Promoting Family Involvement in Long-Term Care Settings: A Guide to Programs That Work (Paperback)Joseph E. Gaugler (editor)
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2006 National Mature Media Award (Merit Award Winner)
Publisher: Health Professions Press,U.S.
Number of pages: 276
Weight: 422 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
Edition: New edition
"This landmark book describes innovative approaches to integrate families into long-term care settings -- these strategies will make the nursing home a better place for everyone--for residents, staff, and families."--Steven H. Zarit, Ph.D., Professor and Head"Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University" (01/01/2001)
"Promoting Family Involvement in Long-Term Care Settings provides practitioners, researchers, and families with examples of some of the excellent programs currently or recently implemented in long-term care settings.... The ultimate goal is to improve quality of life for the resident, and whether replicating one of the programs presented or developing a new intervention, this book can serve as a catalyst for improving nursing home care."-- (01/01/2001)
"Nursing home administrators, directors of nursing, and directors of social work who wish to encourage and improve the participation of family members in the lives of residents will find an encouraging range of possibilities and practical information."--PsycCRITIQUES (01/01/2001)
"This book is packed with practice-tested approaches to meeting needs of family members of nursing home residents, and for helping family members to be active in the care of their relatives in nursing homes. Bound to provoke thought, it is an excellent launching pad for further action research in this important and complex area."-- (01/01/2001)
"Using the carefully researched methods that Joseph Gaugler has assembled for the reader can revolutionize the relationship between family and facility. This book is and will remain a vital resource. After all, family is forever."-- (01/01/2001)
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