Homemaker/Home Health Aide / Edition 5 available in Paperback
This revised best seller is designed for basic Home CareAide training programs and continuous in-service courses for Home Health Aides. The fifth edition features full-color photographs and an all-new design to aid in the learning process. Procedures are now integrated throughout to reinforce theoretical content.
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Ohio State University
Table of Contents
BECOMING A HOME HEALTH AIDE: Home Health Services. Responsibilities of the Home Health Aide. Developing Effective Communication Skills. Safety. Homemaking Services. STAGES OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Infancy to Adolescence. Early and Middle Adulthood. Older Adulthood. PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE: Principles of Infection Control. UNDERSTANDING HEALTH: From Wellness to Illness. Mental Health. BODY SYSTEMS AND COMMON DISORDERS: Digestion and Nutrition. Elimination. Integumentary System. Musculoskeletal System: Arthritis, Body, Mechanics, and Restorative Care. Nervous System. Caring for Clients with Circulatory Disorders. Respiratory System. The Reproductive System. The Endocrine Systems and Diabetes. CLIENTS REQUIRING SPECIAL CARE: Caring for the Client who is Terminally Ill. Caring for the Client with Alzheimer's Disease. Caring for Clients with Cancer. Caring for the Client with AIDS. MATERNAL/INFANT CARE: Maternal Care. Infant Care. EMPLOYMENT: Job Seeking Skills. APPENDIX A. APPENDIX B. APPENDIX C. APPENDIX D. APPENDIX E. APPENDIX F. GLOSSARY. INDEX