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Adult Day Care : A Practical Guidebook and Manual - Lenore A Tate

Adult Day Care

A Practical Guidebook and Manual

Hardcover Published: 1st June 1989
ISBN: 9780866567114
Number Of Pages: 152

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Intended for long-term care providers, consumers, and gerontology students, this valuable new guidebook and manual encourages the promotion and enhancement of adult day care as an essential link in long-term care. Since the early 1970s, the number of adult day care centers in the United States has grown from 20 to more than 620. This rapid increase in adult day care programs indicates that it is an important health care and social resource that has begun to fill a necessary gap in the long-term care system. To further meet the increasing needs, this new book provides information regarding the history, definition, and concept of adult day care; models of care; scope of activities; state and national policy; and samples of forms and reports needed for daily operations.

Contents AGING: A NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE

History Participants Services Family Involvement and Responsibility Personnel In-Service Training Transportation General Operating Budget Choosing a Site Physical Facility Referrals Intake and Review Procedures Internships Standards and Regulations Summary PROGRAMS, INTERVENTIONS, AND STRATEGIES Nutrition Therapies With the Frail Elderly Health Services Activities Intergenerational Activities Companion Animals Games Therapeutic Dance Movement Music Therapy Art Therapy Crafts Summary FOUNDATION FOR SENIOR LIVING OPERATIONS MANUAL Statement of Purpose Daily Routine Procedures Operational Procedures Cleaning Routines Bookkeeping Procedures Social Services Health Surveillance Activities Volunteers Personal Hygiene Monthly Reports Summary REFERENCES APPENDICES

ISBN: 9780866567114
ISBN-10: 0866567119
Series: Activities, Adaptation & Aging
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 152
Published: 1st June 1989
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 15.5  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1