Improving Nursing Home Care of the Dying: A Training Manual for Nursing Home Staff

Improving Nursing Home Care of the Dying: A Training Manual for Nursing Home Staff

by Martha Henderson, Laura Hanson, Kimberly Reynolds
     
 

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ISBN-13:
9780826119254
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/29/2003
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Notes for the Facilitator
Session 1: Envisioning a Good Death
Session 2: Recognizing the Final Phase of Life
Session 3: Grief and Loss: Understanding and Supporting Families
Session 4: Advance Care Planning
Session 5: Choices about Eating and Drinking
Session 6: Pain Management
Session 7: Emotional and Spiritual
Session 8: Caring for the Caregivers: Taking Care of Yourself Emotionally
References
Appendix A: Flacker Mortality Score
Appendix B: Approaches to Pain Assessment and Treatment
Appendix C: Advance Care Planning Booklet for Nursing Home Residents
Appendix D: Advance Care Planning Booklet for Families of Nursing Home Residents
Appendix E: Participants’ Handouts

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