6 edition of Caring for the Older Person found in the catalog.
March 23, 2007
Written in English
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biopsychosocial needs and capabilities of the older person. It is important that an older person’s adaptive capability (12,13), or the constellation of resources that are needed to ride out and overcome age-related declines, can be measured and mobilized. Services need to be organised to provide continuity care for the older person, across. friend or relative due to that person’s illness or disability, and that we do for our own health.” This book is focused on that dual role: you provide care for someone else – the “caring” part of Caring and Coping. Just as importantly, you also must take care of yourself – the “coping” portion of this book.
Karen Hitchcock is the author of the award-winning short-story collection Little White Slips and Dear Life: On caring for the elderly (Quarterly Essay 57) and a regular contributor to the Monthly. She is a staff physician in acute and general medicine at a large city public hospital, and has a /5. Elder care is an issue that is growing in most industrialized nations. Due to technological advances and changing demographics, there is greater need for social services and medical care for seniors. The number of seniors in society is increasing as is the proportion of the elderly to the general population.
an Individualised Person Centred Approach to Nursing Care with and for Older People This essay explores the idea of Person Centred Care and the significance it has in caring for an older patient. Issues related to patients incapable of taking part in their care will also be discussed. “An elderly person who cannot see beneath the surface should donate his brain to a mechanic workshop for an experimental quick fix tutorial with apprentices.” ― Vincent Okay Nwachukwu, Weighty 'n' Worthy African Proverbs - Volume 1.
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The Care of the Older Person is broken up into chapters written by an esteemed group of doctors and researchers, each covering a different aspect of elder care. Overview of the Field (by Jose Morais, MD) p resents an in-depth overview of the current state of geriatric medicine, including the unique challenges and opportunities characterizing this growing field today.
Caring for the Older Person was written by prominent personalities in the fields of geriatric nursing and sociology. It is a book written for caregivers of older persons who need to understand the meaning of aging and its implications on both the individual and by: 4.
The book is based on a holistic approach rather than the medical model of caring for the older person and this gives the reader an appreciation of their own values and beliefs about nursing care. Ms Julie Tilstone. Education, Douglas Macmillan Hospice.
Ap Caring for the Older Person is an essential resource for health care professionals, trainees, care assistants, or paid carers, whose work involves caring for an older person; or a lay person - someone who needs to acquire skill and confidence to care for an older friend, neighbour or relative.4/5(2).
This revised third edition of Caring for the Older Person has been refreshed to comply with the Skills for Care Common Induction Standards for newly appointed care workers.
It also takes into account the guidelines being developed by the Care Quality Commission and the Qualifications and Credit framework. Care of the older person assignment sample by Ireland Assignment Help. Whether you’re a scholar in an aged care course of nursing course or any other course from Irish universities and college, You must have to Caring for the Older Person book an assignment on the care of older person during the course.
you must agree to the fact that you have to complete lots of assignments on caring of the elderly during the care. Care of the Older Person has been written specifically for these caregivers and provides information necessary to understand and implement good working practices.
Written in a clear, easy-to-follow style, this highly illustrated book is both informative and interesting, and encourages active reader participation/5(2).
Caring for Older People in Australia covers the issues facing older Australians and details ways to promote their well-being and preserve their dignity. This text uses a person-centred, primary healthcare focus. It is designed to give you the knowledge and skills needed to work as a health professional across a range of aged care settings.
Caring for older people: A shared approach London: SAGE we do bring professional knowledge and expertise to the relationship when working with older people.
The aim of this book is to provide a means of navigating through the many concepts that have emerged over the past decade related to working with older people, guiding you, the reader.
Caring for Older People. is a timely and welcome addition to the nursing and health-care literature. The book introduces and describes collaborative ways of working with older people, ensuring that students and practitioners are better equipped to provide consistently high-quality care that can make a positive difference to the lives of older people and their families.
Caring for Dependent Older Persons details the knowledge that a caregiver should have when caring for an older person who is dependent on his/her care.
The main part of this book is a step-by-step guide on all the necessary skills needed when helping an older person with his/her Activities of Daily Living, monitoring of the person's health and the overall care of the older : World Scientific Publishing Company.
Caring for Older People: a Partnership Model. As our lifespans increase, more and more of us are faced with the question: how can we care for older people more effectively. Join course for free. Duration 2 weeks. Weekly study 3 hours. Learn Free. Extra Benefits From $64 Find out more. Caring for older people encompasses complex physical, social and psychological needs, and poses many diverse challenges for nurses.
Caring for Older People in the Community provides nurses with an up to date practical resource that explores these challenges. Throughout the book the use of reflection points and scenarios enable the reader to reflect on current issues and consider how. The aim of caring is to promote health.
The global trend is that people are living longer, but in many cases, there is no support system for the care of older people, leading to major challenges in ensuring their health and well-being.
The proportion of older people is expected to increase globally, and skilled healthcare professionals will be required to care for : Sandra Pennbrant, Margareta Karlsson. The number of older people in our society is increasing rapidly and as they age, the demand for safe, effective care is growing.
This book offers readers the knowledge and skill to provide all aspects of care. Caring for the Older Person is written in six sections, covering the fundamental needs of an older person: Assistance with personal cleansing Assistance with movement Assistance to.
This book is part of the Transforming Nursing Practice series, written specifically to support nursing students on the new degree programme.
As medical advances become more sophisticated, average life expectancies continue to grow. This presents significant challenges to the healthcare system, and caring for older people is now the concern of every nurse.
Get this from a library. Caring for older people in nursing. [Sue Barker, (Registered mental health nurse);] -- As medical advances become more sophisticated, average life expectancies continue to grow.
This presents significant challenges to the health care system, and caring for older people is now every. Caring for Older People in the Community provides nurses with an up to date practical resource that explores these challenges. Throughout the book the use of reflection points and scenarios enable the reader to reflect on current issues and consider how underpinning theory supports practice.
This book aims to help you understand how to care for older people in any care setting. It uniquely focuses on person-centred, humanised care in addition to physical care, helping you to examine attitudes towards older people in healthcare and combat negative stereotypes. The work-based activities develop the knowledge and skills needed to be an effective care worker.
Information is presented clearly and simply throughout, making Caring for Older People an invaluable book for those training in the care sector or caring for an older person in their home. The number of older people in our society is increasing rapidly and as they age, the demand for safe, effective care is growing.
This book offers readers the knowledge and skill to provide all aspects of care. Caring for the Older Person is written in six sections, covering the fundamental needs of an older person: Assistance with personal.This book aims to help nursing students understand how to care for older people in any care setting.
It uniquely focuses on person-centred, humanised care in addition to physical care, helping students to examine attitudes towards older people in health care and combat negative stereotypes. Buy The Essential Family Guide to Caring for Older People 1 by Stone, Deborah, Green, Professor Martin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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