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Author Nay, Rhonda, author

Title Older people : issues and innovations in care / [edited by] Rhonda Nay ; Sally Garratt ; Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh
Edition Fourth edition
Published Chatswood, NSW : Elsevier Australia, 2014
©2014

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Description xxiv, 519 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Sect 1 Contextual issues and innovations 1. Caring for older people: issues for consumers -- 2. Public health for an ageing society -- 3. Redefining "old age": the centenarians -- 4. Ageing in rural areas -- 5. Young people in residential aged care facilities -- 6. Community support for older Australians: issues and future directions -- Sect 2 Practice issues and innovations 7. Person-centred care -- 8. Upholding rights and managing risk while improving quality of care -- 9. Health and care of older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples -- 10. Working with families: evidence, tools, implementation and evaluation -- 11. Older people and acute care -- 12. Person-centred comprehensive geriatric assessment -- 13. Alzheimer's dementia: neuropsychology, early diagnosis and intervention -- 14. Depression and suicide in older people -- 15. Persistent pain in older people -- 16. Sexuality, ageing and health professionals -- 17. Intervention in a situation of elder abuse and neglect -- 18. End-of-life decision making for older people -- Sect 3 Innovations in action 19. Self-esteem, dignity and finding meaning in dementia -- 20. Accreditation: compliance or the pursuit of excellence? -- 21. Environments that enhance dementia care: issues and challenges -- 22. Assistive technology: opportunities and implications -- 23. Innovative responses to a changing healthcare environment -- 24. My journey of heartbreak: my parents and Alzheimer's disease -- 25. Visionary leadership for a "greying" healthcare system
Summary This edition captures the underlying new approach in patient centred care and thinking from a multidisciplinary perspective. It highlights the most recent ideas and experiences of policy analysts, nurses, doctors, allied health professionals and the consumer experience from both Australia and Internationally. Authors from LaTrobe University
This edition captures the underlying new approach in patient centred care and thinking from a multidisciplinary perspective. It highlights the most recent ideas and experiences of policy analysts, nurses, doctors, allied health professionals and the consumer experience from both Australia and Internationally. Contemporary research compliments the vignettes of practice and in conjunction with accompanying 'video' clips serve to capture the realities of caring for older people in our society
Analysis Australian
Notes Previous edition: Sydney : Churchill Livingston Elsevier, c2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Text in English
Subject Curriculum change -- Social aspects -- Australia.
Curriculum planning -- Australia.
Education -- Curricula -- Australia.
Geriatric nursing -- Australia.
Geriatric nursing.
Older people -- Care -- Australia.
Older people -- Care.
Nursing Care -- methods.
Aged.
Geriatric Nursing -- methods.
Health Services for the Aged.
Aged.
Australia.
Australia.
Author Fetherstonhaugh, Deirdre, editor of compilation
Garratt, Sally, 1944- editor of cpmpilation
Nay, Rhonda, editor of compilation
ISBN 9780729541633 (paperback)
Other Titles Nursing older people : issues and innovations