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  • The 36-Hour Day

    A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss

    by Nancy L. Mace and 1 more

    series A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book
    Through five editions, The 36-Hour Day has been an essential resource for families who love and care for people with Alzheimer disease. Whether a person has Alzheimer disease or another form of dementia, he or she will face a host of problems. The 36-Hour Day will help family members and caregivers address these challenges and simultaneously cope with their own emotions and needs.Featuring useful ... Read more

    $26.06 AUD

  • Community Health and Wellness

    Primary Health Care in Practice

    by Jill Clendon and 5 more

    A new edition of the esteemed nursing text exploring social, cultural and political issues affecting individual and community healthWhat makes a healthy community? And how can nurses and midwives support community health and wellbeing?In Community Health and Wellness, 4th Edition: Primary health care in practice, authors Anne McMurray and Jill Clendon advance the discussion of health as a product ... Read more

    $113.29 AUD

  • Where Memories Go

    Why dementia changes everything - Now with a new chapter

    by Sally Magnusson

    'A fine book' The Sunday Times'Powerful' Guardian'Wonderful' The Telegraph'Moving, funny, warm' Mail on Sunday'Brave, compassionate, tender and honest' Metro**'This book began as an attempt to hold on to my witty, storytelling mother with the one thing I had to hand. Words. Then, as the enormity of the social crisi... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

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

    The Practical Caregiver's Workbook, #1

    by Sara M. Barton

    series The Practical Caregiver's Workbook #1
    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


  • A Hospital Bed at Home

    Family stories of caregiving from diagnosis to death

    by Janene Carey

    A Hospital Bed at Home is a linked collection of true stories about the experience of being a carer during the weeks, months and years that can stretch between the day someone you love is diagnosed with an incurable, fatal disease and the day of his or her death. Couples facing separation after forty years together; a workaholic with three small children and a dying, angry wife; an Irish immigrant ... Read more

    $7.50 AUD

  • The Selfish Pig's Guide To Caring

    How to cope with the emotional and practical aspects of caring for someone

    by Hugh Marriott

    Six million people in the UK, often unnoticed by the rest of us, provide unpaid care for disabled or elderly relatives, friends or neighbours. Their job is long, lonely and hard, yet there is limited support and no formal training. As a result, carers suffer frequent damage to physical and mental health.Oddly, though carers by definition are anything but selfish pigs, they are liable to feelings ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • How to Look After your Breath

    The Definitive Guide

    by Jonas Nunes

    How to Look After Your Breath provides scientific facts about halitosis, along with the true stories of patients treated by doctor Jonas Nunes. Doctor Nunes, PhD in Halitosis, is a well-known researcher and the Director of the Breath Institute as well as the Halitosis Unit of the prestigious Teknon Hospital in Barcelona. The e-book consists of 230 pages that allow the reader to easily get to know ... Read more

    $11.44 AUD

  • The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Rock Star Caregiving: How to Help Someone Who Is Seriously Ill

    The Practical Caregiver, #3

    by Sara M. Barton

    series The Practical Caregiver #3
    What do rock stars and seriously ill people have in common? They need good managers to help them cope with the challenges of their often chaotic and stressful lives.How do you become a rock star caregiver? You provide comfort, compassion, and companionship to someone whose life is fraught with overwhelming physical obstacles and challenges. As more and more patients live with illnesses that were ... Read more


  • The Compassion Project

    A case for hope and humankindness from the town that beat loneliness

    by Julian Abel and 1 more

    'A wonderful book' - Dr. Rangan Chatterjee'Highly convincing' - Daily Express'Pioneering' **-**The Telegraph'The strength of the book lies in its description of how community life can have a transformative effect on individuals' - British Journal of General PracticeAcross the country, general hospital admissions are on the rise. But in a small town in rural England... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Self-Help For Chronic COPD

    A Health Guide On COPD Stages, COPD Treatments, COPD Therapy, COPD And Life Expectancy And COPD Support To Help You And Your Families Manage The Lung Disease And Cope With The Stress And Nervous Tension Of Living With COPD

    by Erik P. Stoney

    COPD means chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is one of the most misunderstood common lung diseases because it involves a combination of disorders that increasingly damage the lungs and make breathing more and more difficult as it exacerbates. Cigarette smoking and second-hand smoke are the leading causes of COPD. Current statistics put the figures at approximately 12 million Americans ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • 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

  • Notes of a Love Song

    Day-to-Day with Parkinson's Disease

    by Claire Verney

    When Claire Verney agreed to ‘for better or for worse, in sickness and in health’ she never imagined the journey that lay ahead of her. Her husband Michael was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at the age of forty-six. Notes of a Love Song chronicles their lives as Claire becomes her husband’s full-time caregiver and medical advocate as he struggles with the ravages of end-stage Parkinson's. It ... Read more

    $6.59 AUD

  • Sing Your Way To Health

    A Programme to Tackle Aphasia

    by Greg Woods and 1 more

    Aphasia is a condition caused either by a stroke to the left side hemisphere of the brain, or by a violent trauma to the left side of the brain, it often leaves patients with weakness to the right hand side of their bodies, and can affect speech. This book enables people to use melodic intonation therapies and basic speech therapies to overcome the often debilitating effect of aphasia. This book ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Easy Ayurveda Home Remedies

    Based On Authentic, Traditional Ayurveda Practice

    by M.S. Krishnamurthy and 1 more

    The book contains remedies using• Household ingredients such as ghee, honey, garlic, turmeric.• Spices such as ginger, cumin, black pepper and clove.• Pulses like black gram, green gram, horse gram.• Dairy products such as butter, ghee and yoghurt.• Dry fruits and nuts such as walnuts, dates, almonds and raisins.• Fruits such as pineapple, custard apple, banana and mango.• Vegetables like okra, ... Read more

    $5.22 AUD

  • An Introduction to Coping with Depression for Carers

    by Tony Frais

    series An Introduction to Coping series
    An indispensable guide offering insight and support to carers of people with depressionLooking after a person with depression can often leave carers emotionally and physically exhausted. This short, straightforward and easily understandable guide offers valuable advice on how carers can:- better understand the nature of depression and how it affects both patient and carer- have a clearer ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Homemade Face Mask

    by Alex Green

    Want to protect yourself from coronavirus and other viral infections by making your own homemade masks?In this book you will find:Explanation about the virusTechniques and materialsTipsStart making your own homemade masks now, buy now. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Caring for My Mom, with Love, Laughter, and Tears: A Journey Through Caregiving at the End of Life

    by Rae McKeating

    Caring for an aging parent requires patience and stamina. Caregiving is hard work. Acknowledging that someone you love is dying is even harder. Caring for My Mom with Love, Laughter, and Tears is the true story of how, with the help of hospice, the author, Rae Ann, was able to honor her mother’s wish to live out the rest of her life, cared for by her daughter, and surrounded by the comforts of ... Read more

    $5.54 AUD

  • Cuidado de mi bebé en casa

    Guía para padres de niños prematuros

    by Carmen Sánchez and 2 more

    La guía para el cuidado en casa del bebé recién nacido en condiciones de prematurez está dirigida a los padres de familia a fin de que, bajo la vigilancia de su pediatra y con apoyo del personal de enfermería, dispongan de información básica necesaria para el buen desarrollo del niño. La obra incluye las actividades de rutina para mantener al niño en las mejores condiciones que promuevan su salud ... Read more


  • The Heart of Care: Dignity in Action

    A Guide to Person-Centred Compassionate Elder Care

    by Amanda Waring

    I felt like a caged animal.' This damning indictment by Dame Dorothy Tutin of her treatment in hospital at the age of 70 propelled her daughter Amanda Waring into a crusade to ensure that all older people in care are treated with kindness, compassion and dignity. Amanda is now a widely respected filmmaker, public speaker and teacher specialising in dignified care of the elderly. The Heart of Care ... Read more

    $30.24 AUD

  • The Practical Caregiver's Workbook: Quality of Life Caregiving

    The Practical Caregiver's Workbook, #2

    by Sara M. Barton

    series The Practical Caregiver's Workbook #2
    Quality of life is a critical element of family caregiving, especially for patients with serious illnesses. Whether your loved one is coping with challenging treatments, dealing with aging issues, or trying to manage a disease like cancer, there are ways you can improve the situation through better caregiver psychology, appointment/schedule/routine management, improved communications, and smarter ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Gua Sha: An Ancient Therapy For Contemporary Illnesses

    by Kai Wen Tang

    The title purports to introduce Gua Sha to the general public as an effective yet safe therapeutic protocol with a short learning curve, making it an extremely appropriate form of home-based treatment. The treatment is deliberated at three different levels of proficiency — plane, line and point, that correspond to myofascial, meridian and acupoint treatment, the last which effectively transforms ... Read more

    $96.79 AUD

  • DIY Oral Thrush Natural Home Remedies

    by Kantung Kim

    Do you need self-help, do it yourself method to help you get rid of oral thrush completely?This is your best resource to completely eradicate oral thrush of any kind. Have you constantly taken drugs to treat your oral thrush? Is the oral thrush still occurring? Why not try the natural home remedy method.Oral thrush is a surface infection of the mucous membrane characterized by white adherent ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Take A Deep Breath: Clear The Air For The Health Of Your Child

    by Nina L Shapiro

    At some point during childhood, 80 to 90% of all children have a breathing problem. ‘Take a Deep Breath’ is a comprehensive, accessible, and indispensible guide for parents, caregivers, teachers, and healthcare providers on the subject of children's breathing issues.From the uppermost part of the airway — the nose, to the lowermost part — the lungs, Dr Nina Shapiro explains which problems are ... Read more

    $21.88 AUD

  • Caring For Dependent Older Persons

    by Jit Seng Tan and 1 more

    Caring for Dependent Older Persons details the knowledge that a caregiver should have when caring for an older person who is dependent on his/her care.The main part of this book is a step-by-step guide on all the necessary skills needed when helping an older person with his/her Activities of Daily Living, monitoring of the person's health and the overall care of the older person. This book ... Read more

    $29.14 AUD