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The Home Health Aide Handbook, 4th Edition

Jetta Fuzy, RN, MS
Adapted from Dr. William Leahy's Providing Home Care: A Textbook for Home Health Aides


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This beautiful, full-color, fourth edition of The Home Health Aide Handbook is unlike any other handbook or pocket guide on the market. This up-to-date book is a valuable tool for many reasons. For home health aides, it includes all the procedures learned in their training program, plus references to abbreviations, medical terms, care guidelines for specific diseases, and an appendix to include important names, phone numbers, and websites. For certified nursing assistants moving to home care, there is helpful information for making the transition from care facilities to homes. In addition, this book contains all of the federal requirements for home health aides so it also can be used in a basic training program. Not only is it inexpensive, but it's also full-color and loaded with photos and illustrations! This handy guide is the perfect size. It fits easily into a backpack, purse, or home care bag. It can be used for training and aides can carry it with them into the field to use as a quick reference tool.

The fourth edition contains updated information on:

  • Federal requirements for home health aides
  • Expanded coverage on infection prevention
  • Observing and reporting
  • HIPAA and how to protect a client's privacy
  • Proper nutrition and special diets
  • Care guidelines for specific diseases
  • Pain management
  • Commonly-used abbreviations
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Home-care specific tips for housekeeping and cooking
  • Disaster guidelines
  • Comprehensive glossary

This handy guide is the perfect size. It fits easily into a backpack, purse, or home care bag. Encourage your aides to carry it with them into the field to use as a quick reference tool.

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