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The Care Home Handbook

The Care Home Handbook Author Graham Mulley
ISBN-10 9781118690321
Release 2014-10-21
Pages 464
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“I would recommend each Home purchase a copy”- Ian Turner, Chair, Registered Nursing Home Association “Identifies a gap in the sector and offers a practical means of addressing the need.”- Des Kelly, OBE, Executive Director, National Care Forum The Care Home Handbook has one aim: to improve the care and wellbeing of residents in care homes. It informs, reminds and refreshes the reader's knowledge, enabling care homes to meet the essential standards of care required of them. Aimed at all nurses and healthcare assistants working in care homes, this invaluable, unique and jargon-free resource will help staff deliver skilful care, prevent poor practice, and build knowledge and confidence when working with older people. Grounded in everyday practice, this handbook promotes professional and person-centred care that is safe, high-quality, caring and compassionate. It features sections on the resident’s journey, values and standards, core nursing skills, common clinical conditions, medicines management, infection control, and risk.



Activities for Older People in Care Homes

Activities for Older People in Care Homes Author Sarah Crockett
ISBN-10 9780857008398
Release 2013-07-15
Pages 208
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When tasked with providing activities for older people in care homes, it can be difficult to know where to begin. What constitutes an activity? How can you make sure activities are as positive and person-centred as possible? What can you actually do? Written by an experienced activity coordinator, this handbook is an indispensable companion for others in this role. The author provides useful background information on dementia, the importance of activities and how to get to know residents through life story work. She addresses important practical considerations such as how to assess a resident for suitable activities, activity planning, timetabling, budgeting and money-stretching, as well as more subtle issues such as how to enthuse residents and staff to join in and how to deal with resistance from colleagues. An A-Z of inventive ideas and step-by-step instructions for activities as wide-ranging as arts and crafts, cooking, exercise, gardening, meditation, music, reminiscence, themed days and trips out is also included. Offering peer-to-peer advice and encouragement as well as a wealth of practical ideas and suggestions, this is essential reading for all those involved in activity planning for older people, including those with dementia, in care homes.



Handbook of Home Health Care Administration

Handbook of Home Health Care Administration Author Marilyn D. Harris
ISBN-10 9781284110340
Release 2015-10-01
Pages 1000
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Handbook of Home Health Care Administration, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive text that reflects the current state of home health care administration. With contributions from leading experts in the field, it addresses key aspects of home health care, including finance, human resource development, legal and ethical issues, management information systems, marketing, quality management, research, and current technology for patient care.



Home Care Nursing Handbook

Home Care Nursing Handbook Author Carolyn J. Humphrey
ISBN-10 0834210177
Release 1998
Pages 492
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Home Care Nursing Handbook - Considered By Readers As A Beacon Of Excellence In Home Care Nursing-Has Been Significantly Expanded. Reorganized For Quicker Access To Expert Guidance, The Text Devotes Separate Chapters To Interventions For Each Impairment. Use This Guide Every Day To Assess Situations Quickly, Develop Efficient Plans Of Care, Provide Accurate Intervention Strategies, Document Patient Care Quickly And Precisely, And Promote Quality Patient Outcomes. This Book Is A Vital Addition To Critical Pathways, Point-Of-Care Computer Systems, And OASIS Data Collection.



The Care Homes Legal Handbook

The Care Homes Legal Handbook Author Jeremy Cooper
ISBN-10 1843100649
Release 2002
Pages 171
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This handbook provides care home managers and related social work professionals with guidance and practical instruction in understanding the procedures and regulations involved in the Care Standards Act 2000. This is an indispensable and user-friendly guide for all those managing and working in residential care homes for older people.



The nursing home handbook

The nursing home handbook Author Jo Horne
ISBN-10 0673249247
Release 1989-07
Pages 172
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Older Americans are the fastest-growing population segment in the nation today, and it is estimated that at least 20 percent of those persons over age 65 will spend at least some time in a nursing home. For many, choosing a nursing home for an aging or ailing loved one can be a very difficult and expensive decision. This comprehensive guide is an indispensable tool for making that decision.



Practical Psychiatry in the Long Term Care Home

Practical Psychiatry in the Long Term Care Home Author David K Conn
ISBN-10 9781616763411
Release 2007-05
Pages 341
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This is a practical book, aimed at providing training and guidance for staff members in long-term care facilities. The goal is to help staff understand and solve the wide range of psychiatric and behavioral problems which are encountered on a day-to-day basis. Numerous clinical illustrations are presented. This material is invaluable for all team members: nurses, physicians, social workers, psychologists and occupational therapists. It is especially helpful for frontline health aids who work most closely with the residents, and for supervisors and administrators. As a result, it also serves as a useful tool for teaching students. The emphasis is on training all members of the staff to provide the highest quality of care, in the most cost-effective and productive manner. The authors have worked together for many years at the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, a large university affiliated, multilevel geriatric center, which has an international reputation for its excellence in the care of the elderly.



I Care

I Care Author Jennifer Brush and Kerry Mills
ISBN-10 9781452590738
Release 2014-02
Pages 174
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"I Care is a comprehensive book that offers a greater understanding of how to manage the difficulties of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias..." -- front cover



The Dementia Handbook

The Dementia Handbook Author Judy Cornish
ISBN-10 1541326555
Release 2017-03-13
Pages 108
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Providing dementia care is profoundly stressful for families and caregivers. People with dementia or Alzheimer's experience emotional distress, which leads to behavioral complications and the need for institutional care. However, if families and caregivers are able to identify the emotional needs caused by dementia and understand which skills are lost and which remain, they can lower the behavioral complications and their own stress. As the founder of the Dementia & Alzheimer's Wellbeing Network(R) (DAWN), Judy Cornish approaches dementia care with clear and empathetic methods that not only improve the lives of the individuals with dementia but also of those caring for them. Dementia and Alzheimer's are very personal and individual experiences-they vary from person to person. However, Cornish has identified a pattern in the abilities and disabilities of people living with dementia. Based on her findings, Cornish was able to develop methods for caregivers to ease emotional distress, which can quickly and safely resolve behavioral complications. Though people with dementia lose a sense of self, they are still the same person you always loved. Judy Cornish understands this. The Dementia Handbook: How to Provide Dementia Care at Home is the supportive guide you've been looking for as you walk alongside your loved one on this difficult-but potentially rewarding-new path.



Handbook for Ministers of Care

Handbook for Ministers of Care Author Genevieve Glen
ISBN-10 1568541023
Release 1997-01-01
Pages 89
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Includes a theology of sickness and suffering, advice on making pastoral visits and more.



Palliative Care for Care Homes

Palliative Care for Care Homes Author Christine Reddall
ISBN-10 9781846192487
Release 2008-11-25
Pages 167
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Care home workers increasingly work with people nearing the end of their lives, including people with medically complex conditions. However, many do not have a medical background and find that practical advice on how to address these people's very specific needs is scarce. In this book, Christine Reddall draws on almost four decades of nursing experience to create a clear and easy-to-read handbook primarily for workers caring for the dying in care homes, but which will also be of interest to family members caring for relatives with life-threatening conditions.'This is a resource book to provide information on palliative care. It is designed primarily to help carers who work in care homes of all categories. To my knowledge, this is the first book written solely for carers working in care homes that addresses the issues of caring for someone with palliative care needs. However, people with whom I have spoken to about this book, or who have read parts of it, have all said that it would also be a helpful resource to non-professional family carers who care for a family member in their own home. The style of this book is designed to be readable by all levels of carers, and I have endeavoured to keep the language and text as 'non-medical' as possible. I have tried to put myself in the shoes of carers, especially those without medical training, and think of what they want to know when caring for someone with a life threatening illness'



Family Day Care Home large Family Child Care Home Handbook

Family Day Care Home large Family Child Care Home Handbook Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:1021172327
Release 2017
Pages 46
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Family Day Care Home large Family Child Care Home Handbook has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Family Day Care Home large Family Child Care Home Handbook also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Family Day Care Home large Family Child Care Home Handbook book for free.



Martha Stewart s Homekeeping Handbook

Martha Stewart s Homekeeping Handbook Author Martha Stewart
ISBN-10 0517577003
Release 2006
Pages 744
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Combining professional expertise with the author's signature style, a comprehensive home care handbook takes readers step by step through the upkeep of every room in the house, covering everything from removing stains to replacing a window pane, and furnishes valuable t adivce on how to make a home safe and comfortable and how to maintain it properly. 500,000 first printing.



The Routledge Handbook of Social Care Work Around the World

The Routledge Handbook of Social Care Work Around the World Author Karen Christensen
ISBN-10 9781317043928
Release 2017-12-22
Pages 360
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Karen Christensen is Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, Norway. Her research and publications focus on welfare sociology based on her interests in social care, work, gender and migration. She has led or collaborated on a range of research projects, nationally and internationally, within areas such as elderly care, welfare and disability, comparative social policy, and the lives of migrant care workers. Doria Pilling is a sociologist and Honorary senior research fellow at the School of Health Services at City, University of London, UK. She has researched and published on a range of areas, including social disadvantage, case management, disability and employment, disability and technology, evaluation of service quality and comparative social policy.



The Home Health Aide Handbook

The Home Health Aide Handbook Author Jetta Lee Fuzy
ISBN-10 9781888343762
Release 2005-06
Pages 232
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The Home Health Aide Handbook is unlike any other handbook or pocket guide on the market. Not only is it inexpensive, but it?s full-color, loaded with photos and illustrations! Use it for training and encourage your aides to carry it with them into the field to use as a quick reference tool.The second edition contains updated information on:all of the federal requirements for home health aides a considerable emphasis on observing and reporting HIPAA and how to protect a client?s privacy home care focus boxes nutrition and the USDA?s MyPyramid numerous procedures emphasizing how they are performed in the home, including a new two-step procedure for taking blood pressure care guidelines for specific diseases pain management chart of medical and commonly-used abbreviations mercury-free thermometers home-care specific tips for housekeeping and cooking disaster guidelines comprehensive glossary, and easy-to-use index, including a table of where to find procedures



Caregiver s Handbook

Caregiver s Handbook Author Visiting Nurse Associations of America
ISBN-10 PSU:000043082186
Release 1998
Pages 192
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Addresses the needs of the home caregiver, offering guidance and emotional support, and including basic nursing procedures, advice on equipment, and hygiene tips



The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook

The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook Author Robert S. Porter
ISBN-10 1118115422
Release 2011-10-18
Pages 2352
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A comprehensive health care resource provides information on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of almost two hundred diseases and disorders as well as health issues affecting men, women, children, and the elderly.