Promoting Positive Practice in Nursing Older People

Edited by Sharon Pickering, MSc, BSc (Hons), BA (Hons), RGN, DipN (Lond), PGDip (HSSM); and Jeanette Thompson, MA, BSc (Hons), RNMH, DipN (Lond), CertEd, ITEC, PG Dip (HSSM)
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  • positive approach integrates theory and practice from different disciplines
  • chapters included on innovative practical approaches to therapeutic communication including the use of touch and relaxation
  • colour plate section
  • extensive use of case studies provides links to readers practice
  • user-friendly text design includes reflection and discussion points
  • This innovative text focuses on promoting a positive approach to practice and the value of older people in our society. Multi-disciplinary contributors provide a practice-focused text that integrates theory and practice from several diverse disciplines. Features case studies and activities to encourage reflection.
    ISBN 9780702020803
    Author Informaiton By Sharon Pickering, MSc, BSc (Hons), BA (Hons), RGN, DipN (Lond), PGDip (HSSM), Practice and Professional Developmental Manager, Northern General Hospital NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK; and Jeanette Thompson, MA, BSc (Hons), RNMH, DipN (Lond), CertEd, ITEC, PGDip (HSSM), Manager, Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities, Oxford Learning Disability Trust, and Lecturer, Oxford Brooks University, Oxford, UK
    Pp Authortext Pickering & Thompson
    Table of Content Part I: Values, Attitudes and Beliefs. Cutural Perspectives. Choices and Autonomy. Risk Management. Part II: Optimum Health. Positive Approaches to Health. Sexuality. Spirituality. Social Networks. Part III: Therapeutic Interventions. Communication. Touch. Sensory Environments. Relaxation. Part IV: Future Issues. Outcome Measures. Resource Issues. Policy Dimensions.
    Imprint Bailliere Tindall
    Publication Date 07-08-1998
    Pages 352
    Trim 248x191
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