The Australian Carer: A Training Manual for Aged Care Workers

Author(s): Helen Croft

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The Australian Carer, 3E provides a solid introduction to the role and responsibilities of personal care workers in contemporary aged care. Using a practical, easy to read approach, this resource covers all facets of the role, including: an introduction to working in aged care; actioning care routines; ensuring workplace health and safety; ensuring service quality; supporting special care needs.

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*Part 1 Working in aged care: an introduction * Chapter 1 Ageing in Australia in the 21st century * Chapter 2 Aged care environments * Chapter 3 Care teams and the carer's role * Chapter 4 Caring in the home and community care environment *Part 2 Actioning care routines * Chapter 5 Communicating with clients * Chapter 6 Care routines supporting physiological and psychological changes * Chapter 7 Care routines supporting activities of daily living * Chapter 8 Assisting with self-medication * Chapter 9 Supporting cultural, spiritual and sexual needs *Part 3 Ensuring workplace health and safety * Chapter 10 Working safely as a carer * Chapter 11 Major WHS priorities-fire safety, manual handling and infection control * Chapter 12 Safe food handling *Part 4 Ensuring service quality * Chapter 13 Quality and organisational communication in aged care * Chapter 14 Advocacy *Part 5 Supporting special care needs * Chapter 15 Caring for clients from culturally diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders * Chapter 16 Caring for clients with dementia-Part 1 * Chapter 17 Caring for clients with dementia-Part 2 * Chapter 18 Providing palliative care

General Fields

  • : 9781486002207
  • : Pearson Education Australia
  • : Pearson Education Australia
  • : October 2013
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Helen Croft
  • : Paperback
  • : 3rd edition
  • : en
  • : 600