A Guide for Caregiving: What’s Next?
Written by home healthcare veteran and best-selling author Tina Marrelli, this comprehensive guide assists caregivers in effectively caring for loved ones and friends. With topics including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, medication management, and end-of-life, palliative, and hospice care, this guide seeks to make healthcare understandable for caregivers who must become advocates for their friends or loved ones.
Comprehensive Guide to Caregiving at Home
- Ideal for any caregiver providing care or assistance to a loved one or friend
- Focuses on administrative requirements of caregivers and information about specific health problems
- Topics include patient advocacy, record keeping, and infection control and prevention
- Covers various chronic conditions and end-of-life care
- Written in a conversational, easy-to-understand manner for “lay” caregivers
- 381 Pages
- ISBN: 9780692836088
Awards & Recognitions
- American Journal of Nursing: 2017 Book of the Year – Consumer Health
- Caring.com: The Best Caregiving Books of 2017
- Today’s Caregiver Friendly Award 2019
Today’s Caregiver – Interview with author Tina Marrelli
As baby boomers care for their aging parents and set their own long-term goals, many are faced with caregiving for the first time. In A Guide For Caregiving: What’s Next? Planning for Safety, Quality, and Compassionate Care for Your Loved One and Yourself, one of the top names in home care nursing, Tina M. Marrelli, MSN, MA, RN, FAAN, offers support and information for readers faced with the challenge of becoming a caregiver, providing helpful answers to common questions and additional resources to educate and prepare readers for the realities of caregiving. Topics include creating and maintaining a care notebook, home care safety, infection control and prevention, advocacy and a glossary of health care terms. Marrelli has also included more specific sections for care related to Alzheimer’s, amputation, bedbound patients, cardiac issues, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, stroke care, end of life and hospice care.
In addition to family and friend caregivers, A Guide For Caregiving: What’s Next? may be helpful for clinicians to help their patients and their families better understand the complexity of the health care system.
The book is intentionally formatted to be able to be carried by readers who are on the go: a practical guidebook for facing caregiving challenges with a compassionate expert by the reader’s side.
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