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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
    Oct 2018, 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
    Mar 2018, 240pp
  3.  Sensory Modulation

    Sensory Modulation

    Applications for Working with People with Dementia

    Tina Champagne

    Explaining how to modify the Sensory Modulation Program for people with dementia, this practical resource covers assessment of sensory issues to implementation of effective sensory activities. This approach can be used with adults at all stages of dementia, in individual and group settings. Supporting assessment tools are available to download. Learn More
    Dec 2017, 208pp
  4.  Moving into Residential Care

    Moving into Residential Care

    A Practical Guide for Older People and their Families

    Colleen Doyle and Gail Roberts

    Written for people making the move in to a care home, or the families and staff about to assist them, this book is an antidote to the psychological stress this transition can have on older people. It provides essential tips to guide people along the way from deciding to move to settling in to their new surroundings. Learn More
    Dec 2017, 160pp
  5.  Counselling and Psychotherapy with Older People in Care

    Counselling and Psychotherapy with Older People in Care

    A Support Guide

    Felicity Chapman

    Evidence-based practice and specific interventions are described in order to address the growing rate of mental health issues in older adults in care. This professional support guide for psychotherapists, counsellors and carers explains how to approach and work with this specific demographic along with integrated case studies. Learn More
    Dec 2017, 240pp
  6. The Multi-Sensory Reminiscence Activity Book

    The Multi-Sensory Reminiscence Activity Book

    52 Weekly Group Session Plans for Working with Older Adults

    Sarah Mousley and Sophie Jopling

    These multi-sensory group sessions, one for each week of the year, are ideal for working with older adults. Focusing on reminiscence to stimulate memory and sensory functioning, and enhance wellbeing, these activities bring a fresh approach to group sessions. Supporting colour photographs and cards are available to download. Learn More
    Nov 2017, 240pp
  7.  Poetry and Dementia

    Poetry and Dementia

    A Practical Guide

    John Killick

    A practical guide to reading and writing poetry with older people living with dementia to improve mental health and wellbeing. Tips and techniques are included for facilitating poetry projects with groups or individuals for professional care workers or personal family members. Learn More
    Nov 2017, 160pp
  8.  Adaptive Interaction and Dementia

    Adaptive Interaction and Dementia

    How to Communicate without Speech

    Dr Maggie Ellis and Professor Arlene Astell, illustrated by Suzanne Scott

    Effective communication with people with dementia is imperative to good relationships with professional caregivers and family members. This book offers a person-centred approach to assessing the communication skills of people with dementia who are unable to speak, and presents evidence-based methods for effective non-verbal communication. Learn More
    Nov 2017, 208pp
  9.  Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing

    Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing

    A Guide for People Living with Dementia, their Families and Professionals

    Danuta Lipinska. Foreword by Caroline Baker. Afterword by Sally Knocker.

    Tackling the 'last taboo' in dementia care, this book demonstrates how professionals can support the sexuality of people with dementia. It includes advice on safeguarding, accessible explanations of how cognitive changes affect sexual behaviour and expression, and interviews with men and women living with dementia. Learn More
    Nov 2017, 176pp
  10.  Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges, Second Edition

    Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges, Second Edition

    A Guide to Assessment and Treatment

    Ian Andrew James and Louisa Jackman

    Recent revisions of the Newcastle Challenging Behaviour Model have prompted the second edition of this guide to assessing and treating a range of behaviours when caring for older people with dementia. New material includes the use of physical restraint during personal care, lies and deception, end of life issues, and racism towards care staff. Learn More
    Aug 2017, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 320pp, $49.99
    ISBN: 9781785922640
    Aug 2017, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, $49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-551-6

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