This highly useful resource addresses the challenges of providing home care to the ever-increasing senior population. Clear and comprehensive, the book offers organized guidelines for dealing with the elderly client. The reader will learn to institute effective, efficient programs to prevent skin breakdown, deal with incontinence, confusion, verbally abusive behavior and more. Coverage includes cultural diversity and legal and ethical issues.

Home Care of the Elderly 1998, Lippincott Raven, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9780781715423