The Comfort of Home: An Illustrated Step-By-Step Guide for Caregivers, 2nd Edition

The Comfort of Home: An Illustrated Step-By-Step Guide for Caregivers, 2nd Edition by Maria M. Meyer, Paula Derr RN

ISBN10: 0966476735
ISBN13: 978-0966476736
Author: Maria M. Meyer, Paula Derr RN
Title: The Comfort of Home: An Illustrated Step-By-Step Guide for Caregivers, 2nd Edition
Publisher: Care Trust Publications; 2 edition (June 1, 2002)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1616 kb
Size PDF: 1837 kb
Rating: 4.2/5
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Subcategory: Diseases & Physical Ailments

The Comfort of Home: An Illustrated Step-By-Step Guide for Caregivers, 2nd Edition by Maria M. Meyer, Paula Derr RN



Winner of the 1999 Benjamin Franklin Award for Health Titles

Now - at last - a guide that promises to take the fear out of home care and brings confidence and peace of mind to caregivers.

Simple and Practical! Starts with the basics - which most books wrongly assume you already know. Easy to read.

Positive and Empowering! Contains all the information you need at your fingertips - both now and as new health care needs arise. Like a trusted friend, it will guide you every step of the way.

Full of Money-Saving Ideas! Emphasizes simple ways to prevent accidents and infections that lead to expensive hospital stays.

A to Z!

Takes you through all the steps of home care, helping you to:

  • Learn the latest American Heart Association CPR standards
  • Make the home safe and comfortable for people with special needs.
  • Easily handle everyday activities like toileting, bathing, and wheelchair transfers.
  • Ensure getting proper nutrition.
  • Avoid infections and illnesses.
  • Deal with the particular needs of a person with Alzheimer?s.
  • Communicate with health care professionals to get the service you need.
  • Learn latest American Heart Association CPR standards.
  • Understand end-of-life health care documents.
  • Avoid caregiver burnout.
  • Plus - Contains checklists, resources, and tips to make your job easier.
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