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Health Care of the Aged

Needs, Policies and Services (Journal of Gerontological Social Work Series) (Journal of Gerontological Social Work Series)

by Abraham Monk

  • 213 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Haworth Press .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Care of the elderly,
  • Geriatric medicine,
  • Health systems & services,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • United States,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health Insurance for Aged and,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Medical care,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Gerontology,
  • Government policy,
  • Health Policy,
  • Health Services for the Aged,
  • Older people

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8614609M
    ISBN 101560240652
    ISBN 109781560240655

    Elderly care, or simply eldercare (also known in parts of the English speaking world as aged care), is the fulfillment of the special needs and requirements that are unique to senior broad term encompasses such services as assisted living, adult day care, long term care, nursing homes (often referred to as residential care), hospice care, and home care. Books shelved as health-care-related: Panic Away by Barry McDonagh, The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care by.

    The first hospital in South Africa, a temporary tent to care for sick sailors of the Dutch East India Company (the Company) afflicted by diseases such as typhoid and scurvy, was started at the Cape of Good Hope in A permanent hospital was completed in Initially, convalescent soldiers provided to others whatever care they could, but around the first Binnenmoeder (Dutch for. Ageing, health, and health care population averages as units of observation, the interaction effect of time and age-group dummies was not consistently increasing in age.

    Variations in health were noted for each age group, with the most consistent and striking results found for poverty status and health insurance coverage. Poor adults, near poor adults, and adults with Medicaid were the most disadvantaged in terms of health status, physical and social functioning, health care utilization, and health behaviors. People use health care services for many reasons: to cure illnesses and health conditions, to mend breaks and tears, to prevent or delay future health care problems, to reduce pain and increase quality of life, and sometimes merely to obtain information about their health status and prognosis.


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Health Care of the Aged: Needs, Policies, and Services (Journal of Gerontological Social Work) 1st Edition by Abraham Monk (Author)Cited by: 3. As roles and issues change, this valuable book will become increasingly important to those involved in providing services and care to the elderly.

Health care administrators, policymakers, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, and caregivers will benefit from the expertise presented in Health Care of the by: 3. Health Care and the Aged: A Nursing Perspective Subsequent Edition by Peter Brown (Editor) ISBN Developed from an education program in clinical geriatrics offered through the Division on Aging of the Harvard Medical School, this authoritative text provides broad, interdisciplinary coverage of geriatric health care.

The book incorporates the theory and skill needed for many disciplines to Format: Paperback. The book has 22 chapters: 1. aged care nursing, 2. nursing assessments, 3. skin and oral hygiene, 4. pressure ulcers and leg ulcers, 5. foot care, 6. nutrition, 7.

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At the very heart of the book is the people who are living, who have lived their lives and are generously sharing their experiences with you—people who are ageing, people who make up families and communities and people who are health professionals, especially registered nurses, who work with and provide support for individuals, families and communities to ensure the best possible outcomes.

As people age, their health needs tend to become more complex with a general trend towards declining capacity and the increased likelihood of having one or more chronic diseases.

Health services are often designed to cure acute conditions or symptoms and tend to manage health issues in disconnected and fragmented ways, that lack coordination across care providers, settings and time.

Rejected by family, out of money, many older individuals turn to, almost surrender to, the health care delivery system as a last resort. As one might expect, the aged, the sick, the crippled, and the blind left the public institutions in large numbers in order to qualify for the Social Security : Douglas R.

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Summary: Examining the need for the development of better health care for the aged, this book focuses on the social, political and fiscal criteria involved.

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