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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Assisted Living Nursing/ Manual for Management and Practice

    Assisted Living Nursing/ Manual for Management and Practice

    Paperback/ 416 pages/ 2009/ This book provides a comprehensive overview of both management activities and clinical competencies for assisted living nurses. Management: Ethics in nursing practice/ Regulatory oversight and reimbursement/ Organization culture/ Leadership theories and styles/ Conflict and resolution/ Finance and budget management/ Risk assessment. Clinical Practice: Admission-transfer-discharge assessment/ Infection Control/ Cultural aspects of care/ Geriatric clinical syndromes and disorders/ Palliative and hospice care principles/ Rehabilitation/restorative nursing/ Theories of aging. Ultimately, this book serves as the definitive, one-stop resource, addressing virtually every topic of interest to assisted living nurses. Learn More

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    BKS000019

    $50.00
  4. Assisted Living Administration and Management

    Assisted Living Administration and Management

    Effective practices and model programs in elder care/ paperback/ 440 pages/ 2010/ Assisted Living Administration and Management contains all the essentials for students new to the field, as well as nuanced information for professions looking to fine-tune their skills. This comprehensive resource provides deeper insights to address the ever-changing world of the assisted living community, containing effective best practices and model programs in elder care. The authors provide the necessary tools and tops to maximize the overall health, safety, and comfort of residents. Learn More

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    BKS000018

    $47.00
  5. The Keys to Senior Housing/ A Guide for Two Generations

    The Keys to Senior Housing/ A Guide for Two Generations

    Paperback/ 195 pages/ 2009/ Where should senior citizens live? Both seniors and adult children will learn how to decide about staying in the current home with modifications or moving to more appropriate housing like retirement communities or assisted living facilities. For seniors, it validates your self-worth and guides you through each stage. For adult children, it teaches you how to direct your parent into finding the safest possible housing. By learning about these topics of modifying the current home or deciding to move, doing the homework, learning about the many housing choices, having the interview, downsizing, moving in, and acclimating, you will have the keys to successful senior living. Both generations should participate in the conversation that flows from "I am not ready" to "I do not want to move" to "I am not sure" to the realization of "I love it here". Learn More

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    BKS000013

    $16.63
  6. Living fior the Elderly/ A Design Manual

    Living fior the Elderly/ A Design Manual

    Hardcover/ 248 pages/ 2009/ Quality living in old age is one of the important topics of our time. Architects and builders can contribute innovative types of housing, intelligent concepts for barrier-free buildings, and advanced systems of care for people who are fragile or suffering from dementia. Intelligent design solutions can push back the limits on housing and care, on residential architecture and care facilities, on individual, collective, and assisted forms of housing, and even on the various phases of life in favor of a comprehensive trend toward integrated forms of housing. This volume in the series Design Manuals optimizes the concept, content and presentation of the series to improve it use by the customer. A third of the volume provides detailed expert information from around fifteen contributors, including general questions of energy management and sustainability, open space, and product design. A section of examples provides a building typology , presenting approximately forty international buildings in analyses of up to eight pages that offer exemplary solutions for multigenerational buildings, assisted living, housing for people with dementia and other special target groups, old persons homes, nursing homes, and integrated projects Learn More

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    BKS000009

    $55.01
  7. Long Term Care Sector Vital to USA Economy

    Long Term Care Sector Vital to USA Economy

    Report 2011/ This report outlines the importance of senior care and the facilities that support caring to the USA's economy. The report shows that the long term care industry generates $529 billion in total economic activity, supports and creates over 5.4 million jobs, and returns over $60 billion in taxes back to federal and state governments annually. Long term care supports 3.7% of the nation's Gross Domestic Product (GDP)/ There are 10 states in which long term care employs more than 10,000 individuals/ Long term care is a top ten employer base in 172 congressional districts/ There are 50 congressional districts where long term care employs more than 10,000 individuals/ In 25 of 29 congressional districts in New York long term care is in the top ten employers/ Learn More

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    REP000250

    $5.00
  8. Top Senior Living Trends

    Top Senior Living Trends

    Report/ A survey of 600 senior living organizations to identify the top trends in seniors housing for 2011. The study revealed trends primarily relating to the aging Baby Boomers'. Priorities include an increased focus on independence, fitness programs, wellness coaches and spa services. In the survey, three out of ten providers surveyed already have some type of arrangement with a nearby college or university, a trend that will likely increase as seniors demand access to meaningful activities and intellectual stimulation. Learn More

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    REP000243

    $5.00
  9. Graduates of Residential Property Management Programs: What Influences Their Careers?

    Graduates of Residential Property Management Programs: What Influences Their Careers?

    Report 2010 / The United States is experiencing a decrease in homeownership rates as a result of the housing crisis, the recession, more stringent lending policies for homebuyers, and high foreclosure rates. In addition, there is pent-up demand from the echo boomer population, who uaully rent but are currently more likely to live with their parents until the economy improves. Moreover, State of the Nation's Housing 2010 (joint Center for Housing Studies, 2010) reports an increase in renters among minority households and baby boomers. All of these factors suggest an increase in the demand for apartments. Along with this increase in demand, there will be an increased need for well-trained property management professionals. Retaining existing talent and finding new professionals are the two top priorities for most real estate firms today. Learn More

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    REP000217

    $5.00
  10. Ageing population a business opportunity

    Ageing population a business opportunity

    Report/ 2011/ Researches show that the biggest frustrations for some older people are feeling overlooked by frontline staff, being bewildered by new technology, and the physical barriers put in place by businesses. This three-year study focuses on the interaction between older people and business. For instance, why do deli sections in supermarkets put their 'ring for attention' bells on the top of the cabinets, where people in wheelchairs can't reach them? are some building doors so heavy that people with walking frames struggle to get through them, and why are the seats in many waiting rooms so low when many older people find them embarrassingly difficult or impossible to get out of?" Learn More

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    REP000261

    $5.00

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