Reshaping Dementia Care: Practice and Policy in Long-Term Care / Edition 4

Reshaping Dementia Care: Practice and Policy in Long-Term Care / Edition 4

by Miriam K. Aronson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803951604

ISBN-13: 9780803951600

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Innovative approaches to dementia care in the nursing home are the subject of this volume. The contributors combine specific applied research findings and programmes in examining such topics as: addressing needs; developing multidisciplinary care teams; finding alternatives to restraints; and integrating the family into the care team. Special programmes

Overview

Innovative approaches to dementia care in the nursing home are the subject of this volume. The contributors combine specific applied research findings and programmes in examining such topics as: addressing needs; developing multidisciplinary care teams; finding alternatives to restraints; and integrating the family into the care team. Special programmes designed to accommodate patients, including special care units, in-house day care, nursing unit-based services and social day care, are described. Also explored are: legal and ethical issues related to dementia; reimbursement; staff training; and increasing costs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803951600
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
185
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Barry W Rovner
Overview of Dementia and the Nursing Home - Miriam K Aronson
Current Challenges in Dementia Care - Leonard Berg
A Physician's Perspective
Dementia Care - Miriam K Aronson
Program and Staff Variables
Approaches to Special Programming - Ronnie Grower et al
The Nursing Home Environment and Dementia Care - David M Dunkelman and Randi C Dressel
Families as an Integral Part of Dementia Care - Patricia Gaston
Strategies for Management of Behavioral Problems - Miriam K Aronson
The Reduction of Restraint Use in the Nursing Home - Donna Cox Post et al
Staffing Patterns and Training for Competent Dementia Care - Cynthia Frazier and Lila Sherlock
Legal Issues and Ethical Dilemmas in Dementia Care - Roberta S Goodman
Reimbursement Issues and the Future Direction of Nursing Home Care for Persons with Dementia - Mary Jane Koren, Paul Guastadisegni and Miriam K Aronson

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