ERIC Number: ED102373
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Homemaker/Home Health Aide Services in the United States.
Defining the role of the homemaker/home health aide, the volume presents a comprehensive treatment of the principles and procedures for recruiting, training, and directing the activities of these essential health workers. In addition to providing an analysis of the contribution that the homemaker/home health aide can make to patient care, the book examines the broad area of home health agency operation in the United States and abroad. The following topics are considered: (1) homemaker/home health aide services, (2) home help abroad, (3) the titles and functions of the homemaker/home health aide, (4) agency policy and services, (5) determining and evaluating areas of need, (6) organization and administration, (7) the pattern of service, (8) recruitment and selection, (9) training plans and methods, (10) the training program: orientation, (11) the development of the core training program, and (12) teaching methods as they relate to: personal care, nutrition, meal planning, food storage, and marketing. A 10-page bibliography emphasizes materials related to organization and management, training, and training materials. (MW)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Community Health Services, Community Organizations, Educational Programs, Health Occupations, Health Services, Home Health Aides, National Programs, Nutrition Instruction, Organizational Development, Program Administration, Program Development, Public Agencies, Recruitment, Training Methods
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 1726-00034, $4.70)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Health Services Administration (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD. Bureau of Community Health Services.