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Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Third Edition

Author(s): Cathy Jo Cress, MSW, Emphasis in Geriatric/Home Care ManagementMaster of Arts Degree Program, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763790264
  • Hardcover    526 pages      © 2012
Price: International Sales $99.95 US List
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Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Third Edition is a comprehensive guide for Geriatric Care Managers (GCMs) to help define duties and procedures while providing guidelines for setting up a geriatric care practice. An essential teaching tool, this new edition is an easy-to-use, practical guide that gives students the foundation they need to receive a certificate or degree in GCM.
 
The Third Edition has been completely updated with revised chapters on psychosocial assessment, functional assessment, ethnic and cultural assessment, and writing a geriatric assessment. Also included throughout the text for additional study are sample forms, sample letters, and case examples.
Part I  Introduction to Geriatric Care Management
  Chapter 1  Overview and History of Geriatric Care Management
  Chapter 2  Ethics and Geriatric Care Management
Part II  Geriatric Assessment, Planning and Care Monitoring
  Chapter 3  Psychosocial Assessment in Geriatric Care Management
  Chapter 4  Functional Assessment in Geriatric Care Management
  Chapter 5  Care Planning , Geriatric Assessment and Geriatric Care Management
  Chapter 6  Ethnic and Cultural Assessment in Geriatric Care Management
  Chapter 7  Assessing and Supporting Late Life Relocation in Geriatric Care Management
  Chapter 8  Spiritual Assessment and Support in Geriatric Care Management
  Chapter 9  Assessing and Supporting the Family Caregiver
  Chapter 10  Assessing and Supporting Clients' Quality of Life in Geriatric Care Management
  Chapter 11  Assessing and Supporting Aging in Place Through Technology
Part III  The Business of Geriatric Care Management: Beginning, Expanding or Adding, and Managing a Geriatric Care Management Business
  Chapter 12  How to Begin or Add a Geriatric Care Management Business
  Chapter 13  After the start-up: Issues for Mature Geriatric Care Management
  Chapter 14  How to Begin and add Fee-for-Service Geriatric Care Management in a Non Profit
  Chapter 15  Combining a Home Care Agency and a GCM Practice
  Chapter 16  Marketing Geriatric Care Management in Non-for-Profit Settings
  Chapter 17  Private Revenue Sources for the Fee Based Geriatric Care Manager
  Chapter 18  Care Management Credentialing
  Chapter 19  Preparing for Emergencies in Geriatric Care Management
Part IV  Clinical Issues
  Chapter 20  Geriatric Care Management Working with Normal Aging Families
  Chapter 21  Difficult Families: Conflict, Dependence, and Mutuality in Geriatric Care Management
  Chapter 22  Mediation: The GCM as the Accidental Mediator

Cathy Jo Cress, MSW-Emphasis in Geriatric/Home Care ManagementMaster of Arts Degree Program, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California

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