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- DescriptionCaring for older people encompasses complex physical, social and psychological needs, and poses many diverse challenges for nurses. Caring for Older People in the Community provides nurses with an up to date practical resource that explores these challenges.
- Author BiographyAngela Hudson, MSC (Gerontology), PG Dip HE, BA (Hons) Open, RN, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol. Angela's background is in working with older people in rehabilitation settings. Her interests lie with long-term conditions and their impact on the older person's health and well-being. She is currently Project Lead for a Blended Learning Project within the university focusing on the provision of education for long-term conditions. Angela has been involved in a number of projects including the facilitation of Action Learning Sets with four groups of community matrons. She is currently working with two local primary care trusts to deliver case management workshops. Lesley Moore, MA, RN, Diploma of Nursing (Wales), Cert Ed (FE), RNT, Florence Nightingale Scholar, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Churchill Fellow, National Teaching Fellow, FRSA, Senior Lecturer Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol. Lesley's background was in intensive care and recovery nursing for both the NHS and military sectors before becoming a clinical teacher and a nurse teacher. After majoring in social ethics, Lesley's research interests have focused on ethics and work-based learning. As an informal carer, she supported a close relative at home having renal haemodialysis. As a result of this experience, she is aware of the vulnerability of the older person with a long-term condition being cared for in the community during the transition of change in the NHS.
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication19/06/2009
- GenreMedical Nursing & Ancillary Services
- Series TitleWiley Series in Nursing
- Place of PublicationHoboken
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight384 g
- Width154 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Edited byAngela Hudson,Lesley Moore
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