The Encyclopedia of Elder Care

The Encyclopedia of Elder Care
Name The Encyclopedia of Elder Care
Author Mathy Doval Mezey
Description Elder care has become a growing concern for many families, for communities, for health professionals, and for the many establishments that provide living arrangements for the elderly. To work in elder care requires a command of current information from multiple disciplines, including nursing, medicine, social work, counseling, even dentistry and physical therapy. Now, for the first time, this information has been gathered in a single source.
The Encyclopedia of Elder Care features nearly 300 articles providing practical information on how to care for elders. Written by experts, this state-of-the-art resource addresses: home care, including family-based care; nursing home care; rehabilitation; case management; social services; assisted living; palliative care; and more.
Each article concludes with references to pertinent Web sites. Easy to read and extensively cross-referenced, this comprehensive resource on geriatric and social care will be an indispensable tool for all in the caring professions.
Publisher Prometheus Books
Language Not Available
Rating 4.0
ISBN 1591021898
Total Pages 824
Published Year 2004
Published Month 1
Published Day 5
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