Knowledge to Care

A Handbook for Care Assistants

Author: Angela Dustagheer,Joan Harding,Christine McMahon

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781405111119

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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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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Dementia Care A Care Worker Handbook

Author: Belinda Goode,Gayle Booth

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444189492

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 216

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Working with people with dementia? Training in adult or dementia care? You don't have to go it alone! Caring for people with dementia is one of the most challenging and rewarding roles in Health and Social Care. But with a range of awards, certificates and pathways for work-based learners it can be a confusing area for qualifications. That's why we've put together a one-stop handbook to support your training and continuing professional development in demential care. Here in one place is all the topic knowledge, assessment support and practical advice you will need for a range of dementia care qualifications. Core topics are linked to the specific learning and assessment objectives you need to cover for 16 QCF dementia units. Case studies tie learning into the many different settings and roles across Home Care, Residential Care, NHS and Private Settings. This book is especially useful for candidates taking the: Level 2 Award or Certificate in Awareness of Dementia Level 3 Award or Certificate in Awareness of Dementia Level 2 Diploma Health and Social Care Dementia Pathway Level 3 Diploma Health and Social Care Dementia Pathway. It's also a must have reference for those who want to brush up skills and knowledge from previous qualifications. So whatever your level of specialism, give yourself the tools you need to survive and even flourish in dementia care.
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Mental Health Care

A Care Worker Handbook

Author: Tina Tilmouth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781444183795

Category: Psychiatric nursing

Page: 216

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Support all mandatory QCF units in mental health awards, certificates and diplomas with this handbook written for work-based learners and mapped to major qualifications from all awarding organisations, including City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Mental Health. Mental Health Care is part of the Care Worker Handbooks series, which provides practical, easy-to-understand topic knowledge, assessment support and advice for a range of qualifications. Core topics are linked to the specific competencies and knowledge is related to the many different settings and roles across Home Care, Residential Care, NHS and private settings. It is especially useful for candidates taking any of the Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 awards, certificates and diplomas in mental health care or for brushing up skills and knowledge from previous qualifications. - Link client types with the competencies you will need with this topic-based approach - Learn from case studies which provide lessons for care in a variety of situations - Learn from authors who have extensive experience in this area
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Religions, Culture and Healthcare

A Practical Handbook for Use in Healthcare Environments, Second Edition

Author: Susan Hollins

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1138030953

Category: Medical

Page: 154

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Health professionals provide care to patients of differing religions and cultures, and knowledge of their cultural and religious background, way of life and beliefs and practices is vital to delivering sensitive and responsive care. This revised and updated guide provides practical and comprehensive information on each of the major faiths, providing an accessible reference for appropriate day to day care of patients in multicultural societies. Healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, midwives, healthcare assistants, physiotherapists, psychologists, hospital chaplains and administrative staff will find it an indispensable ready reference.
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Learning Disabilities Care A Care Worker Handbook

Author: Tina Marshall,Layla Baker

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444189484

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Working with people with Learning Disabilities? Training in Learning Disabilities care? You don't have to go it alone! Caring for people with Learning Disabilities is one of the most challenging and rewarding roles in Health and Social Care. But with a range of awards, certificates and pathways available to work-based learners it can be a confusing area. That's why we've put together a one-stop handbook to support your training and continuing professional development in caring for people with learning disabilities. Here in one place is all the topic knowledge, assessment support and practical advice you will need for a range of learning disabilities qualifications. Core topics are linked to the specific learning and assessment objectives you need to cover for up to 22 QCF units. Case studies tie learning into the many different situations and roles across Home Care, Residential Care, NHS and Private Settings. This book is especially useful for candidates taking the: Level 2 Award in Learning Disabilities Level 2 Certificate in Learning Disabilities Level 3 Award in Learning Disabilities Level 3 Certificate in Learning Disabilities It's also a must have reference for those who want to brush up skills and knowledge from previous qualifications. So whatever your level of specialism, give yourself the tools you need to survive and support your clients with learning disabilities.
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End of Life Care

A Care Worker Handbook

Author: Caroline Morris,Fiona Collier

Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers

ISBN: 9781444163247

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 226

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Caring for people at the end of life is one of the most challenging and rewarding roles in Health and Social Care. But with a range of awards, certificates and units available to work-based learners it can be a confusing area for qualifications. That's why we've put together a one-stop handbook to support your training and continuing professional development in end of life care. Here in one place is all the topic knowledge, assessment support and practical advice you will need for a range of end of life care qualifications. Core topics are linked to the specific learning and assessment objectives you need to cover for 8 QCF units and national competencies. Case studies tie learning into the many different situations and roles across Home Care, Residential Care, NHS and Private Settings. This book is especially useful for candidates taking the: - Level 2 Award in End of Life Care - Level 2 Certificate in End of Life Care - Level 3 Award in End of Life Care - Level 3 Certificate in End of Life Care It's also a must have reference for those who want to brush up skills and knowledge from previous qualifications. So whatever your level of specialism, give yourself the tools you need for your role and your clients in end of life care.
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Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care

Knowledge and Theory Second Edition

Author: Joyce Lishman

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781846426520

Category: Social Science

Page: 408

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This substantially revised, expanded and updated edition of the popular Handbook of Theory for Practice Teachers is a comprehensive summary of the theory, knowledge, research and evidence relating to practice learning in social care. Focussing on knowledge-based practice with a focus on improving outcomes, the five sections of the book cover: * the reasons and circumstances in which people may become social work service users * a holistic consideration of assessment in general and specific contexts, including risk assessment and management * methods of intervention, including cognitive behavioural social work, task centred practice, advocacy, crisis intervention, family therapy and group care * the legal, policy, research and evidence context in which assessment and intervention occur, as well as interdisciplinary work and organisational aspects of social work practice * reflective practice, evaluation and evidence based practice as integral parts of social workers' engagement with the complex needs of individuals outside the existing parameters of policy or research findings. This key text is essential reading for students, practitioners and teachers in social work.
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The Handbook for Nurse Associates and Assistant Practitioners

Author: Gillian Rowe,Chris Counihan,Scott Ellis,Deborah Gee,Kevin Graham,Michelle Henderson,Janette Barnes,Jade Carter-Bennett

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 152641760X

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Written specifically for students who are undertaking a foundation degree or higher level apprenticeship in healthcare practice, or for those studying for the new nurse associate role, this book provides readers with the core knowledge and skills, giving them a springboard to further study. Key features include: a one-stop shop for the course including a broad range of topics such as study skills, professional development, infection control and health promotion, health sciences, mental health, learning disabilities, children and families, clinical case studies throughout to show how theory relates to real-life practice different levels of activity to help students ‘step up learning’ whether they are at level 4 or 5 Written by a wide range of authors with both experience in practice and in running degrees in nursing and health, the book is essential reading for all healthcare support workers, assistant practitioners and nurse associates.
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Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care, Third Edition

Knowledge and Theory

Author: Joyce Lishman

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784500100

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

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This fully updated and expanded third edition of a classic text provides a comprehensive introduction to key theory, knowledge, research and evidence relating to practice learning in social work and social care. It outlines the theories that underpin social care practice, the main assessment models and interventions, and also offers guidance on the effective implementation of assessment across a range of professional contexts. Contributors from research, policy-making and practice backgrounds offer guidance on how to apply policy and research findings in everyday practice while ensuring that the complex needs of each individual service user are met. This third edition also features new chapters on group work, social pedagogy and personalisation. The Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care is an essential resource for ensuring effective evidence-based practice which will be valued by students, educators and practitioners alike.
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A Handbook for Student Nurses

Introducing Key Issues Relevant for Practice

Author: Wendy Benbow,Gill Jordan

Publisher: Reflect PressLtd

ISBN: 9781906052195

Category: Medical

Page: 244

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A Handbook for Student Nurses is a comprehensive introduction to the essential background knowledge and understanding that pre-registration nursing students need to gain in order to have a foundation on which to build the rest of their training. Providing crucial context and an examination of key issues, this book encapsulates the core of first-year nursing in one cost-effective resource. This interactive textbook supports learners with case studies and examples, activities and reflection points, a glossary and references. Key documents, legislation and reports are introduced and further reading offers a guide to further information on the topic covered and website links to relevant organisations. The book acts both as learning support and as a reference resource that is easy to dip into for key information .A Handbook for Student Nurses is also suitable for: * People returning to nursing who require an update on the latest developments in the profession; * Those considering a career in nursing and looking for an introduction to the profession; * Health care assistants, assistant practitioners and students studying on Foundation Degree, NVQ and Access programmes looking to increase their understanding of the framework in which they practice.
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