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Home health care services

  • 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 2012; US$ 23.99 US$ 21.59

    Caring for America is the definitive history of care work and its surprisingly central role in the American labor movement and class politics from the New Deal to the present. Authors Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein create a narrative of the home care industry that interweaves four histories--the evolution of the modern American welfare state; the... more...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 106.55

    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.... more...

  • The Caregiver's Taleby Ann Burack-Weiss

    Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 31.99

    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$ 54.95

    Demographic and epidemiological changes mean that frail older people have come to be seen as an expensive problem for health care systems. The challenge for professionals and policy-makers is to find ways to respond to the coming crisis by delivering high-quality care in the home. This collection offers a critical analysis of home care policy and... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95

    Learn how to ensure quality and safety for vulnerable older adults 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... more...

  • The Eldercare Consultantby Becky Feola

    AMACOM 2015; US$ 4.95

    Your elderly father's memory is failing fast. Your increasingly frail mother just took another fall. Whatever the situation, The Eldercare Consultant can provide the knowledge, support, and encouragement you seek. Weaving together real-life stories with the essential information needed to make the best decisions, this compassionate and practical... more...

  • Dementia Care with Black and Latino Familiesby PhD LCSW Delia J González Sanders; PhD Richard H Fortinsky

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 64.99

    Designated a Doody's Core Title! "The authors have created a book that comfortably combines substantial research findings with readable, practical guidelines for assessment and intervention in the real-world practice of social work. This authoritatively researched, well-written volume will appeal to the multiple disciplines involved in assisting... more...

  • Current Practices in High-Tech Home Careby DSW Lenard W. Kaye; MLSP MSS Joan K. Davitt

    Springer Publishing Company 1999; US$ 99.99

    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...

  • Brücken zwischen dir und mirby Peter F. Kupfer; Christine Illetschko

    Springer Vienna 2007; US$ 13.43

    Ein Dankeschön an alle, die im Dienst für pflegebedürftige Menschen beschäftigt sind. Die Autorin erzählt hier von Menschen, deren Arbeit häufig schwer, manchmal erheiternd und mitunter traurig ist, die sie aber stets mit Herz und Verantwortung wahrnehmen? more...