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What Do I Do? : How to Care for, Comfort, and Commune with Your Nursing Home Elder, Revised and Illustrated Edition.

Author/Creator:
Karr, Katherine.
Publication:
Florence : Taylor & Francis Group, 1985.
Format/Description:
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1 online resource (143 pages)
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Subjects:
Geriatric nursing.
Older people -- Care.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Help families of institutionalized elders with this compassionate and practical manual.
Contents:
Cover
Half Title
Title Page
Copyright Page
Dedication
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
Introduction
How to Care for, Comfort, and Commune at the Physical Level
Checkpoint: Clothing Needs and Clothing Care
Checkpoint: Skin Care
Checkpoint: Other Physical Considerations
Checkpoint: Teeth and Denture Care
Checkpoint: Eye Care
Checkpoint: Ear Care
Checkpoint: Hair Grooming and Cosmetology Needs
Checkpoint: Nails-Manicuring and Pedicuring
Checkpoint: Bedsores
Checkpoint: Monitoring Medications
Checkpoint: Dietary Awareness
Checkpoint: Special Feeding Considerations
Checkpoint: Restorative Therapy
How to Care for, Comfort, and Commune at the Emotional Level
Checkpoint: Understanding Feelings and Developing Empathy Skills
Checkpoint: Using Touch to Communicate Care
Checkpoint: Overcoming Discounting Behaviors
Checkpoint: Patronizing Behaviors
Checkpoint: The Role of Music in Caring
Checkpoint: Special Seasonal Considerations
How to Care for, Comfort, and Commune at the Mental Level
Checkpoint: Differentiating Between "Diversionary Activities" and Those Which Encourage Wholistic, Creative Growth
Checkpoint: Personalizing Activities
Checkpoint: Reality Orientation
Checkpoint: Remotivational Therapy
Checkpoint: Resident Councils
Checkpoint: Family &
Friends Councils
How to Care for, Comfort, and Commune at the Spiritual Level
Checkpoint: Special Times for Spiritual Life
Checkpoint: Visits From Church Members, Ministers, Priests?
Checkpoint: Preparing for Death
In Conclusion.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Karr, Jess.
Other format:
Print version: Karr, Katherine What Do I Do?
ISBN:
9781317840411
9780866563987
OCLC:
876512795