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  1.  How to Involve People with Dementia

    How to Involve People with Dementia

    Methods and Approaches for Good Engagement

    Nada Savitch, Rachael Litherland and Steve Milton

    Focusing on the need for people with dementia to be involved with the decisions that affect their quality of life, this book presents creative and innovative methods to help professionals enable involvement. Including ideas that span all aspects of dementia care and services, this book also offers ways to overcome common challenges. Learn More
    Aug 2017, 160pp
  2.  Practical Nutrition and Hydration for Dementia Friendly Mealtimes

    Practical Nutrition and Hydration for Dementia Friendly Mealtimes

    Lee Martin

    Ensuring someone with dementia can maintain their nutritional intake and independence at mealtimes is complex. This book for carers offers a clear breakdown of the eating abilities and meal behaviours that can arise in the care of people with dementia before giving practical information and guidance on how to enhance and support these abilities. Learn More
    Aug 2017, 240pp
  3.  Chaplaincy in Hospice and Palliative Care

    Chaplaincy in Hospice and Palliative Care

    Edited by Karen Murphy and Bob Whorton. Foreword by Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

    In an increasingly secular society chaplaincy is no longer widely accepted as a necessary element of palliative care. A meditative reflection on the role played by hospice chaplains, this book argues that chaplains have a vital part to play in the care of a patient, their family, and those supporting them. Learn More
    Jul 2017, 176pp
  4.  Sharing Compassion

    Sharing Compassion

    Fostering Hope and Resilience in Clinical Practice

    Edited by Sarah Parry, Foreword by Paul Gilbert, PhD, FBPsS, OBE

    A compilation of experiences from a range of clinical practices that depicts the use of compassion as a means of improving practitioner wellbeing, with direct effects on their therapeutic work. First-hand insights and ideas are offered for developing therapeutic practice through a framework of compassion. Learn More
    Jul 2017, 144pp
  5.  Observation in Health and Social Care

    Observation in Health and Social Care

    Applications for Learning, Research and Practice with Children and Adults

    Edited by Helen Hingley-Jones, Clare Parkinson and Lucille Allain

    One of the key skills in effective health and social care is accurately identifying and assessing the client's needs. This theoretically informed guide will show you how to enhance and apply these pivotal observation skills in a variety of challenging health and social settings with children, families and adults. Learn More
    Jul 2017, 208pp
  6.  Autism and Solution-focused Practice

    Autism and Solution-focused Practice

    Els Mattelin and Hannelore Volckaert

    This trailblazing book equips practitioners to help clients with autism live well, using adaptable solution-focused methods. It shows how to approach autism in a positive, respectful way, and to understand clients' ways of thinking so you can effectively guide them to find their own solutions. Learn More
    Jun 2017, 112pp
  7.  Helping Babies and Children Aged 0-6 to Heal After Family Violence

    Helping Babies and Children Aged 0-6 to Heal After Family Violence

    A Practical Guide to Infant- and Child-Led Work

    Dr. Wendy Bunston. Foreword by Dr. Julie Stone

    This accessible guide shows social workers and counsellors how to work effectively with very young children who have experienced domestic violence. Based on neurobiological research and over 25 years' experience in the field, it demonstrates how to deliver successful child-led therapy and work with the whole family to help each child to heal. Learn More
    Jun 2017, 176pp
  8.  Care Act 2014

    Care Act 2014

    An A-Z of Law and Practice

    Michael Mandelstam

    This book fully explains the provisions of the Care Act 2014 and its implications for health and social care in the UK. Written by a leading authority in the field, it addresses the issues arising from the new legislation and its impact on everyday health and social care practice. Learn More
    May 2017, 304pp
  9.  All You Need Is Love

    All You Need Is Love

    Celebrating Families of All Shapes and Sizes

    Shanni Collins

    A charming celebration of the different kinds of families and relationships. Through colourful images and rhyming stories, the author depicts a range of families and lifestyles all grounded in love and acceptance. With light-hearted humour and positive discussion around diversity, this book promotes a healthy understanding of differences. Learn More
    May 2017, 40pp
  10.  Embracing Touch in Dementia Care

    Embracing Touch in Dementia Care

    Understanding the Role of Touch and Relationships in Care

    Luke J. Tanner

    Providing clear answers for one of the most taboo challenges facing dementia care professionals today, this book instructs carers on how to re-evaluate their use of physical contact to create a more effective, person-centred care system for patients, through training exercises on consent and non-verbal communication. Learn More
    May 2017, 256pp

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