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  • Integrating Care for Older Peopleby Christopher Foote; Christine Stanners

    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...

  • Partnerships In Family Careby Mike Nolan

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 47.00

    Considers how family and professional carers can work together more effectively in order to provide the highest quality of care to people who need support in order to remain in their own homes. Adopting a temporal perspective, this book looks at key transitions in caregiving and is useful for health care students and professionals. more...

  • Governing Home Careby V. Burau; H. Theobald; R.H. Blank

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Offers a comprehensive analysis of the principal issues surrounding the governance of home care. This book explores the ways in which country specific contexts shape governing arrangements and bring together insights from social care and public policy literature, two different yet complementary theoretical perspectives. more...

  • Heimhilfeby Elisabeth Jedelsky

    Springer Vienna 2006; US$ 15.55

    Mit dem Älterwerden verändern sich die Lebensumstände. Was früher leicht von der Hand ging, fällt vielleicht schwerer, ist alleine oder ohne fremde Hilfe nicht mehr zu bewältigen. Deshalb gewinnt der Beruf des Heimhelfers zunehmend an Bedeutung. Dieses Buch stellt erstmals ein umfassendes Nachschlagewerk für Heimhelferinnen und Heimhelfer dar. Der... more...

  • Social Work with Older Peopleby Mark E F Lymbery

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 43.00

    This book provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the development of social work with older people in the U.K. The coherent structure draws together the key themes involved in working with older people and clearly demonstrates how to translate these into real-life practice. more...

  • Rural Ageingby Norah Keating

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 39.95

    This important book addresses a growing international interest in 'age-friendly' communities, examining the conflicting stereotypes of rural communities as either idyllic and supportive or isolated and bereft of services. more...

  • Community and Ageingby Simon Evans

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    This important book investigates changing concepts and experiences of community across the lifecourse and into older age and how they play out in housing with care settings. An overview of how the housing with care sector has developed, both in the UK and internationally, is provided. The book emphasizes the central importance of a sense of community... more...

  • Assisted Living Administration and Managementby EdD Darlene Yee-Melichar; DNSC Andrea Renwanz Boyle; RN PhD Cristina Flores

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 87.99

    Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! "Since there are few books available on this topic that are this comprehensive and well-organized, this book should be of value to anyone interested in the topic of assisted living facilities in the U.S." Score: 98, 5 stars.óDoodyís Medical Reviews "This book is much needed. It offers a practical approach... more...

  • Strategies of Careby Barbara Da Roit

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 49.95

    This analytic study surveys the transformations of elderly care policies and practices since the early 1990s, by comparing the trajectories of two extremely different care systems: Italy and the Netherlands. 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...