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Caring for Older People

Caring for Older People

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Addresses the care of older people in the community, nursing and residential homes, and in the hospital setting. This book charts the development of this nursing speciality and contains a range of evidence-based material covering various aspects such as quality of life, mobility, social interaction, sexuality, community perspectives and others.
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Caring for Older People Summary


Caring for Older People: Developing Specialist Practice addresses the care of older people in the community, nursing and residential homes, and in the hospital setting. This unique text charts the development of this nursing specialty and contains a broad range of up-to-date, evidence-based material covering aspects such as quality of life, mobility, social interaction, sexuality, community perspectives and the care of those with learning disabilities or mental health problems.



Written by a well-respected group of clinical experts, this comprehensive text adopts a positive, modern approach to nursing older people, and recognises that the goals of the older person are concentrated on independence.



This book is highly recommended for nursing students at both pre- and post- registration levels who are specialising in caring for older people. It will also be of interest to health and social services staff who are responsible for caring for older people, and for staff working in nursing and residential homes.

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Caring for Older People Reviews


Undoubtedly a useful book which maps out many areas of significance to the care of older people.
Journal of Dementia Care

I would recommend this book for all professionals to dip into... it should be part of any specialist library available for staff caring for older people.
Age and Aging

...recommend this book for all professionals to dip into...should be part of any specialist library available for staff caring for older people
Age and Ageing

Table of Contents


The ageing process
Maintaining quality of life
Sensory deprivation and the older person
Keeping active
Cognition of self-awareness
Social interaction
Sexuality and sexual health
Living alone: living with others
Disease or distress: an exploration of mental health and age
Social responsibility: an issue of age
Community perspectives
Care of the elderly person with a learning disability
Adapting to change
Meeting psychosocial needs of elderly people
Quality, audit, review.

Additional information

GOR002173329
Caring for Older People: Developing Specialist Practice by
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1997-12-24
352
0340613742
9780340613740
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.