The Caregiver's Path to Compassionate Decision Making

The Caregiver's Path to Compassionate Decision Making

Making Choices for Those Who Can't

Book - 2010
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This book offers tools and techniques to help caregivers make decisions involving the care and health of the person they care for.
Publisher: Austin, TX : Greenleaf Book Group Press, [2010]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9781608320417
Branch Call Number: 649.8 KIND
Characteristics: 234 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Notes: "Four adaptable tools that make decision making a simple, step-by-step process; guidelines to help you determine if your loved one or patient can make decisions, who should make the decisions, and how to make better decisions; questions to use in almost any medical or quality-of-life situation that will help you gather all of the information you need; techniques for improving communication between patients, families and caregivers"--Page 4 of cover
"Alzheimers; stroke; dementia; brain injury; mental illness; developmental delay"--Page 4 of cover


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KCLS_Older_Adults May 13, 2015

Comprehensive, clear, and easy-to-follow guide on facing those difficult situations such as housing changes and giving up the car keys. Author Viki Kind presented at a KCLS event in tandem with a local nursing conference and was extremely well-received. Her website provides invaluable weekly emailed tips for remote caregivers.

Dec 09, 2013

If you're a caregiver or a concerned family member this book is for you.
Excellent guide for prompting the right questions to ask and getting through the hard decisions one has to make in another's behalf.

This book is always available in the PlaneTree Health Information Center @ Cupertino Library. GK 100 K 2010


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