Domiciliary care is a sensitive and complex subject. Can I obtain suitable care workers? Which organisations can I call on for support? What are the obligations placed on homeowners? If a relative wishes to remain at home do you know what to do? These are questions often asked by health professionals social workers and service users. This book answers such questions gives choices and shows how to implement decisions. It is essential reading for the new primary care organisations community practitioners primary healthcare teams practitioners in palliative care and geriatrics charities and volunteer groups.
Table of Contents
Problem based learning: how to do it. Team working and learning. Assess your learning and service development needs: effective chronic disease management. Organising chronic disease management to match quality and outcomes framework. Diabetes. Hypertension. Hypothyroid disease. Asthma. Mental Health. Coronary Heart Disease. Stroke and transient ischaemic attack. Medicines management. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Epilepsy. Cancer and palliative care. Patient safety.