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Health care, older people, and community nurses

Health care, older people, and community nurses

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Published by Scutari for the Royal College of Nursing in Harrow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRoyal College of Nursing Forum for Nurses Working withthe Elderly Mentally Ill.
ContributionsForum for Nurses Working with the Elderly Mentally Ill.
The Physical Object
Pagination19p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18805439M
ISBN 101870687310
OCLC/WorldCa24713106

  This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It conveys the depth of knowledge needed to develop the complex and sometimes delicate skills required for nursing interventions and support of older :   Review of previous edition: "An extremely popular and valuable resource to students, practitioners and managers in community health care nursing." Journal of Advanced Nursing Community Health Care Nursing has become established as an essential source of reference for all those working in the primary care and community health care domain. The Fourth Edition of this successful text Reviews: 1.

This paper reports a study describing community nurses' health promotion work with older people aged 50 years and above, and exploring particular health promotion initiatives for older people that. Once an assessment is made, the community nurse can develop a plan to address the health care needs of that community, given the resources that are available. Educator. A community nurse can improve the health of families and communities through teaching them about healthy lifestyle choices.

Get this from a library! Shaping mutuality: a grounded theory study of community psychiatric nurses' work with family caregivers of older people with depression. [Yun-Hee Jeon]. rates of care-dependent older people and noncommunicable diseases as the leading cause of chronic illness and disability. The break-up of the traditional large family group and urbanization will also lead to gaps in the care of older or disabled family members. These changes in needs and social structure require a different approach to health File Size: 1MB.


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Nursing care of older people provides a new, contemporary, evidence based and practical guide to meeting the holistic health needs of older patients. With a clear and engaging style, the authors outline a rigorous and robust account of underlying principles and Cited by: 3.

(Journal of Dementia Care, July/August ) Health care good purchase for those specialising in the nursing of older people." (Primary Health Care) "This is a useful book for student nurses and those wishing to gain a fundamental understanding of mental health needs in older people." (Journal of Community Nursing).

The last article in our six-part series on the assessment of older people explores what nurses need to know about older people spiritual aspects of older people’s health and wellbeing Abstract The multidisciplinary and holistic assessment of older people allows health professionals to gain insight into their individual needs.

Best care for older people in hospital uses a person-centred approach and evidence-based tools and resources to identify and respond to the risks associated with hospital admission.

To provide best care we must consider how the person’s medical treatment and healthcare may limit their activity as well as impact on their level of independence. Ageist Attitudes and Practices Among Health Care Professionals.

There is an ample body of literature documenting negative attitudes towards older patients among health care providers, though conclusions are limited due to the use of a wide range of measurement approaches (for example, a number of different instruments have been used to assess “ageist” attitudes).Cited by: The Home and Community Care Program for Younger People provides funding for services which support frail older people, younger people with disabilities and their carers.

Wellbeing and participation The Victorian Government provides a range of programs to maximise older people’s health and wellbeing and social participation across all life stages. Older people use a range of healthcare services, from acute hospitals to community care.

Members of the nursing team – including nurses, nursing assistants, nursing associates and healthcare assistants (HCAs) – play an important role in caring for them, while a range of other health professionals are involved in assessing their individual.

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Dignity in the care of patients and clients of all ages, whether in hospital or community settings, is an area of increasing national and international importance and concern. However, a comprehensive, accessible resource for nurses and midwives on the theory and practice of dignity in care has until now been lacking.

Dignity in Healthcare provides a practical approach, underpinned by up-to Reviews: 1. our aging population. Nurses provide the front line health care for older adults in a wide variety of settings, including preventive care in primary care offices and in the community, acute care in hospitals, and long-term care in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

Nurses and nurse scientists lead and participate on theFile Size: KB. These nurses provide comprehensive care to patients within their homes, at organized events such as health fairs, and at agencies and institutions serving people who have particular health needs.

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out of 5 stars 6. Kindle Edition. $ # in Nursing Home & Community Health # in Home & Community Nursing Care # in Nursing Reference (Books)3/5(2). delivery of nursing care for the older person. This essay will be based from the perspective of the impact of a registered nurse’s ageist behaviour on the older patient, the nursing care of the older patient and the impact on colleagues in the health care team.

community health services including nurse leaders, health and wellbeing boards, Clinical Commissioning Groups and Area Teams and others with an interest in developing integrated care for older people.

The document is produced within the framework of ‘Compassion in Practice’File Size: 1MB. About Medical Care for The Elderly Book (): How to Deal with 21 Critical Issues Facing Aging Seniors Aging seniors and their families are often confounded by the complexity of issues facing the elderly (including declining income, increased debt, poor investment returns, declining health, medical crises, complex insurance programs, long.

Public health nurses visit new-born infants and their mothers in their homes within 6 weeks of the birth. They are also involved in the arrangement of school health some areas, public health nurses keep a register of older people and visit them as a matter of course.

Aging and the Attitude of Health Care Providers. It is natural that health care providers such as doctors, pharmacists or nurses will have the same attitude towards aging as other Americans. Without proper geriatric care training, these people can fall into the same.

Community Matron. Katherine Frank and Sue Harding are our Community Matrons. Community matrons specialise in caring for older people, whether they live in their own home or a care home.

They help patients manage their health problems and try to prevent unnecessary admissions to hospital. Introduction. Ageing is associated with increased reliance on health-related and support services [10, 14].Old age often goes hand in hand with increasingly complex and often interrelated problems, encompassing physical, psychological and social health [].Older people also tend to have higher rates of chronic illness such as diabetes, heart disease or disabilities associated with by:.

Many frail or disabled elderly people are now being maintained in the community, partially at least as a consequence of the Community Care Act This paper details the work of the major health professionals who are involved in caring for older people in the community and describes how to access nursing, palliative care, continence, mental health, Hospital at Home, physiotherapy Cited by: Caring for Older Adults encourages schools of nursing and their practice partners to help create a future in which care of older adults is holistic, consistently competent, individualized, and humane.

The NLN is grateful to the John A. Hartford Foundation, the Independence Foundation, and Laerdal Medical for. A community health nurse or public health nurse identifies people in need and reaches out to them. Whether they are helping young pregnant women, the elderly or victims of crime, community health nurses spearhead efforts to aid vulnerable groups of people.