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Caring for Older People in Australia

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Drawing on the multidisciplinary expertise of Australia’s preeminent academics and clinicians from the aged care community, Caring for Older People in Australia presents undergraduate students with a holistic guide to care provision in a rapidly growing sector. In recognition that clinical competencies and ‘issues’ do not occur in isolation, the text integrates the most up-to-date multidisciplinary research and policy with the practical realities of caring for older people.

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Drawing on the multidisciplinary expertise of Australia’s preeminent academics and clinicians from the aged care community, Caring for Older People in Australia presents undergraduate students with a holistic guide to care provision in a rapidly growing sector. In recognition that clinical competencies and ‘issues’ do not occur in isolation, the text integrates the most up-to-date multidisciplinary research and policy with the practical realities of caring for older people.

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Caring for Older People in Australia adopts a person-centred, primary healthcare focus to explore the most contemporary issues in aged care, such as:

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Sexuality

Culture, diversity and spirituality

Nutrition and hydration

Prevention of falls

Promoting continence

Pharmacology and complementary therapies

Attitudes and communication

Care of the older person in the emergency department

Rehabilitation, co-morbidity and complex care

Pain and the older person

Palliation

Depression

Understanding and responding to behaviours

Bereavement

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Caring for Older People in Australia reflects the rich diversity of people, settings and approaches to care and provides students numerous opportunities for critical reflection throughout

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Weight 1.45 kg