Care of the Older Person PDF ePub eBook

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Care of the Older Person free pdf New textbook based on the revised FETAC module descriptor (5N2706) introducing the knowledge, skill and competence required to meet the needs of the older person in a variety of care settings. * Presents a range of age-related issues such as healthy ageing, demographic trends, normal physiological and psychological processes of ageing. * Examines the social impact of and various attitudes to ageing. * Role of the health care assistant in providing care and promoting positive attitudes to ageing is highlighted. * Explores the physical, social, emotional, psychological, recreational, financial, environmental and spiritual needs of the older person. * Discusses issues relating to mental illness and dementia. * Identifies appropriate care practices to meet the needs of the dying older person and the older person with sensory or cognitive impairment or physical disabilities. * Facilitate aspects of care of the older person to include empowerment, advocacy, independence, dignity, respect, choice and self-esteem. * Presents guidelines on how to communicate effectively and respectfully with the relatives of the older person. Written For: Students taking the Care of the Older Person (5N2706) component as part of the following major awards: Community Care (5M2786) Health Service Skills (5M3782) Healthcare Support (5M4339) Nursing Studies (5M4349) Community Health Services Level 5 (5M4467 and 5M4468)

About NIFAST

Nifast is a FETAC accredited leading specialist in health and safety training in Ireland and is associated with the Health and Safety Authority, IOSH, NISO and RoSPA.

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Author : NIFAST
Publisher : Gill
Data Published : 15 March 2013
ISBN : 0717157253
EAN : 9780717157259
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 112 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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