Improving Nursing Home Care of the Dying: A Training Manual for Nursing Home Staff
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BeschreibungIn eight innovative sessions, Henderson, Hanson, and Reynolds provide sage advice, numerous case studies, a wide variety of assessment tools, intructional guidelines, and practical exercises to educate nursing home staff about care of the dying. A Multidisciplinary focus outlines important roles for all staff members in providing competent and compassionate end-of-life care.
InhaltsverzeichnisEnvisioning a good death; recognizing the final phase of life; grief and loss - understanding and supporting families; advance care planning; choices about eating and drinking; pain management; emotional and spiritual; caring for the caregivers - taking care of yourself emotionally. Appendices: Flacker Mortality Score; approaches to pain assessment and treatment; advance care planning booklet for nursing home residents; advance care planning booklet for families of nursing home residents; participants' handouts.
Untertitel: First. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER PUB CO
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2003
Seitenanzahl: 208 Seiten