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Author Dodd, Barbara.

Title Communication : a guide for residential care staff / Barbara Dodd, Linda Worrall and Louise Hickson
Published Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, [1990]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.610994 Dod/Cag  AVAILABLE
Description 15 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary A recent Australian survey of elderly residents of nursing homes and hostels found that 93 per cent of residents had some communication difficulty. Since this represents a major barrier in the care of the elderly, this booklet attempts to provide residential care staff with information about communication, communication problems in nursing homes and hostels, and some strategies to overcome them
Notes At head of title: Department of Community Services and Health
Cat. no. 9020125
Subject Communicative disorders in old age -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Communicative disorders in old age.
Nursing home care -- Australia -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing home care -- Australia.
Older people -- Communication -- Australia.
Older people -- Communication.
Social work with older people.
Author Hickson, Louise
Worrall, Linda.
Australia. Department of Community Services and Health.
ISBN 0644133007