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  • Policy and Program Planning for Older Adultsby Elaine T. Jurkowski

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 85.00

    Takes a public health/population health approach to the development of programs and services for older adults, including people with disabilities. This book also addresses the development of skills-building to shape programs and implementation of policies such as media advocacy, coalition building and health promotion frameworks. more...

  • Heimhilfeby Elisabeth Jedelsky

    Springer Vienna 2006; US$ 29.95

    Mit dem Älterwerden verändern sich die Lebensumstände. Was früher leicht von der Hand ging, fällt schwerer, ist alleine oder ohne fremde Hilfe nicht mehr zu bewältigen. Erstmals erhalten Heimhelferinnen und Heimhelfer ein umfassendes Nachschlagewerk. Der Aufbau des Werks lehnt sich an das Curriculum der Ausbildung an, beeinhaltet bevorstehende Änderungen... 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...

  • Caregivingby Victoria Bumagin; Kathryn Hirn

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 55.00

    Chock-full of descriptive case examples, this clearly written text is a must-read for social workers, nurses, and gerontologists. By focusing on the various facets of the caregiving experience--from the caregiver's perspective to those who receive care--the authors sensitize you to the ways in which caregiving is affected by the conditions, personalities,... more...

  • Assisted Living Administration and Managementby Darlene Yee; Andrea Boyle; Cristina Flores

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 80.00

    Essential for assisted living and senior housing administrators, as well as graduate students, this book contains the most practical guidelines for operating assisted living facilities. The authors provide advice on hiring and training staff, architecture and space management, and more. This multidisciplinary book is conveniently organized to cover... 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...

  • The Aging Networksby Kelly Niles-Yokum; Donna Wagner

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 60.00

    "Drs. Niles-Yokum and Wagner have written a comprehensive and accessible overview of aging services in the United States, from the evolution of a formal aging network through the older Americans Act to innovative new programs aimed at disaster preparedness, lifelong learning, and spiritual growth. This book should be required reading for every... more...

  • Providing Good Care at Night for Older Peopleby Heather Wilkinson; Diana Kerr

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95

    This book provides night staff, their managers and anyone else with an interest in care homes with the information and practical skills they need to deliver appropriate care at night. The authors look at nutrition and hydration, continence, challenging behaviour, medication, night time checking, pain management and end of life care. more...

  • Fighting poverty, inequality and injusticeby Alan Walker; Adrian Sinfield; Carol Walker

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 36.50

    This important book brings together many of the leading contributors in the field and provides a compelling manifesto for change in social justice. more...

  • Group and Individual Work with Older Peopleby Julie Heathcote; Swee Hong Chia; Jane Hibberd

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95

    Introducing the concept of PIE (Planning, Implementation and Evaluation), this resource will enable professionals working with older people to initiate and run successful activity-based programmes, either individually or in groups. The authors guide the reader through the processes, and provide step-by-step instructions for a range of activities. more...