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Author Cluning, Theresa, 1948-

Title Ageing at home : practical approaches to community care / edited by Theresa Cluning ; foreword by Delys Sargeant
Published Ascot Vale, Vic. : Ausmed, 2001


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Description x, 312 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Aged care in the new millennium: retrospect and prospect / Elizabeth Ozanne -- Normal ageing / David Fonda and Walter Gee -- Holistic care: why and how / Theresa Cluning -- Legal and ethical issues and their impact on the care of the ageing person in the community / Elizabeth Brophy -- Cultural issues: their impact on the health and care of the ageing person / Elery Hamilton-Smith -- Ageing people giving and receiving care / Chris Bigby and Theresa Cluning -- Medication and the ageing person / Geoff Sussman -- The impact of falls on older people: how to assess the risks and implement prevention strategies / Keith Hill ...[et al.] -- Incontinence / Keren Day -- Sustaining supportive networks: the challenge of continued community living for older people with intellectual disability / Chris Bigby -- Diabetes and its impact on the ageing person / Christine Crosbie -- Mental health and the older citizen / Mike Hazleton and Michael Clinton -- Parkinson's disease and brain attack / Michael Murray -- Wounds and leg ulcer care for ageing people / Geoff Sussman -- Responding to dementia / Elery Hamilton-Smith and Theresa Cluning -- Palliative care for ageing people / Gail Hessell
Summary This book is written for professionals and other interested people who care for the frail elderly who choose to remain at home. The book is easy to read and provides practical ideas for helping not only the ageing person but also those who care for that person. The wide range of authors who have contributed chapters include geriatricians, community-based professionals and academics
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available electronically via WWW
Subject Older people -- Home care.
Older people -- Services for.
Frail elderly -- Home care -- Australia.
Home nursing.
Home Care Services.
Health Services for the Aged.
Health Services for the Aged.
Home Care Services.
Author Cluning, Theresa, 1948-
LC no. 00002269
ISBN 0957798830