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Elder Care in Occupational TherapyElder Care in Occupational Therapy has been extensively revised into a new and completely updated second edition. This pragmatic text presents up-to-date information in a user-friendly format that seamlessly flows from one subject to the next. From wellness to hospice, Elder Care in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition offers a broad yet detailed discussion of occupational therapy practice that is devoted to older adults. A wide variety of topics are covered in a concise format, such as historic…

Elder Care in Occupational TherapyThis manual provides the therapist with a variety of occupational therapy treatment programmes, media and modalities useful in working with late-life adults. Throughout the text, case histories demonstrate successful treatment strategies, and there is a comprehensive review of the ageing process….

Exercise for Frail Elders Today’s fitness leader not only needs training in leading a comprehensive exercise program but also needs an understanding of the limitations and special needs of those with illness, disability, chronic disorders, or a sedentary lifestyle. Exercise for Frail Elders assists you in designing an exercise program as part of either a general recreation, wellness, restorative, or rehabilitation program. It is a practical reference for those instructors working with seniors, the frail elderly, and o…

Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA, 1eWorking with elders in skilled nursing homes and intermediate care facilities has become the number one practice area for COTAs. This is the only book available to fill that need! It will not only be a required classroom text in OTA programs, but it will also become an indispensable reference text for COTAs in practice in long-term and immediate-term care facilities, home care organizations, rehabilitation programs, and hospitals. This is a highly readable, user-friendly text containing many cas…

Better Elder Care: A Nurse's Guide to Caring for Older AdultsThis new reference provides the nurse with practical information on health conditions that typically affect geriatric patients–from Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, and diabetes to hip fracture, incontinence, and Parkinson’s disease. It also reviews the normal physiologic deficits associated with aging, such as vision and hearing impairments; pharmacodynamic changes in aging; and such timely issues as elder abuse, advance directives, living wills, assisted living, pain control, Medicare, and end…