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Caregiving across cultures : working with dementing illness and ethnically diverse populations

Ramón Valle

c1998

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (RC 521 .V34 1998 )()

  • Title:
    Caregiving across cultures : working with dementing illness and ethnically diverse populations
  • Author: Ramón Valle
  • Description: Issues working assumptions -- Nature illness -- Changed social environment -- Diverse groups affected -- Practitioner must be dementia capable -- Notion culture additional refinements -- Ethnicity clarification -- Universality culture, ethnicity.
    Multicultural vs ethnic-specific orientations -- Development cross-cultural comfort zone -- Recognition -- Acculturation continuum -- Difficulties notion -- Model -- Factors often confused culture -- Mapping -- Intercultural knowledge -- Awareness starting point -- Historical presence -- Base.
    Language key point -- Avoiding communicational conflicts interest -- Advance preparations -- Bicultural communication pair -- Culture-fair -- Ingroup-outgroup -- Interaction patterns roles relationships -- Expectations rapport trust -- Informal second opinions -- Decision-influencing networks -- Help-seeking, help-accepting -- Interactive patterns.
    Values, beliefs, cultural norms -- Highlighting making inventory -- Barriers feelings privacy shame -- Importance upholding traditional roles -- Dealing normative expectations -- Sorting factors often confused.
    Socioeconomic status considerations -- Long-lasting influence past discrimination -- Relative powerlessness underclass status -- Impact low literacy levels -- Cognitive assessment distortion -- Avoiding stereotypes -- Integration cultural mapping concepts -- Special professional provider preparation - Cross-cultural active listening -- Nonjudgmental -- Engaging culturally appropriate communication -- Practitioner's culture.
    Direct contact -- Ongoing process -- Importance family history -- Primary caregiver, roles, assessment distoring factors -- Consistency effort -- Supporting intercultural competency development -- Governing boards -- Redirection organizational mission objectives -- Budget resource allocation -- Locating working cultural brokers -- Linking.
    Attuning dementia-care message -- Transculturation clarification terms -- Pragmatic approach process -- Dissemination plan -- Outreach networking -- Reciprocity exchange -- Timing investment effort anxieties political aspects -- Crisscross -- Self-monitoring -- Disease -- Illness -- Broader aspects -- Ethnopharmacology.
  • Publication Date: c1998
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : Taylor & Francis
  • Format: xxi, 233 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 1560325291 (alk. paper);ISBN 1560325305 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Dementia -- Patients -- Care; Transcultural medical care; Minorities -- Medical care; Minorities -- Services for
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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