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Psychosocial Intervention In Long Term Care

Author : Gary W Hartz
ISBN : 9781135784751
Genre : Medical
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The responsibility of providing mental health evaluations and treatment to nursing home patients is increasingly falling on the shoulders of social services and nursing staff. Psychosocial Intervention in Long-Term Care provides the advanced techniques you, as a caregiver, need for assessing and intervening with psychosocial and behavioral problems in LTC. Targeted to students and staff who are familiar with the basic needs and problems of LTC residents, this book also describes effective ways of documenting assessments and interventions to help you integrate results into the medical record and prepare for state surveys. Psychosocial Intervention in Long-Term Care presents you with information about common mental disorders in LTC, basic counseling techniques, and the three major types of psychiatric medication. You’ll also read about legal issues in the psychosocial arena and learn how to avoid burnout while working in LTC. Best of all, this book shows you how to: use the Geriatric Depression Scale and the Mini Mental Status Exam to screen for depression and dementia design thorough behavioral assessments through use of a tracking grid use results of assessments to set up effective behavioral interventions intervene with specific psychosocial problems, such as aggression document the results of assessments develop effective Resident Assessment Inventories prepare for state surveys and develop plans of correction in response to surveys Whether you’re a graduate student or new practitioner in social work, nursing, or health care administration, you’ll appreciate this book’s practical, hands-on approach to problem solving and its focus on the biopsychosocial model. Only through a thorough assessment of residents’physical, psychological, and social needs can we design effective intervention and provide the care they deserve.

Ageing And Long Term Care

Author : David R Phillips
ISBN : 9789812301734
Genre : Social Science
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The case-studies focus on the emergence, extent and nature of national policies on ageing and associated strategies to address long term care needs. Key opportunities for constraints on policy are identified in this first round of regional studies. Written by prominent researchers in Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore.

Social Work And Health Care In An Aging Society

Author : Barbara Berkman, DSW
ISBN : 0826197248
Genre : Social Science
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This book places significant issues related to the health, mental health, and well-being of older adults and their caregivers within the context of social work service delivery. By presenting the research of social work scholars, all experts in specific research areas, the editors clarify the value that social work brings to the larger realm of health care for older adults and their families. Special consideration is given to such issues as case management, urban, African-American elders, grandmothers raising grandchildren, aging persons with developmental disabilities, home health care, and more. For Further Information on Dr. Berkman, Please Click Here!

Correctional Mental Health

Author : Thomas J. Fagan
ISBN : 9781452236315
Genre : Social Science
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Correctional Mental Health is a broad-based, balanced guide for students who are learning to treat criminal offenders in a correctional mental health practice. Featuring a wide selection of readings, this edited text offers a thorough grounding in theory, current research, professional practice, and clinical experience. It emphasizes a biopsychosocial approach to caring for the estimated 20% of all U.S. prisoners who have a serious mental disorder. Providing a balance between theoretical and practical perspectives throughout, the text also provides readers with a big-picture framework for assessing current correctional mental health and criminal justice issues, offering clear strategies for addressing these challenges.

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924081046603
Genre : Nursing homes
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Readings

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924089495919
Genre : Mental health
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Psychiatric Consultation In Long Term Care

Author : Abhilash K. Desai
ISBN : 9781421409214
Genre : Psychology
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Studies show that residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities are at a substantial risk of having psychiatric disorders. This practical volume provides much-needed clinical guidance for the prevention and appropriate treatment of mental illness in long-term care settings. Abhilash K. Desai and George T. Grossberg offer a basic framework for a humanistic, team-based approach to meeting the needs of elder persons with mental disorders in long-term care facilities. Early chapters cover the demographics of residents, the epidemiology of their psychiatric symptoms, and the assessment process. Subsequent chapters focus on major disorders, including dementia, delirium, depression, psychosis, and anxiety. The authors discuss end-of-life issues and treatments and offer suggestions for improving care. Throughout, they highlight the importance of the relationship between staff and residents. Emphasizing creative engagement and hands-on care and featuring clinical vignettes and practical tips, this optimistic volume reinforces the potential for nursing homes and assisted living facilities to be communities where residents thrive. -- Kathleen C. Buckwalter, Director, The University of Iowa John A. Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence

Instructor S Manual With Test Item File To Accompany Aging And The Life Course

Author : Jill S. Quadagno
ISBN : 0072405546
Genre : Gerontology
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Perspectives On Science And Christian Faith

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ISBN : UOM:39015063379518
Genre : Religion and science
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Therapeutic Recreation

Author : David R. Austin
ISBN : UVA:X004745513
Genre : Social Science
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This book presents the most current and complete information available in a text on the practice of therapeutic recreation. It offers students a valuable learning resource and provides clinicians with a classic reference. The author combines knowledge from the behavioural sciences, psychiatry, education, nursing, and counselling with the knowledge from therapeutic recreation. This broad-based foundation provides a scholarly basis for clinical practice in therapeutic recreation.

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