Better Aged Care Professionals Ask Better Questions

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eBookIt.com, Feb 1, 2013 - Education - 226 pages
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The Person-Centred Approach Made Easy!
Learn how to enable your clients by using this simple-to-apply questioning technique that gets amazing results!
Aged Care Professionals typically do too much TELLING and not enough ASKING! . . . . . . and this is widely recognised as being one of the biggest inhibitors of 'enabling' our aged population to make their own choices on how they want to live within their community.
At Better Questions we are passionate about educating Aged Care Professionals to have more 'person-centred conversations' with their clients by recognising when and how to ask (the right) questions as opposed to advice-giving or telling.
This 'easy read' book will help you recognise unconscious patterns of advice-giving and telling that may not be the best response for your clients and will inspire you to build the skill of asking Better Questions and bring out their potential.
Featuring real case studies, this informative and inspirational book is the 'must have' handbook for all Assessment Officers, Case Managers, Nurses, Care Workers and all providers of professional services in aged care.
Some comments from Aged Care Professionals who have used Better Questions:
"I put the brakes on telling and started asking better questions."
Assessment Officer
"I reminded myself not to get sucked into keep giving advice and fixing things."
Community Nurse
"It was truly wonderful to hear the clients express their aspirations . . . it was divine."
Health Professional
"It truly is inspiring to watch people come to their own decisions, thoughts and choices."
Care Worker
Start reading today and learn our tried and tested, easy-to-follow Better Questions framework that has the power to change your clients' lives (and your life!) in ways you may never have thought possible!
POTENTIALISER - poa-tena-tia-aa-lia-ser
Meaning: Releaser of amazingness in others
Join the Aged Care Revolution, become a Potentialiser and bring out the Amazingness in your clients!
 

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Contents

About the Author
Introduction
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
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Lindsay Tighe is a successful and highly regarded speaker, businesswoman, author and coach who is passionate about inspiring people to improve their own lives and the lives of others. Her unique blend of experience with life, the corporate world, establishing and running her own business, formal qualifications and genuine love of people give her the ability to inspire and really make a difference to others. In this book she shares the wisdom gained from her life's journey (so far!) with real passion, compassion and a desire to make the world a better place. Described as inspirational, wise and intuitive, Lindsay lives and breathes the philosophy that if you ask a better question you will get a better answer. She is committed to changing the world by helping people to have more empowered thoughts and conversations with each other in order to tap into their own wisdom. Lindsay holds an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management and regularly speaks at a variety of functions. She has appeared on Channel 7's Sunrise and Morning Show programs and has been featured in national publications such as Woman's Day, Good Health & Medicine, New Idea and the Qantas In-flight Magazine. Lindsay lives in Melbourne, Australia with her husband Michael and two little dogs, Wilson and Becky.

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