Social Work in Geriatric Home Health Care: The Blending of Traditional Practice with Cooperative Strategies / Edition 1

Social Work in Geriatric Home Health Care: The Blending of Traditional Practice with Cooperative Strategies / Edition 1

by Lucille Rosengarten
     
 

ISBN-10: 0789007460

ISBN-13: 9780789007469

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book addresses several issues involved in home health care for the elderly. It provides a clinical description of clinical social work interventions; it explains how to establish a cooperative home health care agency in coordination with medical, administrative, and policy professionals; and it guides readers in the training and supervision of teams of home…  See more details below

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This book addresses several issues involved in home health care for the elderly. It provides a clinical description of clinical social work interventions; it explains how to establish a cooperative home health care agency in coordination with medical, administrative, and policy professionals; and it guides readers in the training and supervision of teams of home health professionals, all with the goal of helping geriatric patients live independently. Rosengarten is the founder of a home care organization for the elderly. Paper edition (unseen) available, $24.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789007469
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
Haworth Social Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction1
Pt. IHints of a New Kind of Case Management in Traditional Hospital-Based Home Health Care5
Ch. 1The Dying Marriage Counselor: A Poor Family in Crisis7
Ch. 2The Overwhelmed Attorney: A Wealthy Family in Crisis17
Ch. 3The Eccentric Artist: The Filial Role in Home Care for the Frail Elderly25
Ch. 4Elderly Home Care Clients: Maintaining Purpose in Life33
Ch. 5Caregivers and Their Ill Spouses: Creating a Health-Promoting Group for Elderly Couples in a Hospital Home Health Care Program37
Principles of Health-Promoting Group Formation38
Forming the Group39
Fitting In45
Later Activities45
Unfinished Business46
Implications and Observations46
Pt. IICooperative Home Care in Community-Based Agencies49
Ch. 6Aspects of Cooperative Home Care for the Elderly in Bologna, Italy51
CADIAI52
Ch. 7COHME's First In-Service on Cooperation59
Situations Taken from Aides' Problems67
Staff Situations in the Office68
Replies from Everyone at the General Meeting71
Pt. IIIUsing Cooperative Strategies - Specialized Training and Supervision of Home Health Aides73
Ch. 8Training Aides to Care for Dementia Clients75
Ch. 9Training Aides to Work in Cluster Care with the Newly Dependent Elderly79
Dependency79
Training Aides to Care for the Newly Dependent Elderly81
Edited Text of In-Service Program: Residence Director's Remarks to Home Health Aides82
Cluster Care Confidentiality85
Compassion85
Edited Vignettes: Breaking the Ice and Introducing Techniques86
Ch. 10Developing Trusting Relationships Between White Clients and Black Aides91
Results Obtained from the Videotape93
Symposium Discussion93
Pt. IVCOHME's Approach to Geriatric Case Management97
Ch. 11Principles to COHME's Case Management99
Geriatric Case Management100
Range of Services Provided by Professional Geriatric Case Managers101
Contributors to Case Management105
Case Study Illustrating Aspects of Skilled Case Management108
Controversies in the Case Management Field111
New Directions113
Ch. 12Teaching the Uses of the COHME One-Sheet115
Presentation115
Concluding Thoughts119
Index121

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