Home Care of the ElderlyBook - 1999
This highly useful resource text is a must-read for every nurse and aide working in home care -- it addresses the unique challenges of providing home care to the ever-increasing senior population. Clear and comprehensive, the book offers organized guidelines for dealing with situations specific to the elderly client. The reader will learn to effectively and efficiently institute programs to deal with incontinence, prevent skin breakdown, deal with confusion, verbally abusive behavior and more. Coverage includes discussion of cultural diversity and legal and ethical issues.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott, c1999
Characteristics: xx, 524 p. : ill. ; 22 cm