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Author Banister, Katie Rodriguez.

Title The personal care attendant guide : the art of finding, keeping, or being one / Katie Rodriguez Banister
Published New York : Demos, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 145 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; About the Author; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Foreword; PREPARATION: ARE YOU READY TO HIRE A PERSONA LCARE ATTENDANT?; FINDING A GOOD PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANT; A GOOD BACK-UP PLAN; BEING A GOOD PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANT; WHEN THE CAREGIVER IS A SPOUSE OR SIGNIFICANT OTHER; CARING FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES; THE AGING PROCESS AND CARING FOR THE ELDERLY; ATTENDANT CARE- WHAT A SCARE; THIS WASN'T WHAT I EXPECTED; FINAL THOUGHTS; APPENDIX A: DUTY SPREADSHEET; APPENDIX B: THE TELEPHONE INTERVIEW SHEET; APPENDIX C: THE APPLICATION FORM
Summary This unique book will equip people with disabilities, as well as those managing caregivers for family members, with the skills to successfully find, interview, hire, train, and supervise their personal attendants
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Home care services -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Home health aides -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1934559792 (electronic bk.)
9781934559796 (electronic bk.)