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Caring for Older People in Australia, 2nd Edition

Amanda Johnson, Esther Chang

Print ISBN : 9780730395539 | Digital ISBN : 9780730328346

Caring for Older People in Australia, Second Edition allows students to gain a deeper understanding of the importance of caring for older Australians in a way that makes a difference. With this resource, students will leave your unit with the contemporary skills and knowledge to practice effectively and competently across the entire continuum of care settings.

Featuring a diverse range of ethnicities, genders and sexualities, instructors are equipped with an inclusive and updated text that is the most comprehensive of any resource available in the field.

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Representative Content

The second edition is the most representative resource in the aged care discipline, featuring a variety of ethnicities, genders and sexualities.

Animated Case Studies

Animated video cases bring nursing theory to life, helping you connect course concepts to real-world cases that help students understand the key topics.

Revision Modules

Critical Thinking questions are embedded throughout the text, encouraging students to apply their learning in response to industry issues.

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From a combined team of academics and practicing clinicians, Johnson’s Caring for Older People, 2nd Edition is an engaging digital resource.

The latest edition of Caring for Older People in Australia, includes these key features:

    • Positive Approach: Unlike some aged care resources, Johnson 2e takes a positive approach to caring for older people with a focus on promoting healthy and active ageing.
    • Representative Content: The second edition is the most representative resource in the aged care discipline, featuring a variety of ethnicities, genders and sexualities.
    • Animated Cases: Animated video cases bring nursing theory to life, helping you connect course concepts to real-world cases that help students understand the key topics.
    • Revision Modules: Critical Thinking questions are embedded throughout the text, encouraging students to apply their learning in response to industry issues.
    • Trusted Authorship: Know you’re getting the best content from a combined team of academics and practicing clinicians.
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Healthy ageing and the older person Chapter 10. Transition of settings: loss and grief
Chapter 2. Understanding the ageing process Chapter 11. Pain and the older person
Chapter 3. Person-centred care: culture, diversity and spirituality Chapter 12. A palliative approach
Chapter 4.