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    New Review: Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Fourth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 22, 2016 1:54:38 PM

    The recently published Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Fourth Edition by Cathy Jo Cress just earned a four-star review. According to Carolyn N. Martin, BS, LNHA, from MU Sinclair School of Nursing, writing for Doody's Review Service,

    "This handbook is a collection of significant topics, problems, and solutions…to support care managers in achieving the goal of holistic care for the older population."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Review, Cathy Jo Cress, Geriatric Care Managers, Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Geriatric, geriatric care manager

    New Edition: Handbook of Geriatric Care Management

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 26, 2015 3:33:10 PM

    As the population continues to age, geriatric care management has never been more important. The just published Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Fourth Edition by Cathy Jo Cress is a comprehensive and practical guide for care managers that addresses the multiple needs of aging adults and their families. An ideal teaching tool, it guides students and professionals along the journey of becoming a successful care manager.

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    Topics: New Edition, nursing, Cathy Jo Cress, Geriatric Care Managers, Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Geriatric, geriatric care manager, Recently Published

    Author identifies need for mediation in Geriatric Care Management

    Posted by admin on Nov 11, 2011 8:12:48 AM

    Cathy Cress, author of  Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Third Edition, looks deeper into GCM and the possible need for professional mediation:

    Have you ever thrown up your hands with an aging, dysfunctional family and considered a mediator? Based on Stanford attorney and professional mediator, Dana Cutis’s breakthrough new chapter, “Mediation: The GCM as the Accidental Mediator” in the Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, 3rd edition, there are main factors that can be identified in determining whether a geriatric should to recommend the services of a professional mediator. These factors include: difficulty of the family, degree of emotional conflict, and complexity of the problem. Below are some early indicators that these factors weigh in favor of mediation in the earliest stage of GCM consultation:

    1. Family members are focusing on their own needs to the exclusion of their older family member’s needs, therefore requiring the GCM to be such a strong advocate for the older family member that the GCM cannot facilitate family meetings as a credible accidental mediator.
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    Topics: Author, abuse, elder, elder care, family, Geriatric Care Managers, conflict, Cress, disputes, Ethics, GCM, Geriatric, mediation, Psychiatric

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