Long-Term Care for Frail Older People

Reaching for the Ideal System

ISBN: 978-4-431-68505-0 (Print) 978-4-431-68503-6 (Online)

Table of contents (37 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVIII

  2. Social and Family Aspects of Care

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      Introduction and Summary

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      Pages 9-12

      Commentary: Will We Have the Wisdom to Learn?

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      Pages 13-17

      From the Perspective of the Older Person

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      Pages 19-21

      Improving the Quality and Expanding the Quantity of Long-Term Care Staff

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      Pages 23-26

      Social Aspects of Care and How They Relate with the Medical

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      Pages 27-34

      Women’s Roles as Caregivers: Family, Worker, Volunteer

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      Pages 35-48

      Role of the Family in Long-Term Care

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      Pages 49-58

      The Relationship Between Informal and Formal Care

  3. Clinical Aspects of Care

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      Pages 59-59

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      Pages 61-63

      Introduction and Summary

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      Pages 65-72

      Commentary: Preparing Health and Social Clinicians for Holistic Care

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      Pages 73-75

      Maintaining Physical Functioning of Frail Older People

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      Pages 77-81

      Physicians’ Roles in the Geriatrics Interdisciplinary Team

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      Pages 83-86

      The Role of Nurses in Long-Term Care for the Elderly

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      Pages 87-90

      Issues Physicians Must Face Under Long-Term Care Insurance

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      Pages 91-97

      Interface of Acute and Long-Term Care: Clinical Perspective

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      Pages 99-102

      Training of Physicians for Long-Term Care

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      Pages 103-110

      Long-Term Care:The Need for Special Medical Supervision and Collaboration Between Health and Social Services

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      Pages 111-122

      Long-Term Care and Dementia

  4. The Macroeconomic and Macropolitical Setting

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      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-130

      Introduction and Summary

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      Pages 131-134

      Commentary: Macroeconomic and Macropolitical Setting

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