Improving Nursing Home Care of the Dying: A Training Manual for Nursing Home Staff

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Springer Publishing Company, Apr 29, 2003 - Medical - 208 pages
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In eight innovative sessions, Henderson, Hanson, and Reynolds provide sage advice, numerous case studies, a wide variety of assessment tools, intructional guidelines, and practical exercises to educate nursing home staff about care of the dying. A Multidisciplinary focus outlines important roles for all staff members in providing competent and compassionate end-of-life care.

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Contents

Recognizing the Final Phase of Life
5
Understanding and Supporting Families
17
Advance Care Planning
25
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Martha L. Henderson, is a geriatric nurse practitioner (GNP) on the faculty of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Program on Aging, and School of Nursing.

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