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  • 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...

  • Baby Boomers of Colorby Melvin Delgado

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs, policies, and services. The absence of data is a testament to the invisibility of baby boomers of color in society and deeply affects the practice... more...

  • Beyond My Controlby Suzan Collins

    Hammersmith Books Limited 2013; US$ 7.28

    With 33 years' experience in health and social care, Suzan Collins believed she could ensure good care for her mother, and her family relied on her to do so. She was actually delivering training on best practice when she was first contacted with the news her mother had broken her leg at her nursing home and had been transferred to hospital. This is... 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...

  • The Concept and Measurement of Quality of Life in the Frail Elderlyby James E. Birren; James E. Lubben; Janice Cichowlas Rowe; Donna E. Deutchman

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    This work presents the first serious attempt to impose rigor on the definition and measurement of quality of life among the elderly. The book uses a conference to develop background but goes well beyond the meeting in terms of depth of reviews of the literature and of integration among the chapters. This book is intended for use by researchers in the... more...

  • Developing Excellent Care for People Living with Dementia in Care Homesby Pete Calveley; Jason Corrigan; Sue Goldsmith; Caroline Baker

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95

    The award-winning PEARL programme has been proven to dramatically increase the wellbeing of people with dementia living in care homes. This concise and accessible guide describes the key criteria of the programme, and explains how dementia care practitioners and managers can implement them in their own care homes to achieve excellence. more...

  • Die Fixierung in der Altenpflege aus strafrechtlicher Sichtby Ina Hoppach

    Tectum Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Freiheitsentziehende Maßnahmen sind in der Altenpflege tägliche Realität. Die Fixierung stellt dabei im Lichte der Menschen- und Grundrechte die gravierendste Form freiheitsentziehender Maßnahmen für die Betroffenen dar. Sie kommt vorwiegend zur Anwendung, um einer krankheits- oder gebrechlichkeitsbedingten Sturzgefahr entgegenzuwirken und die damit... more...

  • Doe-het-zelfzorg-boekby Cilia Linssen; A. M. The; S. van Roosmalen

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2010; US$ 39.99

    Voor je ligt het Doe-het-zelfzorg-boek. Een werkboek dat jou als verzorgende kan helpen bij het zorgen voor jezelf. Er wordt veel gesproken over zorg voor zorgenden en hoe belangrijk dat is om je hoofd boven water te houden en het werk leuk te blijven vinden. Als je goed voor jezelf kunt zorgen, kun je ook goed voor anderen zorgen. Maar hoe doe je... 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...

  • Elder Care Made Easierby Marion Somers

    Addicus Books 2006; US$ 9.99

    Do You Find Yourself in the Role of Caregiver?    If you are caring for an aging parent, spouse, or other loved one, you are not alone. Statistics show that nearly 25 percent of all households in the United States are providing care for an elderly person. Although you may be willing to help, you may find the task comes with unexpected challenges.... more...