The nurse author known for setting home health standards presents The Home Health Aide: Guidelines for Care Handbook, Second Edition. Standards for home health aide practice are established in this easy-to-use handbook. Home health, hospice, and other aides are recognized as key team members. Their obervations and participation in the care of their assigned patients is valued and integrated into the plan of care.

  • Lists qualities that distinguish successful home health aides
  • Provides key care tips for special patient populations
  • Provides alphabetized guidelines for care for special patient populations from AIDS to Wound Care
  • Includes definitions, general disease or condition information, goals of care, personal care and safety considerations, documentation tips and special considerations for listed patient conditions
  • Designed to be small enough to be stored in the aide's patient care bag
  • Formatted to be easy-to-read and understand
  • Provides quick reference of home health terms, definitions, abbreviations and other standards of home health practice
  • Creates standards for improving documentation and patient care
  • Provides an adjunct organization-specific aide orientation

Review Summary

Home Health Aide: Guidelines For Care Handbook

Second Edition of Home Health Aide: Guidelines for Care

  • Spiral-bound, 233 pages
  • Published Marrelli and Associates, Inc; 2nd edition (2008)
  • ISBN-10: 0964780135 
  • ISBN-13: 978-0964780132
  • Measures 7.3" L x 5.3" W x 0.6" H 
Home Health Aide: Guidelines For Care Handbook 2nd Edition
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