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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.  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
  4.  Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia

    Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia

    A Guide for Families

    Karen Watchman

    The questions and concerns that arise when a relative with an intellectual disability is diagnosed with dementia can be overwhelming. This understanding guide acknowledges and answers questions on the progression of dementia, medication, short-term and long-term care plans, and presents need-to-know information in an accessible way. Learn More
    Mar 2017, 120pp
  5.  Excellent Dementia Care in Hospitals

    Excellent Dementia Care in Hospitals

    A Guide to Supporting People with Dementia and their Carers

    Jo James, Beth Cotton, Jules Knight, Rita Freyne, Josh Pettit and Lucy Gilby. With contributions by Nicci Gerrard and Julia Jones

    Hospital workers are increasingly expected to have the knowledge and skills to care for people with dementia. This best-practice guide presents key information and strategies for working with people with dementia in hospitals to manage common issues. With a focus on person-centred care, this is an essential resource for healthcare staff. Learn More
    Mar 2017, 192pp
  6.  Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Dementia

    Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Dementia

    A Person-Centred Integrated Care Approach

    Dr Shibley Rahman. Forewords by Professor Sube Banerjee and Lisa Rodrigues. Afterword by Lucy Frost.

    Focusing on how to support the wellbeing of people with dementia in care homes and home care, this book highlights the foundations of high quality care. Based on the latest research and evidence, the book tackles head on the barriers to excellent dementia care, and engages with the latest initiatives that promote health and wellbeing. Learn More
    Jan 2017, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 384pp, $52.99
    ISBN: 9781785920370
    Jan 2017, Ebook, ePUB, 376pp, $52.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-291-1
  7.  End of Life Care for People with Dementia

    End of Life Care for People with Dementia

    A Person-Centred Approach

    Laura Middleton-Green, Jane Chatterjee, Sarah Russell and Murna Downs

    Providing compassionate, person-centred care for a person with dementia as they approach the end of life is a key issue in dementia care , and this book provides practical strategies to ensure physical and emotional wellbeing, guidance on ethical issues, useful examples for practice and solutions to possible obstacles. Learn More
    2016, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 176pp
  8.  Life Story Work with People with Dementia

    Life Story Work with People with Dementia

    Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People

    Edited by Polly Kaiser and Ruth Eley

    Supporting the current focus on living well with dementia, this book shows how to carry out Life Story Work with people with dementia in a variety of settings. Focusing on the practicalities of carrying out life story work and highlighting its benefits, this book also includes case studies which will inspire the provision of individualised care. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 280pp, $35.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-505-5
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 280pp, $35.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-914-2
  9.  Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia

    Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia

    Edited by Chris Clarke and Emma Wolverson. Foreword by Christine Bryden

    Extending the field of positive psychology, this book explores how positive psychological constructs relate to living well with dementia. Looking at current evidence, and with case studies from people living with dementia, this book shows how positive psychological concepts can be applied to practice to achieve good dementia care. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 288pp, $49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-610-6
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, $49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-077-1
  10.  Doll Therapy in Dementia Care

    Doll Therapy in Dementia Care

    Evidence and Practice

    Gary Mitchell. Foreword by Sally Knocker

    Doll therapy can be a comforting intervention for people with dementia, but ethical issues make it a hotly debated topic. This is the first book to look closely at the issues, using theory and current research to advocate the use of dolls in therapeutic practice. With guidelines for practice, this is a must read for all dementia care professionals. Learn More
    2016, 136pp

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