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Being a Homemaker/Home Health Aide

Being a Homemaker/Home Health Aide - 5th edition

Being a Homemaker/Home Health Aide - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780130838971

ISBN10: 0130838977

Being a Homemaker/Home Health Aide by Elana Zucker - ISBN 9780130838971
Edition: 5TH 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2000
International: No
Being a Homemaker/Home Health Aide by Elana Zucker - ISBN 9780130838971

ISBN13: 9780130838971

ISBN10: 0130838977

Edition: 5TH 00

Summary

Covering everything from the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology to postpartum care, this book offers well-organized chapter, easy-to-follow narrative, step-by-step procedures, and many concept-supporting illustrations.

Explores such areas as corporate compliance, patient satisfaction, and cultural competencies. Also updates/expands sections on identifying abuse, and incorporating standard precautions into all activities.

For home health care professionals seeking a refresher and reference book.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Orientation to the Home Care Industry.
2. Communication Skills.
3. Working with People.
4. Caring for a Geriatric Client.
5. Working with Children.
6. Care of the Dying in the Home.
7. Anatomy and Physiology.
8. Infection Control in the Home.
9. Care of the Client's Environment.
10. Planning, Purchasing, and Serving Food.
11. Basic Body Movement and Positions.
12. Skin Care.
13. Personal Care.
14. Rehabilitation of the Client.
15. Measuring and Recording Client Vital Signs.
16. Intake and Output.
17. Specimen Collection.
18. Special Procedures.
19. Common Diseases You Will See.
20. Emergency Procedures.

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