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  • The Oxford Handbook of Social Work in Health and Agingby Daniel Kaplan; Barbara Berkman

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 139.99

    This Second Edition of the Handbook addresses the evolving interdisciplinary health care context and the broader social work practice environment, as well as advances in the knowledge base which guides social work service delivery in health and aging. This includes recent enhancements in the theories of gerontology, innovations in clinical interventions,... 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...

  • Lösungen zum Arbeitsbuch für die zusätzliche Betreuungskraftby Friedhelm Henke

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 4.76

    Diese Lösungen gehören zu dem Werk "Arbeitsbuch für die zusätzliche Betreuungskraft" (ISBN 978-3-17-029743-2), das auf die aktuellen Richtlinien der §§ 87b Abs. 3 und 45b SGB XI zur Betreuungsarbeit in stationären Pflegeeinrichtungen abgestimmt ist. Es beginnt mit dem Basiskurs. Diesem folgen Arbeitshilfen für das Betreuungspraktikum, der... more...

  • Altern im "globalen Dorf"by Charlotte Schamfuß

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 9.54

    Das Altern in einer pluralistisch geprägten Gesellschaft will gelernt sein; es verlangt ein kultursensibles Miteinander - hervorgerufen durch Globalisierungs- und Internationalisierungsprozesse -, auf das wir vorbereitet werden sollten. Das vorliegende Büchlein zeigt uns Wege auf, wie uns das Zusammenrücken und Zusammenleben gelingen kann, wenn wir... more...

  • Family Caregiving in the New Normalby Joseph Gaugler; Robert L. Kane

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Family Caregiving in the New Normal discusses how the drastic economic changes that have occurred over the past few years have precipitated a new conversation on how family care for older adults will evolve in the future. This text summarizes the challenges and potential solutions scientists, policy makers, and clinical providers must address... 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...

  • What to Do to Retire Successfullyby Martin B. Goldstein

    New Horizon Press 2015; US$ 15.95

    Seventy-seven million baby boomers are slated to retire over the next twenty years: this boils down to approximately 10,000 daily (The Fiscal Times) . Many are inadequately prepared, emotionally as well as financially. In What to Do to Retire Successfully , Goldstein lays out a step-by-step approach to achieving a successful and content retirement.... more...

  • The Age of Dignityby Ai-jen Poo

    The New Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    Ai-jen Poo is the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and a co-director of the Caring Across Generations Campaign. In 2000, she co-founded Domestic Workers United, and in 2014 she was named as one of twenty-one MacArthur Fellows. She lives in New York City. more...

  • Counseling Older Peopleby Charlene M. Kampfe

    Wiley 2015; US$ 52.95

    This book provides insight into the primary issues faced by older adults; the services and benefits available to them; and the knowledge base, techniques, and skills necessary to work effectively in a therapeutic relationship. Dr. Kampfe offers empirically and anecdotally based strategies and interventions for dealing with clients’ personal... more...