Brotherhood of St Laurence

Ageing at home : practical approaches to community care. /

By: Cluning, Theresa (ed.)
Publisher: Ascot Vale, Vic. Ausmed Publications 2001Description: x, 312 p. : illISBN: 9780957798830; 0957798830Subject(s): Frail Elderly Home Care | Older People Services For | Older People Care | Older People Home Care | Community Care | Caregivers | Palliative Care | Dementia | Health Services | Legal Issues | Case Studies | Residential Care | Carers | Disabled | AssessmentDDC classification: 362.6 AGE
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Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: 1. Aged care in the new millenium - retrospect and prospect / Elizabeth Ozanne -- 2. Normal ageing / David Fonda and Walter Gee -- 3. Holistic care: why and how / Theresa Cluning -- 4. Legal and ethical issues and their impact on the care of the ageing person in the community / Elizabeth Brophy -- 5. Cultural issues : their impact on the health and care of the ageing person / Elery Hamilton-Smith -- 6. Ageing people giving and receiving care / Chris Bigby and Theresa Cluning -- 7. Medication and the ageing person / Geoff Sussman -- 8. The impact of falls on older people: how to assess the risk and implement prevention strategies / Keith Hill, Jennifer Schwarz, Robyn Smith, Belinda Gilsenan and Karen Bull -- 9. Incontinence / Keren Day -- 10. Sustaining supportive networks: the challenge of continued community living for older people with intellectual disability / Chris Bigby -- 11. Diabetes and its impact on the ageing person / Christine Crosbie -- 12. Mental health and the older citizen / Mike Hazelton and Michael Clinton -- 13. Parkinson's disease and brain attack / Michael Murray -- 14. Wounds and leg ulcer care for ageing people / Geoff Sussman -- 15. Responding to dementia / Elery Hamilton-Smith and Theresa Cluning -- 16. Palliative care for ageing people / Gail Hessell

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Book Brotherhood of St Laurence
362.6 AGE (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 22510687

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