The experienced carer : frontline leaders in Australia's aged care workplaces by Helen CroftSenior frontline carers both in HACC and residential settings are central to making ageing a positive and largely self-managed experience. This training manual seeks to target the advanced care and frontline leadership skills of senior carers. In doing so it reflects the Community Services Training Package competencies for the Certificate IV level award for aged care work. The Experienced Carer 2e covers all of the compulsory competencies, plus the most popular electives from the new CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support qualification, as well as CHC40108 Certificate IV in Aged Care. This new edition now includes learning content on Home and Community Care (HACC) in this context.
Long-term caring : residential, home and community aged care by Karen ScottLong Term Caring: Residential, home and community aged care addresses the requirements of the National Community Services Training Package for students undertaking the Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Individual Support. Adapted from Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants 7th ed, by Sheila Sorrentino, the ANZ text is written by leading educators and practitioners from Australia and New Zealand. The text provides information on all aspects of personal caring to prepare students to work in a range of aged care settings and specialisations; aged care, disability and community. The focus is on the delivery of care that compliments an individual's needs and enhances quality of life. The 4th edition will continue to provide a comprehensive reference text that presents the role of the carer as holistic rather than a series of skills and procedures performed in isolation.
Nursing Older People at a Glance by Josephine Tetley (Editor); Nigel Cox (Editor); Kirsten Jack (Editor); Gary Witham (Editor)As the environment of care continues to evolve to promote person-centredness, dignity, health, and wellbeing, for nurses working with older people, this can be challenging. Nursing Older People at a Glance is a timely publication which provides an overview of key concepts that nurses need to know in order to care for older people in a wide range of settings. Divided into six sections, it explores a range of themes such as person-centred care, health and wellbeing, health promotion, and the complexity of older people's care, encompassing mental wellbeing, diverse communities and learning disability. With a strong focus on dignity in care throughout, Nursing Older People at a Glance will readily equip undergraduate and post-qualification nurses with the knowledge and skills required to care for older people in a competent and compassionate manner.
Publication Date: 2018
Nursing Older People : realities in practice by Heather Elbourne; Andrée Le MayThis practical guide helps student and practicing nurses to understand the impact of their care when working with older people. With stories from older people who have had varied experiences of health care and nursing, chapters are underpinned by five key principles: providing patient-centered and dignified care, shared decision making involving family and friends, multi-disciplinary care, improving mental wellbeing through companionship and a sense of value, and an appreciation of both the challenges and rewards of working with older people. This book offers: Stories which reflect the complexity of care and health experienced by older people and their journeys Topic-oriented chapters which provide a series of evidence-based readings which will use the most up-to-date research evidence merged with national and international policy and practitioner experience Boxed examples of the best/current evidence from experts, researchers and policy makers. This is likely to include practice tips The volume shall be used to help nursing students and practising nurses to understand better how their care might impact positively on older people's health and wellbeing. This situates the reader within the world as experienced by older people. ;/P> Boxed examples of the best/current evidence from experts, researchers and policy makers. This is likely to include practice tips The volume shall be used to help nursing students and practising nurses to understand better how their care might impact positively on older people's health and wellbeing. This situates the reader within the world as experienced by older people.