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Featured Books for Loan
Aged Care in Australia: A Guide for Aged Care Workers by This textbook is about ageing in Australia. It is aimed at people who work in aged care, students, volunteers and older people and their carers. Its central purpose is to provide the learner with important knowledge about ageing and health care services that will enable the leaner to understand the key issues facing older people, carers, workers and communities today. The book provides practical care giving skills and identifies the learners attitudes about ageing.
Call Number: 362.6 AGE
Publication Date: 2014
Healthy Ageing and Aged Care by This is a book about life--the continuum of life, the impact of choices made throughout life, changes that happen during our lives and a celebration of lives lived! At the very heart of the book is the people who are living, who have lived their lives and are generously sharing their experiences with you--people who are ageing, people who make up families and communities and people who are health professionals, especially registered nurses, who work with and provide support for individuals, families and communities to ensure the best possible outcomes.
Call Number: 616.97 BER
Publication Date: 2017-04-01
Individual Support in Australia: Ageing, Disability, Home and Community Care by Inside this textbook you will find: -Current philosophies and approaches to individual support. -Legal and ethical requirements to be considered and practised when providing services. -Skills, knowledge, attitudes and values necessary for the delivery of quality support services. -Specific chapters for the three key sectors as well as a further suite of chapters to support learning across the broad spectrum of individual support.
Call Number: 362.6 IND
Publication Date: 2016
The Individual Support Worker by The Individual Support Worker is designed to meet the needs of workers in the home, community and/or a residential setting, who are required to provide support to people who are ageing and/or have a disability-related condition. The text includes workplace activities and examples, as well as an introduction to the Consumer Directed Care and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Call Number: 362.6 ARN
Publication Date: 2019
Featured Books in the Library - by topic
The Australian carer : a training manual for aged care workers by The Australian Carer: A Training Manual for Ageing Support , 5th Edition addresses the Certificate III in Individual Support, all core units contextualised to the age care environment with an additional eight electives.
Call Number: 362.6 CRO:4
Publication Date: 2021
The Caregiver's Encyclopedia by Caregivers hold the key to the health, well-being, and happiness of their aging relatives, partners, or friends. The Caregiver's Encyclopedia provides you with all of the information you need to take the best care of your loved one--from making major medical decisions to making sure you don't burn out. Written by Muriel R. Gillick, MD, a geriatrician with more than 30 years' experience caring for older people, this book highlights the importance of understanding your friend's or family member's overall health. With compassion and expertise, this book will help you "think like a doctor."
Call Number: 618.97 GIL
Publication Date: 2020-02-11
Caring for People with Challenging Behaviors by The newly revised edition of this popular resource provides caregiving staff with even more ways to prevent, reduce, or eliminate disruptive behaviors exhibited by residents in long-term care settings.
Call Number: 362.16 LON
Publication Date: 2014-10-23
Creative Care by A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient pioneers a radical change in how we interact with older loved ones, especially those experiencing dementia, as she introduces a proven method that uses the creative arts to bring light and joy to the lives of elders. In Creative Care, Anne Basting lays the groundwork for a widespread transformation in our approach to elder care and uses compelling, touching stories to inspire and guide us all--family, friends, and health professionals--in how to connect and interact with those living with dementia. A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient, Basting tells the story of how she pioneered a radical change in how we interact with our older loved ones.
Call Number: 616.831 BAS
Publication Date: 2020-05-19
Creative Engagement by Whether they are cared for at home or in an assisted living community, adults living with dementia should be offered a life that is interesting and fun. But what can you do to enhance the everyday experience of a loved one who is losing interest in or is unable to participate in their old hobbies and pursuits? In Creative Engagement , dementia activity expert Rachael Wonderlin and developmental psychology professor Geri M. Lotze provide dozens of creative, hands-on ways to engage with people living with cognitive loss. Teaching caregivers how to find dementia-friendly daily activities and introduce them into a person's life, this comprehensive, empathetic guide is aimed at both family members and professionals. Twelve chapters full of useful, tangible activities touch on a range of topics, including exercise, technology, cooking and baking, memory games, and arts and crafts.
Call Number: 616.831 WON
Publication Date: 2020-08-11
The Pocket Guide to Mouth and Dental Hygiene in Dementia Care by The dental needs of people living with dementia are often overlooked, particularly in the care home and hospital community. It is challenging to maintain good standards of oral care with people living with dementia, and poor care can increase the fear and anxiety levels of those living with dementia.
Call Number: 616.83 NIG
Publication Date: 2020-05-21
Interprofessional Ethics by Interprofessional Ethics explores the ethical frameworks, policies and procedures of professional practice for multidisciplinary teams in health, government and community-based workplaces. The second edition includes content on criminology, environmental practice, youth work practice, the intersection of law and ethics, and cultural content, including non-Western philosophies and Indigenous worldviews.
Call Number: 174.2 MCA
Publication Date: 2021-10-22
Residential Aged Care Transformed by Whether you are an experienced manager, a new manager or an emerging leader in residential aged care, transformation in aged care is not for the faint hearted. Residential Aged Care Transformed will change the way you do things, how you engage your people and deliver great results.
Call Number: 362.61 PAT
Publication Date: 2020