Geriatric Residential Care

Geriatric Residential Care

by Robert D. Hill
     
 

In 13 chapters, the editors provide an examination of the concept of residential care from a psychological perspective. An increasing number of psychologists are being asked to provide consultation to long-term residential care facilities; the text offers them—as well as administrators, professionals including geriatric physicians, and students—guidance in… See more details below

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In 13 chapters, the editors provide an examination of the concept of residential care from a psychological perspective. An increasing number of psychologists are being asked to provide consultation to long-term residential care facilities; the text offers them—as well as administrators, professionals including geriatric physicians, and students—guidance in developing and maintaining long-term care environments that maximize residents' quality of life and personal well-being even while their physical and emotional resources are declining. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805838466
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. IGeneral Concepts in Residential Care1
1Older Adults in Residential Care: A Population at Risk3
2Defining Residential Care From a Developmental Perspective21
3Biological, Psychological, and Social Issues Facing Older Adults in Residential Care39
Pt. IIAssessment Issues in Residential Care57
4Assessment Strategies and Procedures for Residential Care Placement59
5The Relationship Between Medical and Psychological Problems in Residential Care77
6Assessment for Change in Residential Care99
Pt. IIIInterventions in Residential Care121
7Psychosocial Interventions: General Principles for Use in Geriatric Residential Care Facilities123
8Managing Problematic Behaviors139
9Psychopharmacology With Older Adults in Residential Care161
Pt. IVThe Residential Care Organization183
10Training Residential Staff in Intervention Execution and Maintenance185
11Designing Therapeutic Environments for Residential Care Facilities209
12Creating a Progressive Quality Assurance Culture in Residential Care227
13The Residential Care Organization in the 21st Century251
Author Index275
Subject Index285

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