Ultimate Cooking Companion for At-Home Caregivers

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9780130194404: Ultimate Cooking Companion for At-Home Caregivers

This unique on-the-job reference is designed to assist homemaker/home health aides as they plan and cook meals, assist clients and families with feeding, and model the very best nutritional related practices so that a nutritionally sound atmosphere is established and can be maintained when the aide is no longer in the home. Providing both reference material and practical “how to” information in easy-to-read, table-and-chart format, it features a collection of tested recipes geared to simple, basic fare—which can be individualized to include ethnic preferences, age-related preferences, and economic circumstances. Each recipe presents all information on one page in a typeface which is easy to read for caregivers of all ages. Provides information relating to the preparation of the dish—including preparation time and time-saving tips, basic preparation steps, suggestions for changes associated with age, physical limitations, cultural requirements, calorie and fat content, and storage suggestions. Both safety and convenience are highlighted throughout. Basic Nutrition. Food Supplements, Herbal supplements, Vitamins. Feeding a Client. Cultural Aspects of Food. Household Staples. Storage of Food. Shopping for Food and Using the Food Label. Sodium Restricted Diets. Fat and Cholesterol Restricted Diets. Diabetic Diets. Low Residue Diets. Food and Drug Interactions. Management of GI Disturbances. Recipes for Soups, Entrees (Beef, Poultry, Fish, Meatless), Vegetables, Rice, Potatoes, Pasta, Fruit, Eggs and Cheese, Salads, Sandwiches, Beverages, Snacks. Micronutrients. For Homemaker/Home Health Aides. Previously announced in the 7/02 catalog.

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The Ultimate Cooking Companion for the Homemaker / Home Health Aide Elana Zucker, R.N., M.S.N. and Mary Ellen Capron, M.S., R.D.

Finally! Here is the practical handbook agencies and aids have been clamoring for! Elana Zucker, author of Prentice Hall's best-selling homemaker/home health aide textbook and nutrition consultant Mary Ellen Capron have teamed up to write the ultimate cooking companion for homemaker/home health aides who need to provide nutritious meals for the clients they serve. This handy reference takes the worry and wonder out of what to buy, prepare, and serve clients, many of whom have special needs. A "must-have" resource for home health agencies and their aides.

    Features:
  • Clear and concise information on meal planning and cooking
  • Sensitive to the realities of "real-world" budget and time constraints
  • Abundance of recipes that are culturally-sensitive and age-sensitive
  • Easy-to-follow tips for adapting recipes to further meet individual dietary needs and physical challenges and restrictions

About the Author:

Mary Ellen Capron, MS, RD, has over 20 years' experience working in the health care environment. She received her master's degree in Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and her undergraduate degree from the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey. She has worked with all age groups in acute, chronic, and short- and long-term facilities. In these facilities, she has worked as a staff person and as an administrator. At Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey, she held various positions from staff dietitian to the Clinical Nutrition Manager. In this capacity, she was instrumental in formulating the diets of over 500 patients a day and of overseeing the preparation of the food. Ms. Capron was a member of various state bodies that formulated regulations for all in-patient facilities within New Jersey. As a member of the health care team, she was often called on to teach students and graduate personnel. She has worked as a nutrition consultant for several physician groups and enjoys educating the community on eating practices.

Elena Zucker, RN, MSN, has been an active contributor to the nursing and home health care profession for 37 years. As a graduate nurse, she worked in the community in Washington D.C., New York, and New Jersey. She has helped author both federal and state legislation. She has taught at Fairleigh Dickinson University in the graduate nurse program and has been a speaker on both the state and federal level. In her capacity as administrator of a federal grant to The Home Health Agency of New Jersey to train homemakers/home health aides in New Jersey, she was the guiding force in training thousands of aides to meet the growing need for this pivotal member of the health team. In this capacity she was instrumental, establishing systems to regulate the curriculum and monitoring the credentialing of the students. Ms. Zucker has held positions at Overlook Hospital, New Jersey, as the Director of Community Health, Director of Nursing, and Chief Nursing Officer. She now focuses her energies on consulting, being an expert witness, writing, and volunteer work for a local agency that provides services to families so that their elderly adult members may remain at home.

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