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  • Caregiver Revolutionby Grant Abrams; Patricia Elizabeth

    Gateways Books & Tapes 2011; US$ 12.99

    Packed with detailed information and practices for infusing caregiving with spirituality and hope, this book provides simple tools for the practice of mindfulness amidst the stress of the caregiving environment. Straightforward and practical methods are provided for dealing with crisis situations and a section is included on how a caregiver can assist... more...

  • Caring for Americaby Eileen Boris; Jennifer Klein

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 25.99

    In this sweeping narrative history from the Great Depression of the 1930s to the Great Recession of today, Caring for America rethinks both the history of the American welfare state from the perspective of care work and chronicles how home care workers eventually became one of the most vibrant forces in the American labor movement. Eileen Boris and... more...

  • The Sociology of Caregivingby John G. Bruhn; Howard M. Rebach

    Springer 2014; US$ 139.00

    This volume conceptualizes caregiving as an emerging sociological issue involving complex and fluctuating roles. The authors contend that caregiving must be considered in the context of the life span with needs that vary according to age, developmental levels, mental health needs and physical health demands of both caregivers and care recipients. As... more...

  • The Caregiver's Taleby Ann Burack-Weiss

    Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 29.99

    Ann Burack-Weiss explores a rich variety of published memoirs by authors who cared for ill or disabled family members. Contrary to the common belief that caregiving is nothing more than a stressful situation to be endured, memoirs describe a life transforming experience-self-discovery, a reordering of one's priorities, and a changed view of the world.... more...

  • Perspectives on Care at Home for Older Peopleby Christine Ceci; Kristín Björnsdóttir; Mary Ellen Purkis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This volume focuses on how high quality care is provided and the practices and policies that support this. It will offer case studies (both policy- and practice-oriented empirical studies) from countries that share a basic orientation to social welfare: Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. This book will be essential reading... more...

  • Charting a Course for High Quality Care Transitionsby Eric A. Coleman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95

    Transitional care is crucial to older adults with complex care needs who are moving between different locations or different levels of care. Charting a Course for High Quality Care Transitions addresses this problem by providing leading experts and leaders in the field discussing practical strategies that ensure care quality and safety for transitioning... more...

  • Brücken zwischen dir und mir: Betreuung zu Hause erleben (German Edition)by Christine Illetschko; Peter F. Kupfer

    Springer 2007; US$ 19.99

    Eine Anerkennung für alle Personen, die im Dienst für pflegebedürftige Menschen beschäftigt sind. Die Autorin ist seit zehn Jahren in diesem Bereich tätig und erzählt hier vom Alltag der Menschen, die in der Hauskrankenpflege arbeiten. Von Menschen, deren Arbeit häufig schwer, manchmal erheiternd und mitunter traurig ist, die sie aber stets mit Herz... more...

  • Current Practices in High-Tech Home Careby Lenard Kaye; Joan Davitt

    Springer Publishing Company 1999; US$ 90.00

    This book offers convenient access to information about the benefits, drawbacks and challenges of importing high-technology medical care into the home care programs. It is both a descriptive report of research-based observations, and an interpretive analysis of major issues and policies in the delivery of technology-enhanced care. The authors bring... more...

  • Aggression in der Pflegeby Theo Kienzle; Barbara Paul-Ettlinger

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 11.35

    Dieses Buch ist eine praxisnahe Arbeitshilfe zum professionellen Umgang mit Aggressionen in der Pflege. Es zeigt mögliche Arten der Aggression von kranken, behinderten oder alten Menschen gegen die Mitarbeiter auf. Es bietet psychologische Erklärungen sowie juristische Hilfestellungen für den Erwerb sozialer Kompetenzen, damit Angriffe nicht persönlich... more...

  • Collaborative Helpingby William C. Madsen; Kevin Gillespie

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    An interdisciplinary framework for sustainable helping through cross-system collaboration This hands-on resource provides clear, practical guidance for supportive service professionals working in a home-based environment. Drawing on best practices from a range of disciplines, this book provides a clear map for dealing with the complex and often ambiguous... more...