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'Put yourself in my place' : designing and managing care homes for people with dementia. /

by Cantley, Caroline | Wilson, Robert C.

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. Policy Press 2002Description: ix, 117 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: March 2002 Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

"The host-homes program: an innovative model of respite for carers of people with dementia" /

by Holm, Sonya | Ziguras, Stephen.

Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

2010 Alzheimer's Disease progress report : a deeper understanding /

by The National Institute on Aging.

Publisher: Maryland, U.S. The National Institute on Aging 2011Description: 72 p.: ill.Other title: Alzheimer's Disease progress report.Notes: December 2011Summary: Alzheimer's disease is an age-related brain disorder that gradually destroys a person's ability to remember, think, learn, and carry out even the simplest of tasks. Alzheimer's is a type of dementia, a broad term for diseases and conditions that damage brain cells and, over time, impair brain function. Alzheimer's is associated with the breakdown of connections between brain cells, or neurons, and their eventual death. ; Typically diagnosed in people age 60 and older, in rare cases the disease can occur in people in their 30s and 40s. The first clinical signs of Alzheimer's disease include memory loss or other cognitive problems, such as trouble with language or decision making. As cognition continues to decline, people may also experience disturbing changes in personality and behavior. In the final stage of Alzheimer's dementia, people lose the ability to recognize family and friends and become totally dependent on others for their daily care. Ultimately, Alzheimer's is a terminal illness.(Introduction - Extract)Availability: No items available

A carer's guide : helping you care for someone with Alzheimer's or other dementias. /

by Teitel, Rosette | Wall, Sharon.

Publisher: Lane Cove, N.S.W. Finch Publishing 2001Description: 218 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: Written by a woman whose husband developed vascular dementia, this easy-to-read volume provides essential information for anyone caring for a person with dementia, using minimal jargon and including practical suggestions and a questions and answers section. While originally designed for a U.S. audience, this edition contains extra information for Australasian readers.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A double jeopardy : dementia in clients of non English speaking background. /

by Kratiuk, Sharon.

Publisher: 1994Description: pp.411-432.Notes: Rec. no. for conference: B6049 Selected papers are indexed separately. All have the same ID/ ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION (Australia). National Conference (3rd : 1993 : Melbourne, Vic.) indexed paperSummary: Looks at various myths in the care of dementia patients from non English speaking backgrounds. Stresses the value of retaining culture.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A double jeopardy : NESB Demetia Project. /

by Santalucia. Yvonne.

Publisher: 1994Description: pp. 611-624.Notes: Rec. no. for conference: B6049 Selected papers are indexed separately. All have the same ID/ ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION (Australia). National Conference (3rd : 1993 : Melbourne, Vic.) indexed paperAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A family-centred approach to dementia care /

by Hibberd, Penny | Lemmer, Bill | Keady, John.

Publisher: 2008Availability: No items available

A good life in old age? : monitoring and improving quality in long-term care / OECD ; European Commission

by Colombo, Francesca | Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development | Murakami, Yuki | European Commission.

Publisher: Paris, France : OECD Health Policy Stidies, OECD Publishing, 2013Description: 265 p., ill. (Online Resource).Online Access: Website | Policy brief Notes: waiting for print copy to arrive 11/12/2013 Contents -- Executive summary -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Part I. Measuring quality in long-term care -- Chapter 1. Why the quality of long-term care matters -- Chapter 2. Measuring quality in long-term care -- Chapter 3. Using interRAI assessment systems to measure and maintain quality of long-term care -- Part II. Policies to drive quality in long-term care --Chapter 4. Regulation to improve quality in long-term care -- Chapter 5. Standardisation and monitoring of care processes -- Chapter 6. Incentives for providers and choice for consumers -- Part III. Case studies: Europe and the United States -- Chapter 7. Quality measurement and improvement in long-term care in Europe -- Chapter 8. Long-term care quality assurance in the United StatesSummary: As ageing societies are pushing a growing number of frail old people into needing care, delivering quality long-term care services ? care that is safe, effective, and responsive to needs ? has become a priority for governments. Yet much still remains to be done to enhance evidence-based measurement and improve the quality of long-term care services across EU and OECD countries. This book offers evidence and examples of useful experiences to help policy makers, providers and experts measure and improve the quality of long-term care services.Availability: (2)

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).
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A study of people with dementia living at home. /

by Lefroy, R.B | Page, J.

Publisher: Nedlands, W.A. Univ. of Western Australia, Research Unit in Human Ageing 1986Description: 77p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A survey of the frequency and impact of behaviours of concern in dementia on residential aged care staff. /

by Cubit, Katrina | Farrell, Gerry | Robinson, Andrew | Myhill, Marion.

Publisher: 2007Availability: No items available

ADARDS Carer Support Service : a model for community care. /

by Davies, Mary.

Publisher: 1994Description: pp.197-206.Notes: Rec. no. for conference: B6049 Selected papers are indexed separately. All have the same ID/ ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION (Australia). National Conference (3rd : 1993 : Melbourne, Vic.) indexed paperAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Addressing the stigma associated with dementia /

by Alzheimer's Australia NSW.

Publisher: North Ryde, N.S.W. Alzheimer's Australia NSW 2010Description: PDF.Other title: Alzheimer's Australia NSW. Discussion paper ; no. 2.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: September 2010 Bibliography : p. 30-31Summary: The purpose of this paper is to raise public awareness about the effects of stigma associated with dementia, to address the need to change the way we, as a society, approach dementia, and to make recommendations for further action.Availability: (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).

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).

Aged care packages in the community 2008-09 : a statistical overview /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health & Welfare 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Cat. no. AGE 61Summary: This report presents statistics about three types of community aged care packages, Community Aged Care Packages (CACP), Extended Aged Care at Home (EACH), and Extended Aged Care at Home Dementia (EACH D) over the period of 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009. These packages provide an alternative form of care to older Australians who are eligible for residential aged care, that is, to receive care in their own homes and communities: ; There has been increased supply across all three packages ; Usage is higher for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders compared to other Australians ; Usage is the highest by people from non-English-speaking backgrounds ; Residential aged care was the most common destination when clients left CACP, EACH, and EACH D Summary)Availability: (1)

Aged care packages in the community 2009-10 : a statistical overview /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health & Welfare 2011Description: PDF.Other title: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare [AIHW]. Aged care.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Cat. no. AGE 65Summary: This report describes the key characteristics of services and recipients and also looks at the distribution of services relative to the needs of the population. At 30 June 2010 there were around 47,700 recipients of care packages. Around 1,150 providers delivered low-care packages, 370 providers delivered high-care packages and 240 providers delivered high-care specialised dementia packages.Availability: (1)

Aged care packages in the community 2010-11 : a statistical overview /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health & Welfare 2012Description: PDF.Other title: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare [AIHW]. Aged care.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: September 2012 Cat. no. AGE 69Summary: At 30 June 2009, over 44,000 people were receiving help from a community aged care package, including just over 23,300 new admissions during 2008-09. The findings suggest that proportionate to their populations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and those from non-English-speaking countries used community aged care packages at a higher rate compared with other Australians.Availability: (1)

Ageing at home : practical approaches to community care. /

by Cluning, Theresa (ed.).

Publisher: Ascot Vale, Vic. Ausmed Publications 2001Description: x, 312 p. : ill.Notes: 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 HessellAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Ageing in place : what can we learn from each other? : the sixth F. Oswald Barnett Oration. /

by Tinker, Anthea.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. 1999Description: 28 p.Other title: Oswald Barnett Oration | F. Oswald Barnett Oration ; no.6.Notes: Oration held at St Johns Southgate, Thursday, 9 September 1999.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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