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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95
Inspire the next generation of gerontological social workers The growing number of people over the age of 65 in the United States has increased the demand for social workers who are trained to work with the elderly?a demand that?s in danger of not being met. Fostering Social Work Gerontology Competence presents innovative techniques and strategies... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 37.13
Der Anstieg der Pflegebedürftigkeit in der deutschen Bevölkerung ist eines der Hauptthemen, die im Zuge des demografischen Wandels diskutiert werden. In diesem Buch wird das Thema Pflegebedürftigkeit im Alter grundlegend beleuchtet und der aktuelle Stand der Diskussion verständlich und praxisnah aufbereitet. more...
- Entrepreneur Press 2014; US$ 48.99
The experts at Entrepreneur provide a two-part guide to success. First, learn how you can create a successful senior services business providing adult daycare, home transportation or concierge needs. Then, master the fundamentals of business startup including defining your business structure, funding, staffing and more. This kit includes: Essential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95
Older People in Modern Society is an established classic text in its field and through subsequent editions its reputation and that of its author has grown. In this fourth and renamed edition, Anthea Tinker synthesises and discusses a wide range of literature about older people, drawing from fields such as medicine, sociology and social policy and... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 52.95 US$ 45.89
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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 139.99
The Second Edition of the Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging describes innovations in clinical practice for populations that social workers serve, overviews of the arenas in which they practice, and major developments in the social policies that structure and finance health care and senior services. more...
- Ausmed Publications 2004; US$ 44.95
Overview Most older people prefer to live independently, to stay in their own homes, but to do that the often need community support, even if they remain relatively healthy into very old age. In fact it must be a goal for any community to set up cost-effective systems to assist ageing people to continue living in their own homes and to put... more...
- Pan American Health Organization 2000; US$ 14.00
Este libro se revisan los diversos debates y enfoques de los temas relacionados con el género en el contexto de la reestructuración del sector salud de los países en desarrollo a partir de los primeros años del decenio de 1980. Se traza primero la cronología de los distintos enfoques de la reforma del sector salud (RSS), sus vínculos con el contexto... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 44.95
The authors of this book share their practical experience of implementing a multi-agency approach to the support of older people. They show how systems thinking can help with the complexity of developing a model of care that co-ordinates medical, social and community services and offer insight into the effective use of on-going assessment. more...