Long-Term Caring - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780729542814, 9780729586849

Long-Term Caring

4th Edition

Residential, home and community aged care

Authors: Karen Scott Margaret Webb Clare Kostelnick
eBook ISBN: 9780729586849
Paperback ISBN: 9780729542814
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 10th May 2018
Page Count: 512

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The fourth edition of Long-term Caring: Residential, Home and Community Aged Care is an ideal reference for students undertaking a Certificate III Individual Support and Certificate IV Ageing Support.

Written by leading educators and practitioners from Australia and New Zealand, the text prepares students for all aspects of personal care in a variety of aged care settings.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Health and aged care services in Australia and New Zealand
Chapter 2: Protecting the person and the carer
Chapter 3: Working within a legal, ethical and collaborative environment
Chapter 4: Workplace documentation and communication
Chapter 5: Working in the home and community sector
Chapter 6: Working with Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders
Chapter 7: Working with the older Maori – kauma–tua and aged care
Chapter 8: Working with older people from diverse cultural backgrounds
Chapter 9: Interpersonal communication and care
Chapter 10: The human body in health and disease
Chapter 11: Health assessment
Chapter 12: Caring for the person
Chapter 13: Promoting and maintaining wellness
Chapter 14: Working with older clients with dementia
Chapter 15: Working with older clients with a disability
Chapter 16: Working with older clients with a mental health issue
Chapter 17: Working with older clients requiring palliative care
Chapter 18: Assisting with medications


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About the Author

Karen Scott

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty Director, Community Services, Children’s Services and Health, Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE, Brisbane, Queensland

Margaret Webb

Affiliations and Expertise

Member, Royal College of Nursing Association; Head of School – Health Services, Health Sciences, Southbank Institute of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland

Clare Kostelnick