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Dementia care: a handbook for long-term care nursing staff

Dementia care: a handbook for long-term care nursing staff

Rubertino, Frosini, author

Annotation Dementia Care: A Handbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Staff Sold in packs of 10! Adhere to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dementia care initiative to reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in treating residents with dementia. This handbook will help long-term care nurses understand and address the challenging care needs of residents with dementia at each stage of the disease's progression. Nurses will benefit from the how-to guidance that breaks down CMS' initiative, and learn how to provide efficient and effective care to residents. This book provides: Guidance on the use of non-pharmacological methods of reducing dementia-related behaviors Tips on caring for residents with dementia Strategies for educating staff to provide assistance and assurance to residents' family members Table of Contents About the Author Foreword Chapter 1: Dementia Care in Long-Term Care Chapter 2: Understanding Dementia and Person-Centered Care Chapter 3: Building an Interdisciplinary Dementia Care Team Chapter 4: Conditions that Impact Cognitive Functioning Chapter 5: Assessment of Behavioral Conditions Chapter 6: Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Dementia Behaviors Chapter 7: Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Dementia Behaviors Chapter 8: Monitoring Outcomes of Approaches Chapter 9: Dementia Care and the Nursing Staff Dementia Care Resources

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. Electronic books. Handbooks and manuals.
Published Danvers, MA : HCPro 2014
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Statement of responsibility: Frosini Rubertino
ISBN: 1556451407, 1556451415, 9781556451409, 9781556451416
EAN: 9781556451409
Note: Print version record.
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Other Number: 9781556451409
Subject: Dementia Nursing Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Dementia Nursing.; Dementia Patients Long-term care.; MEDICAL Evidence-Based Medicine.; HEALTH & FITNESS Diseases General.; MEDICAL Clinical Medicine.; MEDICAL Diseases.; Dementia Patients Long-term care Handbooks, manuals, etc.; MEDICAL Internal Medicine.
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