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Home Care eBooks

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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

  • Easy Ayurveda Home Remedies

    Based On Authentic, Traditional Ayurveda Practice

    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

    $4.83 AUD

  • The Reluctant Carer

    Dispatches from the Edge of Life

    'Incredible. One of those rare books that should be dispensed on prescription to every household - captures the full glossary of emotion that goes with this role.' - Lucy Easthope, author of When the Dust Settles'Hilarious, bitter, poignant and profound . . . like an existential soap opera - only with more laughs.' - Philip Hoare, author of LeviathanIt was the kind of phone call we all dread. Your ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • 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

    Free

  • Where Memories Go

    Why dementia changes everything - Now with a new chapter

    '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 crisis my family was p... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

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

    The Practical Caregiver, #3

    Book 3 - The Practical Caregiver
    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

    Free

  • 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

    $10.34 AUD

  • The Carer's Handbook 3rd Edition

    Essential Information and Support for All Those in a Caring Role

    by Jane Matthews ...
    This indispensable guide aims to be a one-stop-shop for the huge percentage of the population who, now or later, find themselves in a caring role, whether that involves shopping for a housebound neighbour, or giving up work to care full-time for a disabled child or confused parent. This book will also help carers care for themselves. It looks at the difficult feelings that go hand in hand with ... Read more

    $12.99 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

  • 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

    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

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Compassion Project

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

    '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

  • When There Is No Doctor

    Preventive and Emergency Healthcare in Uncertain Times

    series Process Self-reliance Series
    First book of its kind--a home medical and emergency preparedness book for those interested in self-reliance and sustainable health. Goes beyond other home medical books by addressing emergency situations involving doctor and drug shortages, the effects of economic crisis on health care, bio-terrorism, and extreme weather. With our national health care system bursting at the seams and an ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Medical Cannabis: For Patients

    Medical Cannabis: For Patients is a handbook dedicated to providing information about Cannabis from lab testing, to applied diagnosis so patients and caregivers can make informed decisions on the usage, and distribution of Cannabis ... Read more

    Free

  • 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

    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

    $5.85 AUD

  • How to Cope With a Pandemic: the Science Behind the 2019-2020 Coronavirus Outbreak with Tricks for Preventing Infection and Staying Healthy

    This book provides ideas for how to cope with a pandemic, scientific background, and also touches on the historical context. As we experience the COVID-19 pandemic, we are barraged by anxieties and questionable rumors. In this book, we outline the facts, and review the simple actions you can take. Sadly, there are no medically-sound effective treatments for that you can take at home, but there are ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • First Help For Occasional Rescuers

    FIRST HELP FOR OCCASIONAL RESCUERSThis book is dedicated to all the people who have no knowledge of medicine and its applications while facing serious or trivial mediccal emergencies.In my twenty years of experience in handling medical emergencies brought me in contact with people who panicked or not knowing how or what to do in medical emergencies, if they had the slightest knowledge of how to ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Medical Cannabis and its dosage

    Cannabis is not only smoked! Discover in this ebook the different methods for administration and dosage.Consumption of cannabis in humanity began more than 4000 years ago. The first registered experience about its therapeutic use was in the classical pharmacopoeia, transcribed by the legendary founder of Chinese medicine, the Red Emperor Sheng Nung, in the 2.737 B.C; It was then when cannabis was ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Life Worthwhile

    The Story of Aaron

    by John Mollitt ...
    "This is a beautiful book about the life of Aaron who, against all the odds, lived well. This is a story of a severely disabled man who was loved and cared for by adoptive parents, and who became central to his wider family, a joy to sister and brother, nephews and nieces, and a popular fellow-student and member of the community. It is an honour to have known Aaron and to call John and Pat friends ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Ants in the Fridge

    Journey of a Caregiver

    Extended care and assistance for the elderly is now classified as caregiving. In this world of caregiving there exists the good, the bad and the ugly. Who knew? ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • Catastrophic

    by John Luciew ...
    THIS JUST MIGHT BE THE MOST IMPORTANT BOOK YOU READ ALL YEAR.Your life can change in a heartbeat. None of us know where, when or how. But a catastrophic medical condition lies in wait for us all - or our loved ones. How will we respond? How will our families react? It could be the difference between life -- or death. ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD

  • Télémédecine et télésoin – L'essentiel pour pratiquer

    series Outils
    Avec l’épidémie de Covid-19, la télémédecine et le télésoin se sont invités dans les usages. De nouvelles professions ont été autorisées à exercer à distance pour que la population puisse continuer à se soigner. Les pratiques de télésanté entrent aujourd’hui dans les universités et les écoles de formation. Demain, les professionnels de santé exerceront de façon courante à la fois en présentiel et ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD