From the Publisher
In addressing the concerns and circumstances of the nursing assistant, this new book adheres to a theme of restorative care with special emphasis on helping residents maintain and regain independence. It promotes respect for the individuality of each resident and the well-being of the whole person.
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From the Back Cover
The Long-Term Care Nursing Assistant, 3rd edition is a current, true-to-life resource for today's nursing assistant and patient care assistant students and professionals that reflects the changes in both the health care delivery system and in the role of nursing assistants. This resource provides practical guidelines focused on the restorative approach and the importance of effective communication and places a strong emphasis on cultural awareness and age-specific nursing to meet the needs of a diverse population. New to this edition is a chapter on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders; new information on bioterrorism and workplace violence; new procedures added throughout; and over 70 new guidelines for patient care. Nursing Assistants and Patient Care Assistants - for students just learning as well as a resource for practicing professionals.