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  1.  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
  2.  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
  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.  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, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 192pp, $33.99
    ISBN: 9781785921087
    Mar 2017, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, $33.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-372-7
  5.  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
  6.  Assessing and Communicating the Spiritual Needs of Children in Hospital

    Assessing and Communicating the Spiritual Needs of Children in Hospital

    A new guide for healthcare professionals and chaplains

    Alister Bull

    Improving communication between medical practitioners and support services, this book proposes that we use a language of 'connectedness', which can fully describe a child's experience and needs while in hospital, as an alternative to religious or medical language. It also outlines an effective assessment tool which uses play and storytelling. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 144pp, $32.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-637-3
    2016, Ebook, PDF, 144pp, $32.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-116-7
  7.  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
  8.  Tackling Child Neglect

    Tackling Child Neglect

    Research, Policy and Evidence-Based Practice

    Edited by Ruth Gardner. Foreword by David Howe

    Neglect is the most common form of child abuse, but is hard to identify and address. In this book, expert contributors provide the latest thinking on the theory, research and practice surrounding child neglect. It includes illustrative examples to demonstrate the impact of neglect on families and shows how change can be achieved. Learn More
    2016, 368pp
  9.  Adult Drug and Alcohol Problems, Children's Needs, Second Edition

    Adult Drug and Alcohol Problems, Children's Needs, Second Edition

    An Interdisciplinary Training Resource for Professionals - with Practice and Assessment Tools, Exercises and Pro Formas

    Joy Barlow MBE, Di Hart and Jane Powell

    A highly practical resource to support practitioners working with families affected by parental drug and alcohol misuse. With practice tools and examples, professionals will find a wealth of information to help them to assess the impact of parental drug and alcohol misuse and make informed decisions about a child's welfare. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 11.69in x 8.27in / 297mm x 210mm, 200pp, $55.99
    ISBN: 9781909391253
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, $55.99
    ISBN: 9781909391291
  10.  Integrated Care in Action

    Integrated Care in Action

    A Practical Guide for Health, Social Care and Housing Support

    Robin Miller, Hilary Brown and Catherine Mangan

    A need for better integration between health, social care and housing services has been widely acknowledged at both government and service levels. This book shows what works in integrating services and how the challenges that organisations, services and individuals face in doing this can be overcome. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 232pp, $44.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-646-5
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 232pp, $44.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-142-6

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