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A Handbook of practical care for the frail elderly

A Handbook of practical care for the frail elderly

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Published by Oryx Press in Phoenix, AZ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Home care -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Aged,
  • Health Services for the Aged,
  • Home Care Services,
  • Mental Health Services,
  • Social Work

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementby Merlin A. Taber ... [et al.] ; photographs by Jean Clough.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    ContributionsTaber, Merlin A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC952.5 .H3454 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2739790M
    ISBN 100897742893
    LC Control Number86042557
    OCLC/WorldCa13821283

    Handbook of Geriatric Oncology: Practical Guide to Caring for the Older Cancer Patient is a practical resource for oncologists and related clinicians who want to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care to the elderly and over treatment of frail patients is needed. In this book preoperative health status of the elderly undergoing major.   The frail elderly. This essential handbook provides a practical, accessible guide to all emergency situations encountered in the critical care setting. Emergencies are very common in the critical care setting and this book helps critical care staff identify patients at risk, how to manage them, and be prepared.

    Handbook for Care Assistants: Practical Guide to Caring for Elderly People [Benson, Sue] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Handbook for Care Assistants: Practical Guide to Caring for Elderly People. Congregational and Pastoral Care Giving with Senior Members Version 3 of 13 Ministry of Care with Our Elder Members The ministry presented here focuses on how we care for our elders and those at the end of life.

    Geriatric Palliative Care covers a broad spectrum of issues characterizing care near the end of life for older adults. Beginning with the social and cultural context of old age and frailty, this volume details specific aspects of palliative care relevant to particular disorders (e.g. cancer, strokes, dementia, etc.) as well as individual symptoms (e.g., pain, fatigue, anxiety, etc.). Description: This book is the British Medical Association’s statement on the ethics related to care of the elderly, written and reviewed by a panel of renowned medical ethicists. As such it is an authoritative and considered reference, written in an accessible, non jargon so as to be useful for anyone charged with looking after the elderly.


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Camilla. This book describes the key features of high quality care for frail elderly patients in acute hospital settings. With chapters on assessment and the characteristic non-specific ways that patients tend to present (such as 'confusion', 'collapse query cause' and 'off legs'), this practical guide is ideal to have on-hand/5(7).

THE ELDERCARE HANDBOOK combines a daughter’s compassion with the expertise of a trusted professional, thanks to Stella Henry’s unique experiences as both a daughter who cared for her father at home and her mother in long-term care, and a year veteran administrator who has counseled thousands of families on care by: 2.

This handbook explores a number of different topics which can make the role of caregiver easier, and at the same time, help the person receiving the care.

Throughout this handbook, caregiving refers to the person giving care, and care-receiver the elderly person receiving the care. Read the latest articles of Geriatric Nursing atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature.

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The exercise programming guidelines provided in this book focus on functional fitness training and safety and demonstrate how physical activities supervised by activities personnel can strongly benefit participants'quality of life.

Exercise Programming for Older Adults guarantees that exercise programming attains a balance between the three major physical components--aerobic. Medicaid for the Elderly and People with Disabilities Handbook; Medicaid for the Elderly and People with Disabilities Handbook.

Chapter A, General Information and MEPD Groups; O Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Section O Waiver Programs and Managed Care. O Waiver Programs and Managed Care. The idea for this book grew out of the experiences of the Elderly Renters Project designed to train housing managers and social services providers to work with elderly tenants.

This book is an attempt to address the complex issues that housing managers and social service providers identified growing out of their work with elderly tenants. Frailty is a common syndrome that is associated with vulnerability to poor health outcomes. Frail older people have increased risk of morbidity, institutionalization and death, resulting in burden to individuals, their families, health care services and society.

Assessment and treatment of the frail individual provide many challenges to clinicians working with older people. Bythe elderly (≥year-old) world population is projected to exceed one billion individuals. This demographic megatrend has brought topics such as physiological age and frailty to the forefront of medical research efforts around the globe.

The concept of frailty has evolved significantly since the mid-twentieth century. The outdated stereotype of a “thin, stooped, slow. A great solution is to use books on tape, also called audio books.

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The Caregivers' Roller Coaster: A Practical Guide to Caregiving for the Frail Elderly (A Campion book)Reviews: 1. care. The handbook is intended for use by anybody who exercises a ministry of pastoral care – ministers, elders, parish visitors, youth leaders, homegroup leaders, and so on.

It can be a basis for individual reflection or group discussion. The various sections can be read sequentially like a book, or they can. health status of frail, older patients. Therefore, elements of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment should be incorporated into the acute and long-term care provided to these elderly individuals.”3 Notice that Care Planning and Geriatric Assessment Cathy Jo Cress CHAPTER5 92 10/7/15 PM.

Publisher Summary. This chapter reviews the culture and mental health in later life of a human being. The chapter presents some conceptions of culture that take into account its functions vis-a-vis the social collectivity and its functions vis-a-vis individual personality.

It also focuses on two related phenomena: (1) the special role that older individuals play in maintaining the ritual. Care as usual for the frail elderly can be described as reactive, as GPs are usually consulted at the patient’s initiative.

As gatekeepers, GPs refer frail elderly patients to both care and curative services in the secondary and tertiary echelons. Care as usual does not include case management or formal multidisciplinary collaboration.

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It offers support for ordinary men and women - not trained professionals - who find themselves. A handbook for care partners of persons with dementia.

Includes positive, solution-focused practices that SLPs can implement with nursing staff. This program enrolled frail seniors in a team-based community care program. 10 After enrolment, patients received a comprehensive geriatric assessment and the team used a number of care protocols in collaboration with the primary care provider.

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Frailty definition and presentations. Frailty is a state of increased vulnerability to poor resolution of homeostasis following a stress, which increases the risk of adverse outcomes including falls, delirium and disability (3, 5, 6).It is a long established clinical expression that implies concern over an older person’s vulnerability and prognosis.