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- Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00
This book provides an overview on the status of professional caregiving in the US. It examines the psychological aspects of caregiving, physical and mental health issues that affect caregivers, and public health contributions and public policy issues. more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 23.99
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...
- Springer Netherlands 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.... more...
- 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...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 25.76
Tagtäglich kümmern sich zahlreiche Angehörige zuhause um hilfe- und pflegebedürftige Familienmitglieder. Die Versorgung eines Pflegebedürftigen ist häufig mit hohen Anforderungen und vielfältigen Belastungen verbunden. Die Leistung pflegender Angehöriger findet jedoch kaum angemessene Würdigung, und nur selten erfahren Angehörige Unterstützung. Zum... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- AMACOM 2015; US$ 14.95
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...
- 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...