Shepherd Center iBooks

A selection of Shepherd Center's educational materials are available as free downloads on iBooks and Google Play.

Personal Care Manual: Education - The Key to Independence (Spinal Cord Injury)

Copyright Shepherd Center 2015. The Personal Care Manual is required reading for inpatients in the spinal cord injury program at Shepherd Center. Also helpful to family members and caregivers.

The manual contains a detailed overview of spinal cord injury and how to manage your bowel and bladder program, skin, respiratory system and medications. Also covered are topics such as emotional adjustment, alcohol and drug issues, assistive technology and special concerns.

 

Brain Injury: A Guide for Caregivers 

Copyright Shepherd Center 2015. This guide features tips and advice for a patient’s loved ones following a brain injury.

It includes a practical overview of brain injury, a glossary of new terms you may hear, and a list of resources that are available to assist you.

 

Spinal Cord Injury: A Guide for Caregivers

Copyright Shepherd Center 2015. This guide features tips and advice for a patient’s loved ones following a spinal cord injury.

It includes a practical overview of spinal cord injury, a glossary of new terms you may hear, and a list of resources that are available to assist you.

 

Living with Stroke: Strategies to Live A Healthy Life

Copyright Shepherd Center 2015. This guide features tips and advice for a patient's loved ones following a stroke.

It includes a practical overview of stroke and the anatomy of the brain, a glossary of new terms you may hear, and a list of resources that are available to assist you.

 

How to Successfully Hire and Manage a Personal Care Assistant for People with Spinal Cord Injury

Copyright Shepherd Center 2015. This guide provides practical tips to help people with spinal cord injury through the process of hiring a caregiver, whether privately or through a home care agency.