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Home Care for Client With Alzheimers

Home Care for Client With Alzheimers - 99 edition

Home Care for Client With Alzheimers - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9780827379336

ISBN10: 0827379331

Home Care for Client With Alzheimers by Jetta Lee Fuzy - ISBN 9780827379336
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 1999
International: No
Home Care for Client With Alzheimers by Jetta Lee Fuzy - ISBN 9780827379336

ISBN13: 9780827379336

ISBN10: 0827379331

Edition: 99

Summary

Use this module as a resource for in-service training in the care of the client with Alzheimer's Disease. A general review of the nervous system focusing on the brain, memory disorders normal and abnormal signs of aging and other common disorders are reviewed. Specific roles and functions of the home care aide especially observation, reporting, and recording information are stressed. Safety and emergency procedures, abuse issues, and psychosocial influences are also addressed. End-of-chapter review questions test readers' comprehension of the material.

  • Focuses on the health care needs of this special client population
  • Stand-alone chapters make it ideal as an in-service training resource
  • End of chapter review questions test your comprehension
  • Helpful hints provided throughout module emphasize key points


Author Bio

Fuzy, Jetta Lee : Health Education Incorporated

Jetta Lee Fuzy, RN MS is a director of Development and Training for the Health Education Incorporated in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction.



Anatomy and Physiology.
Memory Disorders.
AD.
Health Care Aide Roles and Functions.
Care of the Client with Alzheimer's Disease.
Procedures. Education and Support.
The Caregiver.
Safety and Emergencies.
Client Abuse.
Psychosocial Needs.

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