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A Guide for Caregiving : : What's Next? : Planning for Safety, Quality, and Compassionate Care for Your Loved one and Yourself!

Marrelli, Tina M. Book - 2017 649.8 Ma, None on shelf 5 requests on 1 copy Community Rating: 0 out of 5

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Preface : People do not live in the hospital! -- How to use this book -- The caregiver role : what the caregiver needs to know. The caregiver role : overview of a very important role ; Skills needed to be a good caregiver ; The care team and settings for care-- health care today and who's who ; Advocacy : your role in communication and coordination ; Creating and maintaining a case notebook or binder ; Creating and maintaining a care notebook of binder (or take this with you to the doctor, nurse, of hospital!) ; Safety in the home : the most frequent health care setting of choice! ; Infection control and prevention considerations ; Self-care of the caregiver (taking care of yourself) ; Glossary of common health care terms ; Directory of further resources -- Special patient populations : care information by problem. Alzheimer's disease and dementia care ; Amputation care ; Arthritis care ; Bedbound care (care of the immobilized or bedridden patient) ; Cancer care ; Cardiac care ; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) care ; Diabetes care ; End-of-life, palliative, and hospice care ; Older adult care ; Stroke care (cerebrovascular accident) ; Urinary and incontinence care.

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PUBLISHED
[Venice, FL] : Innovative Caregiving Solutions, LLC, [2017]
Year Published: 2017
Description: xxv, 381 pages ; 18 cm
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780692836088
069283608X

SUBJECTS
Caregivers -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Home nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Home care services -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Handbooks and manuals.