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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Springer Publishing Company 1999; US$ 69.00

    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...

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

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 55.00

    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...

  • Home Care in Europeby R. Tarricone; A.D. Tsouros

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 10.00

    Demographic, epidemiological, social and cultural trends in European countries are changing the traditional patterns of care. The next decades will see rising numbers of care-dependent older people and noncommunicable diseases as the leading cause of chronic illness and disability. Further, urbanization and the break-up of the traditional large family... more...