New
Long-Term Caring,
Edition 5 Residential, Home and Community Aged Care
By Karen Scott, RN, BNurs, BA, GradDip(T&D), MEd, Margaret Webb, RN, RM, BNurs, GradCert( TESOL), GradDip(FET), AdvDip(Bus Man), MEd(AWE) and Clare Kostelnick, RN, BSN

Publication Date: 30 Mar 2023
Description
This textbook covers everything students need to know to work in aged care, residential or community settings in Australia and New Zealand. It forms part of a comprehensive learning and teaching package, which also includes the companion Residential, Home and Community Aged Care Workbook and a range of online resources for both teachers and students.
Fully updated by experts, the textbook is specifically written for those studying to meet industry requirements. It puts the older person at the centre of care, with the aim of producing carers who work with kindness, understanding and empathy. Long-Term Caring: Residential, Home and Community Aged Care 5e meets the requirements of the Australian Community Services Training Package for Certificate III Individual Support, the New Zealand Certificate III in Health and Wellbeing. It is ideal for students of different levels of competency, as well as for use as a reference for current workers in aged care.

Key Features

  • Simple layout – easy to follow for students of all levels
  • Mapped against requirements of the Australian Community Services Training Package
  • Incorporates industry feedback – relevant to the current Australian and New Zealand aged care sector
  • Emphasis on cultural diversity – including chapters on older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia and Maori peoples in New Zealand
  • eBook included in all print purchases

New Features

  • Fully updated content – incorporates new regulations; new emphasis on infection control in relation to pandemics
  • Updated to incorporate Australian Aged Care Quality Standards and New Zealand Health and Disability Service Standards
  • Contemporary photographs
  • Clinical skills videos provide visual support for learners

Additional resources on Evolve:


  • eBook on VitalSource

Instructor resources:


  • Notes to the instructor
  • Chapters and ACST Package competencies map
  • Case Studies
  • Image collection
  • PPTs
  • Test Bank

Student resources:


  • Clinical Skills videos (new)
ALSO AVILABLE

Residential Home and Community Aged Care Workbook – aligned to Long-Term Caring: Residential Home and Community Aged Care 5e, the workbook contains questions and activities designed to develop the knowledge and skills needed to achieve a Certificate III Individual Support.

Residential Home and Community Aged Care Instructors’ Resource Pack – contains PowerPoint slides, final assessments and model answers. Available online and fully customisable for instructors only. This resource will be available via Evolve with the Workbook.
About the author
By Karen Scott, RN, BNurs, BA, GradDip(T&D), MEd, Clinical Trainer, Churches of Christ Residential Care Services, Qld, Australia; Margaret Webb, RN, RM, BNurs, GradCert( TESOL), GradDip(FET), AdvDip(Bus Man), MEd(AWE), Director MW Projects, Brisbane, Qld, Australia and Clare Kostelnick, RN, BSN, Professor Emeritus and Nurse Assistant Instructor, Des Moines Area Community College
Table of Contents
1. Health and aged care services in Australia and New Zealand
2. Protecting the person and the carer
3. Working within a legal and ethical environment
4. Workplace documentation and communication
5. Working in the home and community sector
6. Working with Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders
7. Working with the older Maori – kaumatua and aged care
8. Working with older people from diverse cultural backgrounds
9. Interpersonal communication and care
10. The human body in health and disease
11. Health assessment
12. Caring for the person
13. Promoting and maintaining health and wellness
14. Working with older clients with dementia
15. Working with older clients with a disability
16. Working with older clients with a mental health issue
17. Working with older clients requiring palliative care
18. Assisting with medications
Book details
ISBN: 9780729543989
Page Count: 508
Retail Price : £70.99
Instructor Resources