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  • How to Start a Home-Based Senior Care Businessby James L. Ferry

    Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    How to Start a Senior Care Business  shows how to start and run a profitable, ethical, and satisfying home-based business in the field of senior care. The book covers the range of senior care businesses that are increasingly in demand today. more...

  • Hausgemeinschaftenby Gerd Palm; Bernd Bogert

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 16.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Altenhilfe ist sichtbar auf dem Weg der Professionalisierung, nicht immer aus eigener Kraft, aber doch unumkehrbar. Neue Paradigmen in der Pflege alter Menschen fordern Heime fachlich und konzeptionell heraus, wie etwa durch die Betonung des Wohnaspektes oder durch andere konzeptionelle und inhaltliche Perspektiven, die ein... more...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 24.67

    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...

  • Ageing at Homeby Theresa Cluning

    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...

  • Handbook of Social Work in Health and Agingby Barbara Berkman

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 83.99

    Presents research on social work with older people. This handbook provides knowledge and resources to equip social workers to care for an aging population. more...

  • El género y la reforma del sector saludby Hilary Standing

    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...

  • Integrating Care for Older Peopleby Christine Stanners; Christopher Foote

    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...

  • The Aging Networkby Donald E. Gelfand

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 45.00

    Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI. Reference for professionals on services for the elderly. Focuses on new programs, especially those mandated by the Older Americans Act. Lists federal, state, and local programs that can locate transportation, legal assistance, employment, income maintenance, and volunteer programs. Previous edition: c1993. Softcover,... 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...