Alzheimer's and the Professional Guardian

Alzheimer's and the Professional Guardian

by Shirley Henderson

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Overview

The professional guardian, appointed by a court to make decisions for a person unable to do so, needs to know about Alzheimer's disease.

This progressive, irreversible dementia largely targets older people, the same group where most guardianships are. The guardian is far more likely to have a ward with Alzheimer's than one with AIDS.

The book describes:

--What Alzheimer's disease is

--Palliative management

--Impact on the guardianship

--How the guardian interacts with the Alzheimer's care facility

--Standard of care prior to end of life

--Standard of care at end of life

(The Center for Guardianship Certification has approved this book for use in continuing education.)

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014024082
Publisher: Apollo Correspondence Classes
Publication date: 02/09/2012
Series: Professional Guardian Continuing Education
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 377 KB

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