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Picard, André

Summary: "It took the coronavirus pandemic to open our eyes to the deplorable state of so many of the nation's long-term care homes: the inhumane conditions, overworked and underpaid staff, and lack of oversight. In this timely new book, esteemed health reporter André Picard reveals the full extent of the crisis in eldercare, and offers an urgently needed prescription to fix a broken system. When...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Canada 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 PIC

Summary: When a patient at a long-term care facility is depressed, confused, or displays aggressive behavior, it can create a stressful environment for other residents as well as numerous frustrations for the staff. This program is designed to help nursing assistants build support skills and develop a bedside manner as they meet the emotional needs of patients-while also avoiding burnout. Topics include...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Contents: The call of history : "We're gonna get this done" -- The house of Pelosi : deals and betrayals -- The power of one : Lieberman blocks the way -- The rescue : Obama's last chance -- Priority one : expanding coverage -- The individual mandate : how it will work -- The insurers : more customers, more resrnctions -- The insured : it's status quo for now -- Under thirty : joining the system, like it...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 344.7303 WAS

Kane, Robert L.

Contents: Background -- The stroke -- Rehabilitation -- Assisted living -- The dementia unit -- Nursing home -- Doctors, other medical personnel, and hospitals -- Informal care -- The roads not taken -- End of life -- What kind of long-term care do we want? -- What can we do about it?.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vanderbilt University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.61 KAN

Sheridan, Carmel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cottage Books 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.8 SHE

Summary: A disturbing irony of institutional medicine is that hospitals and other health care facilities are hotbeds of microbial infection. This program demonstrates measures that help protect patients and reduce the spread of harmful germs. Showing how and why long-term care residents are highly susceptible to infection, the video lays out clear objectives and strategies designed to cut down, if not...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2003

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Summary: Addressing the human as well as nutritional needs of elderly people, this program thoroughly covers proper meal-serving technique in the communal dining hall, the private residence, and bed. Special feeding circumstances and solutions are also examined. Designed for assisted-living and long-term-care facilities, but also helpful for caregivers in a home health care setting. Good nutrition is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2004

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Matthews, J. L.

Summary: To find the right kind of long-term care, you may need to make difficult personal, medical, and financial decisions during emotionally tough times. Long-Term Care helps you and your family understand the range of available choices. Even more important, it guides you toward the best care you can afford. You'll learn how to: explore your options for home care, assisted living, and nursing homes,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.16 MAT

Summary: This program explains what it means to "eat right," examines the special nutritional requirements of older adults, and considers food-related health concerns that can affect nutritional status later in life. In addition to detailed food and fluid guidelines for healthy living, the following are addressed: nutrient deficiencies common to the aging adult; malnutrition-related conditions such as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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