Social Work and Health Care in an Aging Society

Social Work and Health Care in an Aging Society

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This book places significant issues related to the health, mental health, and well-being of older adults and their caregivers within the context of social work service delivery. By presenting the research of social work scholars, all experts in specific research areas, the editors clarify the value that social work brings to the larger realm of health care for older adults and their families. Special consideration is given to such issues as case management, urban, African-American elders, grandmothers raising grandchildren, aging persons with developmental disabilities, home health care, and more. For Further Information on Dr. Berkman, Please Click Here!These heavy-use patients represent more than 46% of the total Medicare expenditures for HHC (HCFA, 1999). The types ... Types of visits shifted by 1997, where skilled nursing services fell to 41% and home-health-aide services rose to 48%.

Title:Social Work and Health Care in an Aging Society
Author: Barbara Berkman, DSW, Linda Harootyan, MSW
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2003-06-01

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