This popular text provides complete coverage of the knowledge and skills nursing assistants need to work in a long-term care facility. The concise, readable, highly visual format appeals to learners of all levels. The clear, logical presentation of procedures, with hundreds of large, full-color photos and drawings, makes it easy for students to learn and understand. This new edition addresses the expanding role of the nursing assistant in long-term care, providing additional coverage of assisted living, restraint alternatives, transfers, wound care, elderly abuse, and restorative nursing. Covers all of the knowledge and skills needed by the nursing assistant in long-term care. An attractive, full-color design engages students' interest. Over 100 procedures stressing the quality of life are divided into pre-, procedure, and post-procedure sections for easier learning. Hundreds of full-color photos and drawings add visual appeal and show students how to perform important tasks. What You Will Learn and Key Terms with definitions help students focus on essential information and better understand chapter content. Caring About Culture boxes provide insight and awareness about the practices of various cultures. NNAAP Highlighted skills alert students to procedures that are part of the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) Residents with Dementia boxes detail special care considerations for residents with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Quality of Life boxes present actions and considerations that nursing assistants can use to provide care according to the OBRA mandate to enhance/protect residents' rights and improve their overall well-being. OBRA content is highlighted throughout to reinforce the importance of adhering to these federal standards. Focus on Rehabilitation and Subacute Care boxes provide students with information and insights to effectively care for these special residents. Chapter Review Questions help students evaluate learning.Sorrentino, Sheila A. is the author of 'Mosby's Textbook for Long Term Care Assistants', published 2003 under ISBN 9780323019194 and ISBN 0323019196.