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Nursing: Implement and Monitor Care of the Older Person (HLTENN013)
Care of Older Adults by Wendy Moyle; Deborah Parker; Marguerite BrambleCare of Older Adults: A strengths-based approach is a comprehensive introduction to aged care for the nursing profession in clinical practice. By taking a strengths-based approach, the book encourages practice with a focus on individuals' potential and capacities rather than their limits. Theories of ageing are linked with the older individual's strengths to ensure the text is well framed from an evidence base, as well as a clinical orientation. T
Gerontologic Nursing by Sue E. Meiner; Jennifer J. YeagerCompassionately care for the aging population with Gerontologic Nursing, 6th Edition , uniquely known for its comprehensive coverage of the most common medical-surgical problems associated with older adults. Organized by body system for easy retrieval of information, it delves into health promotion and both basic and complex gerontologic concepts and issues. This disorder-focused gerontologic nursing text features an enhanced focus on nursing management and care coordination across health care delivery settings. It emphasizes topics such as nutrition, chronic illness, emergency treatment, patient teaching, home care, and end-of-life care - and includes the latest guidelines for mammograms, colonoscopies, pneumonia, and shingles vaccinations.
Call Number: 618.97 MEI
Publication Date: 2018-11-28
Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults by Sharyn LippincottNursing for Wellness in Older Adults offers a comprehensive wellness approach in caring for older adults that deals with both the physiological and the psychosocial aspects of ageing. This how-to-guide provides nursing students with learning materials to assist them with developing their knowledge, skills, behaviours and attitudes that are aligned with olde-rperson-centred care and which emphasise wellness outcomes and support healthy ageing.
Call Number: 618.98 HUN
Publication Date: 2016
Dementia Books in the Library
Creative Care by Anne BastingA 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
A Creative Toolkit for Communication in Dementia Care by Karrie MarshallHow can carers and relatives support a person's identity, relationships and emotional wellbeing through changes that occur in the later stages of dementia? Drawing on over ten years' experience of working with people with dementia, Karrie Marshall provides a toolkit of tried and tested creative activities to support communication and relationships. Activities are vast and varied, with outdoor activities such as bird-watching and star-gazing aimed at supporting physical health, artistic activities such as collage creation to support identity, and musical activities such as sounds and voice warm-ups to support self-expression.
Practical Nutrition and Hydration for Dementia Friendly Mealtimes by Lee MartinPresenting simple and cost-effective solutions for maintaining and improving mealtime abilities, this book discusses the practical aspects of eating and drinking as part of person-centred dementia care. Due to cognitive decline, changes in mealtime abilities can lead to malnutrition and related issues for people with dementia, alongside feelings of powerlessness and isolation.
Call Number: 613.2 MAR
Publication Date: 2019-01-21
Reducing the Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias by Jackie PoolThis innovative new book sets out practical guidance for people with dementia, their families and carers on reducing the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Applying a 'rementia' based approach to dementia care, Jackie Pool shows how therapeutic cognitive rehabilitation techniques can be used to reduce symptoms of dementia and ultimately improve quality of life for people living with dementia. Covering topics such as nutrition, stress, communication, memory and sleep, it provides all the tools and information necessary to build a personalised and flexible self-care plan which will improve and sustain quality of life. By clearing away the myths and stigma surrounding dementia, this book creates room for cooperation, creativity and hope.
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