Knowledge to Care: A Handbook for Care Assistants

Knowledge to Care: A Handbook for Care Assistants

By: Angela Dustagheer (editor), Joan Harding (editor), Christine McMahon (editor)Paperback

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Description

This is a second edition of a successful, accessible textbook for health care assistants, which provides them with the knowledge and skills needed for everyday practice e.g. patient handling, meeting day-to-day needs, infection control, and patient confidentiality.

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About Author

The lead editor, Angela Dustagheer is Staff Development Officer at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability, London and NVQ external examiner and internal verifier.

Contents

* Clients' rights * Ethics * Individuality and diversity * Communication * Working with people whose behaviour challenges the service * Obtaining and storing client information * Basic biomechanics: moving and handling equipment * Mobility and safer client handling * Control of infection * Meeting the elimination needs of the client * Meeting the hygiene needs of the client * Meeting the nutritional needs of the client * Promoting comfort, rest, sleep and caring for the client in pain * Postnatal care * Caring for children and their families * Community care * Caring for the terminally ill client and their family

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/02/2005
  • ISBN13: 9781405111119
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9781405111119
  • weight: 756
  • ISBN10: 1405111119

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