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- Spry Publishing LLC 2015; US$ 19.99
Becoming the primary caregiver for a spouse, family member, friend, or loved one can be a tremendously rewarding and equally challenging experience. How do you know if you?re the right person to be a caregiver? What important conversations should you have beforehand to make sure that you?re starting off on the right foot? What aspects of care should... more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 108.86
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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00
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... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 97.97
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...
- 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...
- Impress Books 2012; US$ 6.99
On Valentine's Day, 2006, Anthony Wilson was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system. He was 42. In this journal of the days that followed he contemplates love, family and mortality alongside celebrations of Peter Osgood, Ivor Cutler and 'cooking chicken while listening to funk'. 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...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63
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...
- 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...