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Caring for older people

Central Health Services Council. Nursing and Midwifery Advisory Committee.

Caring for older people

a nursing priority : integrating knowledge, practice and values

by Central Health Services Council. Nursing and Midwifery Advisory Committee.

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Published by Department of Health in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementreport by the Nursing and Midwifery Advisory Committee.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Health.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18593833M

The book takes a positive stance on ageing, celebrating the fact that in the Western world we live longer and healthier with a focus on the well-being of the individual. Key features: Easy-to-read introduction for nursing students, with a chapter on making the most of placements with older people;. This presents significant challenges to the healthcare system, and caring for older people is now the concern of every nurse. 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.

Drawing on the multidisciplinary expertise of Australia’spreeminent academics and clinicians from the aged care community,Caring for Older People in Australia presents undergraduatestudents with a holistic guide to care provision in a rapidlygrowing sector. In recognition that clinical competencies and‘issues’ do not occur in isolation, the text integratesthe most up-to-date Format: Paperback. Around 50% of the more than 1 million cases of shingles each year are in people age 60 and older. Vaccination Between 5 and 10 million Americans acquire pneumonia, 35 to 50 million are afflicted with influenza, and 1 million get herpes zoster (shingles)--each year.

Evaluating Community Care for Elderly People (ECCEP) is the most of a series of studies conducted around a distinct theoretical framework which has been developed at the PSSRU since the Unit's establishment at the University of Kent in Author: Linda Bauld, John Chesterman, Bleddyn Davies, Ken Judge, Roshni Mangalore.   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 : SAGE Publications.


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The Essential Family Guide to Caring for Older People is the ultimate source of information and help for families with care responsibilities. Deborah Stone draws on her extensive experience working in elder care to offer practical advice on every aspect of the field in-depth.

Caring for older people: A shared approach London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi 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.

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.

Crucially, the book also offers help on how to cope as a carer with practical advice on juggling family, work and your caring responsibilities while looking after yourself.

'A clear, simple guide to a very complex process. All aspects of supporting older people are to be found in this incredibly comprehensive and useful publication.'. Caring for Older People 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.

Providing an accessible, evidence-based framework and a wealth of practical strategies which can be Cited by: 5. 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. 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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Written by Muriel R. Gillick, MD, a geriatrician with more than 30 years' experience caring for older people, this book highlights the importance of understanding your friend's or family member's overall health.

With compassion and expertise, this book will help you "think like a doctor." The content • helps you navigate the health-care systemFormat: Paperback. 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 Edition comprises 10 teaching and learning cases on Caring for Older People in an Ageing Society, and 12 cases on Making Difficult Decisions with Patients and Families. Each case is supported by expert commentaries highlighting ethical issues and a practice perspective by a professional in healthcare or social care offering practical.

Caring for Older People book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for : 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 older people. [Jacci Stoyle] A book for students on a variety of pre-vocational courses, including BTEC and City and Guilds Caring Courses which contain a component on care of the elderly.

the cared for --Families and older people --The ageing process --Old age and illness --Old age and mental infirmity --Caring in the. This paper describes a study that more fully articulates the types of relational knowledge that underpins compassion from the perspectives of older people, relatives and staff and considers how such knowledge is generated and used in practice in the form of ‘appreciative caring conversations’ (Dewar, ).

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Now in its Fifth Edition, this text provides a comprehensive and wellness-oriented approach to the theory and practice of gerontologic nursing. Organized around the author's unique "functional consequences theory" of gerontologic nursing, the book explores "normal" age-related changes and risk factors that often interfere with optimal health and functioning, to effectively identify and teach.

Since older people are living longer, there are more of them. Meantime, many countries are experiencing economic downturns.

As a result, levels of tension may increase among the various bodies that contribute to providing elder care, for instance, on local, regional and national levels as well as at the service level: health care workers and.

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 Singapore Bioethics Casebook Project at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine is a free and open-access online casebook for continuing professional education in the ethics of healthcare and social care.

The Edition comprises 10 teaching and learning cases on Caring for Older People in an Ageing Society, and 12 cases on Making Difficult Decisions with Patients and Families.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.