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  1. The Art of Dementia Care

    The Art of Dementia Care

    Paperback/ 96 pages/ 2007/ The Art of Dementia Care is a practical guide intended for all who provide support, encouragement and care for people with dementia. Using a relationship model of care, you will learn how you can make a positive difference in the lives of those with dementia. Discussion and examples will challenge you to reflect on your attitude and behavior towards people with dementia and teach you to provide thoughtful care to each person in your care. The authors draw upon examples from common clinical situations to highlight how to practice the art of dementia care through the recognition of the limits of people with dementia and the promotion of their strengths and abilities. Learn More

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    BKS000021

    $7.89
  2. Insiders Guide to Better Nursing Home Care

    Insiders Guide to Better Nursing Home Care

    75 Tips you should know/ 222 pages/ Paperback/ 2009/ As the baby-boomer generation ages, nursing home care is likely to become a major social problem. New residents will put huge strains on already short staffing at a time when funding to government-assisted homes (75 per cent of all nursing homes) is lower than ever. Based on her ten years of experience working as a Licensed Practical Nurse in many care facilities, attorney Donna M. Reed shares her insider knowledge to help ensure that nursing home residents receive the best care possible. Reed focuses on the following key points: The legal requirements of nursing homes regarding delivery of care/ The ways in which many nursing homes regularly break these laws/ Detailed descriptions of how the typical nursing home operates/ The responsibilities of each nursing home employee/ Nursing home inspections/ Residents rights/ How to avoid substandard care/ What actions to take to improve nursing home life Learn More

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    BKS000022

    $9.37
  3. Providing Home Care: A Textbook for Home Health Aides

    Providing Home Care: A Textbook for Home Health Aides

    Paperback/ 415 pages/ 2008/ Beautiful illustrations and clear photographs with color tabs for easy location of material/ Chapters that are organized around learning objectives and are written at a low reading level/ Creative methods to teach care and related observations, ways to promote independence, and new information on abuse and neglect/ New material on MyPyramid and expanded sections on special diets and nutritional supplements/ New information on advance directives/ Expanded section on disasters and related guidelines/ Additional information and ways to care for clients with Alzheimer's disease/ Up-to-date sections on CPR and infectious diseases/ Chapter-ending material which develops critical thinking, as well as tests the chapter/ A new glossary at the end of the textbook Learn More

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    BKS000023

    $27.30
  4. The Active Workshop: Practical Strategies for Facilitating Professional Learning

    The Active Workshop: Practical Strategies for Facilitating Professional Learning

    Paperback/ 152 pages/ 2010/ "Administrators and workshop facilitators will find this book to be exactly what is needed in designing a workshop that takes advantage of teachers' prior knowledge, helps them to deepen their understanding of workshop content and processes, and find ways to be more effective." Learn More

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    BKS000024

    $17.99
  5. Senior Housing: Looking Towards the Third Millennium

    Senior Housing: Looking Towards the Third Millennium

    Paperback/ 203 pages/ 1998/ Senior Housing is a comprehensive guide to the valuation, market analysis, design, development, management, and financing of senior housing. The text covers ongoing changes in the senior housing and health care industries and includes valuation case studies relating to skilled nursing and assisted-living facilities. Learn More

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    BKS000025

    $9.99
  6. Insiders Guide to Dementia Care

    Insiders Guide to Dementia Care

    What you should know about assisted living, Alzheimer's, and Dementia care/ paperback/ 214 pages/ 2009/ The Insider's Guide to Dementia Care strives to inform consumers about the growing crisis of dementia care in assisted living. The authors provide families with the knowledge and resources they need to stand up for the rights of their loved ones: the right to be treated with dignity and the right to be cared for by properly trained professionals. More importantly, the book serves to encourage and motivate readers to take direct action toward the goal of improved care. Learn More

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    BKS000026

    $9.99
  7. Quick Reference to Wound Care

    Quick Reference to Wound Care

    Paperback/ 238 pages/ 2008/ Quick Reference to Wound Care, Third Edition provides healthcare professional with the information they need to provide optimal care to patients in the most cost-effective manner. This is a nuts-and-bolts resource that cover the basics of wound care from A to Z, illustrating the most common wound types with color photographs. There are numerous exhibits to aid clinicians in assessment, documentation, and day-to-day treatment of wounds. Quick Reference to Wound Care provides step-by-step instructions for developing a care plan for patients with wounds; it addresses the normal healing process, basics of wound management, and topical treatments, as well as the major wound types that most commonly seen by healthcare professions and nurses in the home healthcare setting. Learn More

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    BKS000027

    $49.30
  8. How to Start a Home Based Senior Care Business

    How to Start a Home Based Senior Care Business

    Develop a winning business plan/ Market your services to families/ Create a fee structure/ Paperback/ 168 pages/ 2010/ This book is packed with charts and worksheets, including a: Sample Monthly Business Expense Worksheet/ Business Brochure Checklist/ Profit and Loss Calculation Chart/ Home Office Deduction Qualification Chart/ Sample Guerrilla-style Marketing Plan. Learn More

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    BKS000028

    $8.59
  9. Co-Production and Personalisation in Social Care

    Co-Production and Personalisation in Social Care

    The changing relationships in the provision of social care/ paperback/ pre-loved/ Co-Production is a model of practice in which service providers work with service users in the provision of social care service- in effect, a working partnership. This book explores the theory and practice of this developing innovative practice in social work and related field. Drawing together key figures in the field of social care, this book will be essential reading for social care practitioners and service providers, academics, researchers and student. Learn More

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    BKS000300

    $16.58
  10. Improving Care in the Nursing Home

    Improving Care in the Nursing Home

    Comprehensive reviews of clinical research in nursing homes/ paperback/ pre-loved/ 360 pages/ This volume provides systematic reviews of the state of clinical and health services research, in particular patient-care problem areas pertinent to nursing homes. Each chapter defines progress on a specific nursing home clinical problem and provides a critical synthesis and review of research information. Topics covered include: medication use; infection control; pressure ulcers; falls; urinary incontinence; and behavioral problems. Learn More

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    BKS000301

    $35.69

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