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Caring For People in Community & Health Services

Caring For People in Community & Health Services (Paperback)

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Comprehensive textbook containing all major components of the revised NFQ Level 5 Community Health Services course (5M4468).

Demonstrates how carers can minimise the effects of ageing through interaction combined with best practice and care.

Illustrates how to care for and support people with a broad spectrum of needs, emphasising the importance of hands-on care in training.

Explains the historical context of disability, with emphasis on the hidden disability of mental illness and how its related experiences can lead to marginalisation and stigmatisation.

Provides an overview of dementia as experienced through the dimensions of health.

Places a significant focus on the importance of reflective practice and mentoring as methods of self-evaluation and skills development.

Communications section concentrates on therapeutic communications and the importance of understanding the legality of documentation in a care setting.

Issues related to work experience are discussed in the context of a care setting.

Written For:

NFQ Level 5 Community Health Services (5M4468)

NFQ Level 5 Healthcare Support (5M4339)

NFQ Level 5 Community Care (5M2786)

Medical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesHealth systems & servicesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesCare of the elderly Publisher: Gill Publication Date: 28/03/2013 ISBN-13: 9780717156276  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Frankie O'Sullivan is a tutor on the BA Social Care course in NUI Galway and has experience teaching and working in the health and social care industry in both Ireland and the UK. She is the Managing Director of Frontline Training Services, which offers tailored courses to healthcare professionals in Ireland. Moira Burns, SRN, Dip (Social Care), MA, has experience in nursing and social care practice in acute hospitals, community and industry. She teaches in NUI Galway and Trnava University, Slovakia, as well as on Child/Social Care vocational courses at FETAC Level 5 and HSE community education programmes. Rachel O'Sullivan, RNID, BSc, is a dedicated `best practice' and holistic nurse who began her career working in an Aged Care Unit for Intellectual Disabilities before moving to a community house, where her primary role was to deal with challenging behaviour and crisis intervention.

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