Older People & Nursing: Issues Care Home / Edition 1

Older People & Nursing: Issues Care Home / Edition 1

by Pauline Ford, Hazel Heath
     
 

This book aims to specifically meet the needs of nurses working with older people in care homes. Contributions from experienced practitioners ensure that it reflects the realities of everyday practice. It is an authoratative and comprehensive resource when problems arise, but also a stimulus for imaginative and effective practice development.See more details below

Overview

This book aims to specifically meet the needs of nurses working with older people in care homes. Contributions from experienced practitioners ensure that it reflects the realities of everyday practice. It is an authoratative and comprehensive resource when problems arise, but also a stimulus for imaginative and effective practice development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750624381
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/23/1996
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
0.60(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS: NATIONAL FRAMEWORKS AND VALUES: Health and social policy influences; Meeting the needs of the localilty; Professional nursing issues; What older poeple value in nurses; QUALITY OF LIFE MATTERS: Life transitions; Rights, risks and responsibilities; Home life; Management matters; Educational issues; Communication; CLINICAL MATTERS: Mental health; Nutrition; Mobility; Continence; Wound care; Supportive activities and symptom relief; Conclusion.

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