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Caregiving in The Comfort of Home® A Complete Guide for Caregivers – 4th Edition updates the prior editions of this “go-to” guide for family and para-professional caregivers. This award-winning guide is used by families, home-care agencies, assisted living facilities, government agencies, hospitals and numerous others involved in providing care for an aging or disabled family member in the home. Updated for the Affordable Care Act and the latest guidelines in CPR, this fully illustrated guide takes the reader from developing a plan of care, to hands-on techniques for activities of daily living and even to preparing for hospice care and making funeral arrangements. For years, this guide has been the industry leading care manual for the family caregiver.
Authors: Maria M. Meyer with Paula Derr, RN
Format: Glossy Cover, 7 x 9, 409 pages
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PRAISE“… provides the foundation of information needed by family caregivers to plan for care, provide care, and take care of themselves as they move through their caregiving journey. A great reference for family caregivers.”–Kathleen Kelly, Executive Director, National Center on Caregiving, Family Caregiver Alliance
“A must have resource for anyone assuming or considering the caregiver role.Physicians, family practitioners and geriatricians, and hospital social workers should ”–Reviewers Choice, Home Care University Quality Review
“An excellent guide on caregiving in the home. Home health professionals ”– Doody’s Health Sciences Review Journal
Simple and Practical Starts with the basics from “Is Home Care for You?” to “Getting In-home Help” and “Paying for Care.” Easy to read. Fully illustrated.
Empowering! This expanded section contains the information you need to understand the Affordable Care Act. Avoid Caregiver Burnout! Teaches how to deal with guilt, anger, depression and offers practical steps for caregiver self-care.
A to Z! Covers all the steps of home care, helping you to:
- understand the Affordable Care Act
- make the home safe and comfortable for people with special needs
- easily handle everyday activities like toileting, bathing, feeding and dressing
- communicate with the entire heath care team to get the best quality of care
- know how to prevent back injuries with wheelchair transfers
- ensure proper nutrition and exercise—for you and the person in your care
- handle any emergency and know the latest CPR procedures
- deal with the particular needs of an aging person
AUTHORS Paula Derr, RN, Quality Coordinator at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, and Maria Meyer, a longtime advocate for family caregivers and founder of CareTrust Publications. Read more about the authors.
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