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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Love for Nowby Anthony Wilson

    Impress Books 2012; US$ 5.10

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Dementia Care with Black and Latino Familiesby Delia González Sanders; Richard Fortinsky

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 60.00

    As America's population ages and becomes more ethnically diverse, there is growing need for social workers to treat not only individuals afflicted with dementia and their families, but to also understand this illness through the eyes of different ethnic groups. This comprehensive volume provides practical guidance for social work professionals... more...

  • Clinical Case Studies in Home Health Careby Leslie Neal-Boylan

    Wiley 2011; US$ 64.95

    Home health care is an important aspect of community health and a growing area of healthcare services. Clinical Case Studies in Home Health Care uses a case-based approach to provide home healthcare professionals, educators, and students with a useful tool for thoughtful, holistic care. The book begins with a thorough and accessible introduction... more...

  • 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...

  • Klinische Behandlungspfadeby Mirjam Pföhler

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 41.76

    Hauptbeschreibung Die finanziellen und qualitativen Herausforderungen im deutschen Krankenhaussektor, ausgelöst durch den wachsenden Kostendruck, den zunehmenden Wettbewerb sowie die steigenden Patientenansprüche, verlangen ein intensiveres Zusammenspiel von Medizin und Ökonomie, als es die Vergangenheit zeigte. Die vorliegende Arbeit legt dar, wie... more...