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Dementia care: a handbook for long-term care certified nursing assistants

Dementia care: a handbook for long-term care certified nursing assistants

Rubertino, Frosini, author

"This handbook will help certified nursing assistants (CNA) understand and address the challenging care needs of residents with dementia at each stage of the disease's progression. CNAs will benefit from the how-to guidance that breaks down CMS' initiative, and learn how to provide efficient and effective care to residents"--Page 4 of cover

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Published Danvers, MA : HCPro 2014
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Statement of responsibility: Frosini Rubertino
ISBN: 1556451369, 1556451377, 9781556451362, 9781556451379
Note: Print version record.
Language note: English.
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Subject: Dementia Patients Long-term care.; Long-Term Care standards.; Dementia Nursing Handbooks, manuals, etc.; MEDICAL Diseases.; Psychiatry.; Nursing Assistants standards.; Dementia Nursing.; MEDICAL Evidence-Based Medicine.; Dementia Patients Long-term care Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Dementia nursing.; HEALTH & FITNESS Diseases General.; Psychiatric Disorders, Individual.; MEDICAL Internal Medicine.; Health & Biological Sciences.; MEDICAL Clinical Medicine.
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Contents

  1. Dementia care in long-term care
  2. Understanding dementia and person-centered care
  3. Building an interdisciplinary dementia care team
  4. Conditions that impact cognitive functioning
  5. Assessment of behavioral conditions
  6. Non-pharmacological approaches to managing dementia behaviors
  7. Pharmacological approaches to managing dementia behaviors
  8. Monitoring outcomes of approaches
  9. Dementia care and the nursing assistant
  10. Dementia care resources.