2010 AJN E-book of the Yr Award Winner in every Gerontologic Nursing and Hospice and Palliative Care!
"This book…provides important information on biggest practices and relevant strategies to care for a person with Alzheimer's and superior dementia. Drs. Martin and Sabbagh have assembled a group of specialists to help craft options that should lastly turn into necessities that every one expert caregivers undertake."-Michael Reagan
Son of former President Ronald Reagan
President, Reagan Legacy Foundation
This book testifies that caregivers can have a monumental impact on the lives of people with superior dementia. By the use of specialised programming and a renewed effort in the direction of affected individual-centered care, caregivers can profoundly enrich the usual of life for these people. Providing ideas for properly being care professionals, caregivers, and relations, this book introduces palliative care packages and protocols for the treatment of people with superior dementia.
The book is designed to info expert caregivers in meeting the needs of victims and their households, providing notion into the philosophy, analysis, planning, implementation, and evaluation measures involved in interdisciplinary palliative care. The chapter authors provide ideas and necessities of care based mostly totally on contributions from nurses, bodily therapists, social employees, dietitions, psychologists, family caregivers and pastors. An exhibit on the end of every chapter clearly articulates the necessities of care relevant for all superior dementia facilities and properly being care staff. This book helps caregivers:
Enhance the physiological, psychological, social, and spiritual properly-being of the affected individual and the affected individual's family Anticipate and meet the affected individual's main human needs: hunger, thirst, body positioning, hygiene, continence, and administration of any ache Be sure that the affected individual's surroundings are protected, comfortable, and homelike Deal with nicely being care choices which will assist the affected individual's correct to self-willpower until the highest of life