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Essential Practice For Healthcare Assistants

Published: July 2009

Table of contents

Contributors

Foreword Dame Jacqueline Docherty

Introduction

Angela Grainger

Maintaining privacy and dignity Lesley Baillie

Communication and documentation Angela Grainger, Ann Pegram

The importance of clinical observations Angela Grainger

Infection control Vinice Thomas

Understanding the skin in relation to personal hygiene Sarah Mackie

Pressure ulcer prevention Menna Lloyd-Jones

Principles of wound healing and management Menna Lloyd-Jones

Nutrition and oral hygiene Angela Grainger

Elimination needs and catheter care Sue Foxley

Managing pain and providing comfort Carol Haigh

Caring for sick children Angela Grainger

Common mental health problems in older adults Catherine Bryant, Emma Ouldred

Caring for the person with learning disabilities Chris Barber

Spirituality Chris Barber

Work-based learning Angela Grainger

Index

ISBN: 9781856423618
£29.99