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  • Dignity

    From the award-winning author of Pigeon

    by Alys Conran ...
    Shortlisted for the Wales Book of the Year award'I loved this... Magda is a real stand-out character for me in books I've read recently, I can't quite stop thinking about her'Jane Garvey, BBC Woman's Hour'Brilliant... A truly convincing state-of-the-nation novel'Daily Mail'Packs a powerful punch and makes you smile while breaking your heart'Woman's Weekly<... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Mummy’s Little Helper: The heartrending true story of a young girl secretly caring for her severely disabled mother

    by Casey Watson ...
    The fifth book from bestselling author and specialist foster carer Casey Watson.A recent census shows that there are at least 175,000 child carers in the UK, 13,000 of whom care for more than 50 hours a week. Many remain invisible to a system that would otherwise help them. Abigail is one of those children. This is her story.Ten-year-old Abigail has never known her father. Her mother, Sarah, has ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Breaking the Silence, Little Prisoners and Mummy’s Little Helper 3-in-1 Collection

    by Casey Watson ...
    Sunday Times bestselling author and foster carer Casey Watson’s inspiring memoirs Mummy’s Little Helper and Little Prisoners combined in a single volume with her deeply moving latest title Breaking the Silence, about two troubled little boys who both desperately need a loving home, and find comfort and friendship in the most unlikely of places.Breaking the Silence is the true story of Jenson, a ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • With the End in Mind: Dying, Death and Wisdom in an Age of Denial

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER‘Impossible to read with dry eyes or an unaltered mindset’ Sunday Times‘Illuminating and beautiful’ Cathy RentzenbrinkWhat if everything you thought you knew about death was wrong?How should we prepare for the facts of dying and saying our goodbyes?And what if understanding death improved your life?<p... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Nightingale Tales

    Stories from My Life as a Nurse

    by Lynn Dow RN ...
    In the 1950s, nurses served as handmaidens to the physician; by the start of the new millennium, they had become admired independent practitioners. Nightingale Tales is a peek into that transition, as told by a nurse who lived it. Each chapter is a stand-alone story depicting the ridiculous mores nurses have been subjected to over the years, the archaic equipment they’ve had to struggle with, and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  •  Stories from the Tenth-Floor Clinic

    A Nurse Practitioner Remembers

    Running a clinic for seniors requires a lot more than simply providing medical care. In Stories from the Tenth-Floor Clinic, Marianna Crane chases out scam artists and abusive adult children, plans a funeral, signs her own name to social security checks, and butts heads with her staff—two spirited older women who are more well-intentioned than professional—even as she deals with a difficult ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Listening, Learning, Caring and Counselling

    The Essential Manual for Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Counsellors and Other Healthcare

    by Cate Howell ...
    Developing the skills of listening, learning, caring and counselling requires professional support and training. This authoritative, comprehensive guide fills that role, and is for the reference shelves of health and related professionals. Issues including depression, relationship concerns, addiction and grief are dealt with and numerous therapies and their techniques are described. The extensive ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Dignifying Dementia: A Caregiver's Struggle

    Diagnosed with dementia in 1997, my husband, Jim, lived at home during his illness and died there in January 2006. I wish this story were fiction, but it is not. Dignifying Dementia is both a love story and an attempt to reach out to others who are living through or who will live through a similar tragedy. It is written in the hope that others might benefit from what I learned as the caregiver of ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Devotion

    Soon a Netflix limited series

    Translated by Alex Valente ...
    NOW A NETFLIX LIMITED SERIES, COMING VALENTINE'S DAY 2022'An absolute scorcher'Evening Standard'The book about infidelity that has shaken up Italy'The Times'Intimate and ultimately moving... completely absorbing'Daily Mail'A gripping novel exploring the tensions in an apparently idyllic marriage'Financial Times<... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • The Promise I Kept

    My Journey with Dad from Home Care Through Hospice

    The Promise I Kept is a poignant, funny, and often heartbreaking story of a daughter's journey to live up to a vow that she never put her father, Jack, into a nursing home; his greatest fear for his final days. Thirteen years later, now a single mother, the marker would be called in after her mother's passing. For the next nie years, Jackie Madden Haugh would watch over her father's care, first in ... Read more

    $10.26 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Breathtaking

    ‘The UK's human story of Covid' Stylist ‘A beautiful, blistering account of a key moment in our history' Sunday Times

    by Rachel Clarke ...
    'Rachel takes the worst life can throw at us and shows us the beauty in it' Adam Kay, author of This is Going to HurtIncluded in Best Books to read in 2021 pieces in the Sunday Times, Guardian, Financial Times, New Stateman, Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Evening Standard, The Tablet, Sunday Business Post, Irish Times, iPaper and Stylist Online.How does it feel to confront a pandemic from the inside ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Better Aged Care Professionals Ask Better Questions

    by Lindsay Tighe ...
    The Person-Centred Approach Made Easy!Learn how to enable your clients by using this simple-to-apply questioning technique that gets amazing results!Aged Care Professionals typically do too much TELLING and not enough ASKING! . . . . . . and this is widely recognised as being one of the biggest inhibitors of âenabling' our aged population to make their own choices on how they want to live within ... Read more

    $11.72 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Little Girl In The Radiator

    Mum, Alzheimer's And Me

    by Martin Slevin ...
    A TOUCHING TALE of love, loss and family, The Little Girl in the Radiator is the moving, amusing and uplifting story of one ordinary man's struggle to care for his mother after she develops Alzheimer's Disease. Rose Slevin was was a highly active, intelligent and fiercely independent woman who ran her own business and ruled her son, Martin, and his father, Bernard, with a rod of iron. But after ... Read more

    $3.79 AUD

  • Overcoming OCD

    A Journey to Recovery

    Daniel Singer hadn’t eaten in a week. Hunched over with his head in his hands, he’d sit in his “safe” chair for hours, doing nothing but shaking, mumbling and moaning; he was in the throes of severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. Dan went from seven therapists to ten medications to a nine week stay at a world renowned residential treatment program. His parents worried he’d never again be able to ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Inside the Dementia Epidemic

    A Daughter's Memoir

    Winner of an Honorable Mention in the Life Stories category of the 20th Annual Writer's Digest Book Awards, Inside the Dementia Epidemic: A Daughter's Memoir is the unflinching and hopeful story of one woman's journey into family caregiving, and a vivid overview of the challenges of Alzheimer's care. With the passion of a committed daughter and the fervor of a tireless reporter, Martha ... Read more

    $11.72 AUD

  • Bipolar Disorder

    series AMN Publishing
    Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe. They are different from the normal ups and downs that everyone oes through from time to time. Bipolar disorder symptoms can result in damaged relationships, poor job or ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD

  • Creating Moments of Joy Along the Alzheimer's Journey

    A Guide for Families and Caregivers, Fifth Edition, Revised and Expanded

    The beloved best seller has been revised and expanded for the fifth edition. Jolene Brackey has a vision: that we will soon look beyond the challenges of Alzheimer's disease to focus more of our energies on creating moments of joy. When people have short-term memory loss, their lives are made up of moments. We are not able to create perfectly wonderful days for people with dementia or Alzheimer's, ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Checklist Manifesto Summary

    Over nine chapters Gawande makes a detailed and persuasive argument for the use of checklists, not only in surgery, but also in other fields where their use is not as widespread as in aviation and construction which have made checklists mandatory.As a consequence of his interest in implementing checklists during surgery the World Health Organization put Gawande in charge of a team, which ... Read more

    $3.90 AUD

  • Reflective Rhymes for Patient Care

    GBU Paramedic, #3

    Book 3 - GBU Paramedic
    Where does your patient care sit on the good, bad and ugly scale?How can you prevent your standards from slipping over time?Want to maintain a positive approach for longevity in your role?Any career in healthcare can become challenging and exhausting under the pressure of long shifts, repetition, expanding caseloads and high demand. Without regular reflection to refresh enthusiasm in caring for ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Practical Caregiver's Workbook: Strengthening the Patient-Caregiver Bond

    The Practical Caregiver's Workbook, #1

    Book 1 - The Practical Caregiver's Workbook
    The bond between patient and caregiver is an important one. If your loved one is struggling with a serious illness, there are ways that you can work together as a team to make sure that each of you is able to be as active and engaged as possible. This helps to reduce the stress and frustrations in your relationship, improve your ability to communicate effectively with each other, and avoid ... Read more

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  • Seven Signs of Life

    Stories from an Intensive Care Doctor

    by Aoife Abbey ...
    'Heartfelt, honest, illuminating and wise' Julia Samuel, author of This Too Shall Pass.Perfect for fans of This Is Going to Hurt.Grief. Anger. Joy. Fear. Distraction. Disgust. Hope.All emotions we expect to encounter over our lifetime. But what if this was every day? And what if your ability to manage them was the difference between life and death?For Aoife Abbey, a doctor in intensive care, these ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The 36-Hour Day by Peter Rabins and Nancy Mace: Summary and Analysis

    Are you the caregiver of someone who has dementia? Does your loved one suffer from dementia?Families and caregivers of a person suffering from dementia face many challenges in terms of care. People suffering from dementia due to conditions such as Alzheimer’s and other related diseases normally have a progressive brain disorder which make it hard for them to recall things, effectively communicate ... Read more

    $3.73 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Learn First Aid CPR and More

    Don't wait for and emergency to occur and later realized that you do not have the tools to help.  Learn more about first Aid CPR, CPR guidelines, know what appropriate steps to take, know how to properly place a CPR mask on a patient and much more.    ... Read more

    $3.33 AUD

  • Caring For The Elderly: It’s Your Turn To Look After Your Parents

    A Very Helpful Collection Of Tips For Caring For The Elderly That Can Help You Make The Right Choices For Selecting A Caregiver, Choosing Retirement Homes For The Elderly Or Opting For Home Health Care For Possible Independent Living

    Taking care of the elderly, whether they are your parents or not, is a very demanding responsibility. It is a service that is both testing and taxing to your body, mind and spirit since the act requires you to give away your physical strength, utilize your mental aptitude and invest your emotions. It will extremely try your skills as well as your stamina and patience to provide attentive ... Read more

    $5.85 AUD