Caring for People in Community & Health Services

by Frankie O'Sullivan

New textbook containing all the major components of the revised FETAC 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 a method of self-evaluation and skills development. * Communications section concentrates on therapeutic communications and the importance of understanding the legality of documentation within a care setting. * Issues related to work experience are discussed within the context of a care setting. Written For: FETAC Level 5 Community Health Services (5M4468 and 5M4467) FETAC Level 5 Healthcare Support (5M4339) FETAC Level 5 Community Care (5M2786)

ISBN: 9780717156276

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Date of Publication: 02/04/2013

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