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  • Aged Care Homesby Val Nigol

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    This book is intended to be a one-stop shop. A how-to guide to the process of accessing, moving into and maximising Mum's stay in an aged-care home. The financial advice comes from a qualified specialist and the practical processes have been enhanced by the experiences of aged-care experts. The book does not cover any aspect of aged care that is... more...

  • Betreutes Wohnen im Alter: Anforderungen an Seniorenwohnanlagen im ländlichen Raumby Dieter Lange-Lagemann

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 21.57

    Unter einem neuen Leitbild der Selbstständigkeit im Alter verändert sich für Senioren der Stellenwert von Wohnen, haushaltsnahen Dienstleistungen und Pflege. Die vorliegende Studie analysiert die Wirkfaktoren für das Seniorenwohnen. Grundlage stellt eine Befragung Betreuter-Wohn-Anlagen im Kreis Steinfurt dar. Den Beginn macht eine einleitende Übersicht... more...

  • Care in Practice for Higherby Janet Miller; George Baker; Ellen Lancaster

    Hodder Education 2007; US$ 39.98

    This book offers learning and teaching materials for anyone beginning a career as a care worker, especially in Scotland more...

  • The Care of Older Peopleby Mayumi Hayashi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Across the globe, populations are getting older. Hayashi surveys the development of residential care in Britain and Japan from the 1920s onwards, using regional case studies, and taking into account the influence of traditions and cultural norms. more...

  • Caring and Genderby Francesca M. Cancian; Stacey J. Oliker

    AltaMira Press 1999; US$ 35.99

    Using engaging case studies and research findings, this lively new book from the Gender Lens Series challenges the notion that care-giving is a 'natural' pattern and demonstrates how it is thoroughly social. Written in an inviting and readable style, the authors address complex issues about caring, making them accessible to undergraduate students and... more...

  • Counseling Older Peopleby Charlene M. Kampfe

    Wiley 2015; US$ 52.95

    This book provides insight into the primary issues faced by older adults; the services and benefits available to them; and the knowledge base, techniques, and skills necessary to work effectively in a therapeutic relationship. Dr. Kampfe offers empirically and anecdotally based strategies and interventions for dealing with clients’ personal... more...

  • Death Benefitsby Sarah Harvey

    Orca Book Publishers 2010; US$ 9.99

    When Royce is hired to look after his eccentric ninety-five-year-old grandfather, he discovers that aging, though difficult, can still be fun. more...

  • Der Umgang mit Behinderungby Bernd Ahrbeck; J. Peter Brenner

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 13.24

    Das Buch nimmt pointiert zu einigen neuralgischen Punkten der fachlichen und gesellschaftlichen Diskussion im ''Umgang mit Behinderung'' Stellung. Vor überzogenen Erwartungen, die sich an institutionelle Veränderungen des Schulsystems knüpfen (''Von der Integration zur Inklusion''), wird aufgrund des vorliegenden empirischen Erkenntnisstandes gewarnt... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Elder Careby Joseph Kandel

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 75.00

    Covers topics from choosing between assisted living or nursing homes and paying for costly prescriptions and health care to resolving sibling squabbles over caring for an elderly parent and facing difficult end-of-life decisions. more...

  • Familiale Verbundenheit und Gerechtigkeitby Anne-Christin Kunstmann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 79.99

    Der Diskurs 'familiale Altenfürsorge und Pflege' ist durch vermeintliche Gewissheiten gekennzeichnet, die angesichts des demografischen Wandels in krisenhafte Szenarien über die Grenzen der Belastbarkeit von Staat, Gesellschaft und Familie münden. Diese Veröffentlichung dekonstruiert diese Gewissheiten und weist nach, dass und wie der Diskurs Wahrheiten... more...