsibility of providing mental health evaluations and treatment to nursing home patients is increasingly falling on the shoulders of social services and nursing staff. Psychosocial Intervention in Long-Term Care provides the advanced techniques you, as a caregiver, need for assessing and intervening with psychosocial and behavioral problems... more...
- Guilford Publications 2011; US$ 40.00
Illustrated with abundant clinical material, this book provides essential knowledge and skills for effective mental health practice with older adults. It demonstrates how to evaluate and treat frequently encountered clinical problems in this population, including dementias, mood and anxiety disorders, and paranoid symptoms. Strategies are presented... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 195.00
This interdisciplinary clinical reference encompasses more than 310 current entries on a broad range of topics related to geriatrics and geriatric care across multiple health care disciplines. The third edition reflects the many advances in geriatrics that have occurred since the publication of the second edition in 2006. It contains the updated, evidence-based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
Because of shrinking healthcare resources, both human and monetary, parish nurses in the future will be called upon to deal with rising numbers of elderly and the end-of-life issues that accompany aging. Parish Nursing: A Handbook for the New Millennium is a guide to designing programs that can complement a congregation's ministry priorities for senior... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00
The Last Years of Long Lives is a unique account of that period of old age which precedes death. Based on 400 complete individual histories and covering a twenty-year period, it looks at the experiences of people over eighty years old in three important areas: disability, family life and health care. Using the life-course approach to research,... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 29.95
When Gemma gets the job at The Beacon residential unit, little does she realize how much impact she is to have on the lives of its residents and how they will shape her own. Showing how a caring community can be much more than a place where people wait to die, this book is a 'must read' for teenager and all those with an older person in their life. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 56.95
This interactive resource book encourages front-line staff working with dementia sufferers to examine their working practice and modify it to meet best practice guidelines. Packed with photocopiable exercises, discussion points and questions, this training manual provides a framework for care work in line with statutory requirements and standards. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 19.95
Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents proposes an entirely unique approach to the field of gerontology, giving dependent care receivers a voice. Caregivers will be made aware of what care receivers truly want during life's final chapters. Exploring issues of housing, spirituality, personal care and death, Cheryl Kuba has created a testament... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 85.00
Focuses on the illness as well as the disability trajectory and its impact on an individual's well being. This book also looks at the personal perspectives and stories of those faced with the many demands of living with a disability. more...