Publisher: Mark Allen Group
Year of Publication: 2016
Author(s) : Angela Grainger
This text explains the theory that underpins the fundamental basics of care-giving which are part of the core duties of most healthcare assistants, regardless of the care setting or environment they work in. It also aims to increase the healthcare assistant's job satisfaction by showing how the basics of care delivery fit into the wider framework of holistic yet individualised care. This book demonstrates that members of the multidisciplinary team respect and value the work that healthcare assistants do, and seeks to encourage and guide you in the practice of this essential and rewarding career.
This book is specifically aimed at healthcare assistants, and is a comprehensive text covering all aspects of care of the patient.It is written by healthcare assistants and cover the a wide range of topics like safety issues, basic patient and residential care, special care, mental health, learning disabilities, paediatrics, women and maternity, caring for carers, home health care, lifting and moving patients and death and dying.