ADULT DEVELOPMENT AND AGING makes it easier to study and learn. This best-selling development text helps you connect what you're learning with real life while providing you with the tools you need to be successful in your course. Learning objectives, concept checks, review questions (organized by topic heading for quick review), and key terms (with definitions) help you focus on what's important in each chapter.
Healthy Ageing and Aged Care takes an inter-disciplinary approach to supporting older people within the community and in care. The text takes a holistic view of the older person, and emphasises the positive aspects of the ageing process, maintaining that people age in healthy ways and continueto be an integral part of their families and communities. Based on the principles of the social determinants of health, the book is organised in three sections: The Context of Ageing, Social Aspects of Ageing, and Clinical Aspects of Ageing.
"....is designed to meet the needs of workers in the home, community and/or a residential setting, who are required to provide person-centred support to people who are ageing and/or have a disability-related condition. The person-centred approach is reflected in each of the 16 chapters as well as in recent changes, which include the introduction of Consumer Directed Care and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
From a combined team of academics and practicing clinicians, Johnson's Caring for Older People 2e is the most representative resource in the market, featuring a diverse range of ethnicities, genders and sexualities.
This Fourth edition has been updated to cover components of the National Aged Care Training Package for students undertaking the Certificate III in Aged Care and Certificate III in Home and Community Care.