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A proposal for a day care and overnight respite care project for confused older people living in the community. /

by Trethewey, Jenny | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 1985Description: 21 p. and appendices.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: May 1985Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Working with older people : guidelines for running discussion groups and influencing practice. /

by Cormie, Joyce | Warren, Lorna.

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. The Policy Press 2001Description: v, 41 p.Notes: November 2001 Includes bibliographical references and index. Website : http://www.policy press.org.ukAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Banksia service review 2002

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: 2002Description: 36 p. PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: November 2002 Prepared by Kay Gravell.Summary: The purpose of this project was to conduct a review of the Banksia Service for Seniors and to identify future directions for the development of the service.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

The impact of dementia on the health and aged care systems . /

by Hogan, Warren | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: URL: 'http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/age/idhacs/idhacs.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:17:13 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Nursing older people : issues and innovations. /

by Nay, Rhonda (ed.) | Garratt, Sally (ed.).

Edition: 2nd ed.Publisher: Marrickville, N.S.W. Churchill Livingstone 2004Description: xxii, 360 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Part 1 Contextual issues and innovations Chapter 1. Funding and policy in residential care in Australia / Mary Courtney, Brian Abbey and Jennifer Abbey -- Chapter 2. Do elderly people cost more? Casemix funding in acute settings / Stephen Duckett and Terri Jackson -- Chapter 3. Clinical safety and quality in residential aged care / Elizabeth Percival -- Vignettes: Suzanne Sawyer and Elizabeth Pringle -- Chapter 4. Nursing workforce issues in aged care / Rhonda Nay -- Vignette: June Heinrich -- Chapter 5. Rights, regulations and aged aged-care practice / John Field and Sally Garratt -- Vignette: Phillip Abbott -- Chapter 6. Care of people from Indigenous and culturally diverse backgrounds / Irene Stein -- Vignette: Regina Barry -- Chapter 7. Understanding community nursing for older individuals and carers / Libby Brooke and Hal Kendig -- Chapter 8. Rural gerontic nursing in Australia / Elizabeth Lavender and Helen Keleher -- Chapter 9. Acute care of older people: a geriatrician's perspective / Philip Street -- Vignette: Margaret Winbolt -- Chapter 10. Public participation and individual control / Barb Fiveash and Robin Watts --Vignette: Barbara Potter -- Part 2 Clinical issues and innovations Chapter 11. Mental health issues / Sally Garratt -- Vignette: Maria McIntosh -- Chapter 12. Dementia, mental health and issues of abuse in aged care / Sarah Mott and Beth Kingsley -- Chapter 13. The experience of chronic illness: a phenomenological approach / Mary FitzGerald and Eleanor Horton -- Vignette: Craig Lockwood -- Chapter 14. Medication issues / Helen Baker and Adriana Tiziani -- Chapter 15. Physical restraints: can we free older people? / Susan Koch -- Vignette: Daniel Olivieri and Dianne Johnson -- Chapter 16. Palliative care / Jennifer Abbey -- Vignette: Karen Glaetzer -- Chapter 17. Sexuality and older people / Rhonda Nay -- Vignette: Helen Page -- Chapter 18. Contemporary care planning / Bill Koch -- Vignette: Steven Demeye -- Part 3 Research issues and innovation Chapter 19. Evidence-based nursing: quality through research / Alan Pearson -- Vignette: Bart O'Brien -- Chapter 20. Bedtimes in nursing homes: an action research approach / Annette Street -- Vignette: Rosalie Hudson -- Chapter 21. Current and future trends in gerontic nursing research / Bill Koch and Adriana Tiziani -- Vignette: Anne Pitcher.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

States of confusion : Australian policies and the elderly confused /

by Carter, Jan.

Publisher: Kensington, N.S.W. Social Wlefare Research Centre, University of New South Wales 1981Description: 50 p.Notes: 2 copiesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

Dementia prevalence and incidence among Australians who do not speak English at home . /

by Access Economics.

Publisher: [Canberra, A.C.T.] Access Economics 2006Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Improving dementia care : a resource for training and professional development. /

by Loveday, Buz (ed.) | Kitwood, Tom (ed.).

Publisher: London, U.K. Hawker Publications 1998Description: 87 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. + 78 exercise sheets.Notes: PERMANENT LOAN BCC Regional Office contact: Meg Page, Care Manager 3 September 2008 Retirement & ageingAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Aged and Community Services Australia. /

by Aged and Community Services Australia.

Publisher: 05/18/2005 12:32:12http://www.agedcare.org.au/ 05/24/2005Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 05/18/2005 12:32:12 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: The Australian Affiliation of Voluntary Care Associations Incorporated was established in 1975 in response to the then Minister for Social Security, the Honorable Bill Hayden, seeking to negotiate with a single point of contact and unified voice for not-for-profit providers of aged care services in Australia. In October, 1991 the Association's name was changed to Aged Care Australia Incorporated and on 4 September 1999 the Association's name was changed to Aged and Community Services Australia to reflect the broader services provided by members. State Associations work with each other as well as with the ACSA National Board.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The new culture of dementia care /

by Kitwood, Tom M. (ed.) | Benson, Sue (ed.).

Publisher: London, U.K. Hawker 1985Description: 80 p. : ill.Summary: This book, which is based both on practitioners' experience and on detailed research, sets out some of the key elements of a culture of care in which the person comes first. It has a powerful message for all who work in residential settings and day centres, as well as for the whole context of community care.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Keeping dementia front of mind : incidence and prevalence 2009-2050. /

by Access Economics.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Access Economics 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Access Economics was commissioned by Alzheimer's Australia to provide up-to-date estimates and projections of prevalence and incidence for people with dementia in Australia, states and territories segregated into Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) populations and non-CALD populations, as well as metropolitan and regional (rural and remote) areas.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Australian dementia research : current status, future directions? /

by Low, Lee-Fay | Gomes, Lisa | Brodaty, Henry.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Access Economics 2008Description: PDF.Summary: The dementia epidemic is here and has significant impact on health care and social costs in the wider community. In 2007 there were an estimated 220,050 people with dementia; by 2030 this figure will have more than doubled to 465,460 and by 2050 the figure will reach 731,030 people. Dementia is the chronic disease that is projected to show the greatest increase in disease burden by 2023. The direct cost to the heath and care system of dementia is projected to rise to Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Dementia : out of the shadows. /

by Alzheimer's Society.

Publisher: London, U.K. Alzheimer's Society 2008Description: xv, 71 p.Other title: Out of the shadows..Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Beyond alzheimer's : avoiding the dementia epidemic /

by Mendleson, Scott D.

Publisher: Lanhah, Maryland M Evans and Company Inc 2009Description: vii. 263 p.Summary: Contents: Introduction : the dementia epidemic -- What is aging? -- The presentation and diagnosis of dementia -- The dementias -- What causes dementia? -- Vitamins, herbs, and nutraceuticals -- How to avoid dementia -- When medication is necessary -- The dementia epidemic and how to avoid it : in a nutshell.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Person and carer-centred respite care for people with dementia /

Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne, U.K. Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Aims and objectives ; The aim of this study is to develop practical tool(s) for evaluating person- and carer-centredness which can be used across a range of respite care services for people with dementia and their carers. Within this broad aim, the study has three objectives: ; ? To identify the range of models of respite care and describe how these are implemented in practice ; ? To develop an understanding of person- and carer-centred care and how it is operationalised in different models of respite care from the perspectives of people with dementia, carers and service providers ; ? To iteratively develop and test practical tool(s) for evaluating person- and carer-centred care.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Transitions in care of people with dementia : a systematic review of the literature /

by Runge, Catherine | University of New South Wales. Dementia Collaborative esearch Centres | Gilham, Joanna | Peut, Ann.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Dementia Collaborative Research Centres 2009Description: 78 p. : ill.Summary: This systematic review assesses the evidence on the pathways people with dementia take into and through the health and aged care system, and the implications of these transitions for the quality of life of people with dementia and their families and carers. The review focuses on four distinct areas: predictors of care transition, description of care pathways, intervention to modify care pathways, and pathways taken by special population groups such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.Availability: No items available

Aged care packages in the community 2007-08 : a statistical overview /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health & Welfare 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Aged care packages in the community 2007-08: a statistical overview provides information on the provision of three types of Australian Government funded aged care packages: Community Aged Care Packages, Extended Aged Care at Home packages, and Extended Aged Care at Home Dementia packages. These packages assist people who are eligible for residential aged care to remain in the community in their own homes. This report provides information on the availability of packages in Australia, the characteristics of outlets providing these packages, the care recipients at 30 June 2008 and the people who started or ceased receiving help during the year. At 30 June 2008 over 42,000 people were receiving help from an aged care package, and nearly 62,000 people had received help at some time during 2007-08.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Modelling the impact of modifying lifestyle risk factors on dementia prevalence over the next 45 years /

by Brown, Laurie | Nepal, Binod | Ranmuthugala, Geetha.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. NATSEM 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Presented as part of National Dementia Research Forum 2009Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Review of services for older people: discussion paper no.5: the impact of dementia and disability on services for older people. /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 1994Description: 13 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Discussion paper 5 September 1994; 'September 1994' Part of 'Aged Services Review'Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Consumer Involvement in Dementia Research: Alzheimer's Australia's Consumer Dementia Research Network /

by Alzheimer's Australia.

Publisher: Alzheimer's Australia 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This 20-page Australian paper provides the context and rationale for developing a network that supports carers and people with dementia to take an active role in contributing to better dementia care practice and outcomesAvailability: (1)

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