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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ambient Assisted Living (AAL): ein Zukunftskonzept für die Wohnungswirtschaft?by Melanie Rosliwek-Hollering

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.77

    Die Auswirkungen des demographischen Wandels lassen sich für die Wohnungswirtschaft nicht wegdiskutieren, sondern werden immer bedeutsamer. Hieraus ergeben sich neue Aufgaben, aber auch Chancen und Möglichkeiten für bisher nicht genutzte oder gekannte Märkte. Es gilt, nicht nur den Wohnungsbestand altengerecht anzupassen, sondern mit modernen Technologien... more...

  • Alter, Migration und Soziale Arbeitby Kathrin Hahn

    transcript 2014; US$ 35.68

    Wird die Forderung nach »kultursensibler Altenhilfe« den Lebenslagen hilfesuchender Migrantinnen und Migranten im Alter gerecht? Oder unterliegt sie der Gefahr, sich in ethnischen Zuschreibungen zu verstricken? Kathrin Hahn untersucht den Stellenwert von Ethnizität und Kultur im sozialpädagogischen Handeln. Sie geht der Frage nach, inwiefern ethnische... more...

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

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2010; US$ 49.99

    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...

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

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    How to Start a Home-Based Senior Care Business contains everything you need to know 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. 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...

  • Twenty-Five Years of the Life Reviewby Robert Disch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    In this thought-provoking book, professionals in the field of aging examine the history and concept of the life review. The life review--a theory about the nature of the life cycle first presented in 1962--has become a foundation for program development with the elderly. This unique analysis of the life review goes beyond the early formulation both... more...

  • Self-Neglectby James G O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    Understand the complex ethical, legal, medical, and psychological issues of the most common form of elder abuse! Self-Neglect examines the social, ethical, medical, and practical implications of the most prevalent form of elder abuse. It can be difficult to diagnose and treat, and it poses ethical questions that cannot be answered simply. Yet it is... 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...