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Compassion Centered Care: Caring Effectively and Therapeutically for the Elderly
by Maureen Uche (Goodreads Author)
The author introduces Compassion Centered Care (CCC) as a new framework for creative and healing practice in elder care. She points out that elder neglect prevails in today’s health care system and argues for therapeutic care giving. Using the interview method, the author frames Compassion Centered Care in such a way that helps relieve pain and suffering in the elderly. Th ...more
Published May 25th 2010
(first published July 11th 2009)
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Another captivating work of Maureen Uche, that providing us a vast of knowledge and a glimpse of care of our elderly parents. Maureen eloquently and poetically described the compassion in caring the elders.. The “Compassion Centered Care” is well written briefing the readers on some of the important issues concerning regarding the aged and neglect treatment of our elderly parent. The book contains the wide range of important provision in handling and caring effectively to our elderly.
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This book helps put the rage and other mixed emotions in a much clearer perspective, and leaves you with the understanding that it is a natural reaction to feel all those things, it's how you deal with those feelings that is important. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is caring for, or anticipating the care of, an aging parent. It probably will not change the inevitable chain of events, but it may bring a sense of balance to your life.
The book is well organized, easy to understand, and honest about the realities of the difficulties of aging in our society. My advice to those with questions about Eldercare is to buy this book, use it, and share it with those in your immediate family. You will be in a better position to handle the complex situations that emerge as you navigate this part of your family life cycle.
I bought this book to learn how I could help my mother take care of her father and found it extremely helpful. The text was written clearly and in an understandable language, and it covers information that are essential on taking care of the old. this book did a great job on pointing you in the right direction. It makes a very complex problem seem manageable.