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The Essential Guide to Life After Bereavement

The Essential Guide to Life After Bereavement

Beyond Tomorrow

Judy Carole Kauffmann and Mary Jordan

The period following the death of a loved one can be a time of great turmoil. This sensitive book acts as a helpful and supportive road map through the initial period of loss, and the weeks and months that follow. As well as the emotional and spiritual aspects of bereavement, it covers important practical considerations, which are often overlooked. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-335-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, bereavement, cancer, carers, children, counselling, death, dementia, depression, families, grief, health care, intellectual disabilities, suicide

Reminiscence and Life Story Work

Reminiscence and Life Story Work

A Practice Guide
4th edition

Faith Gibson

Reminiscence is a valuable tool for the professional carer as well as those looking after a family member or friend. It enhances and enriches the care relationship, and benefits both the person being cared for and the carer. This fully-updated fourth edition is full of practical information on planning and running successful reminiscence work. more »

2011, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-151-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, arts therapies, bereavement, carers, counselling, creative therapies, dementia, depression, grief, older people, palliative care, social work

Counselling Older People with Alcohol Problems

Counselling Older People with Alcohol Problems

Mike Fox and Lesley Wilson

Alcohol misuse is becoming an increasingly significant issue for people aged 55 and over. This practical guide explores the factors that differentiate older drinkers, and introduces an innovative person-centred model that will help counsellors and other healthcare professionals to them the help and support they need. more »

2011, Paperback: £20.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-117-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: addiction, adult protection, adults, alcohol, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, carers, communication, community care, counselling, dementia, depression, occupational therapy, older people, pastoral care, person-centred, psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, residential care, self esteem, social care, social work, substance abuse, supervision, supported living

Person-Centred Counselling for People with Dementia

Person-Centred Counselling for People with Dementia

Making Sense of Self

Danuta Lipinska

Although currently many people with dementia are not given the opportunity to receive professional counselling, this book explores the value of counselling for people living with this condition and how it enables them to make sense of themselves. The author shows how counselling can have positive outcomes for those with dementia and their carers. more »

2009, Paperback: £14.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-978-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, community care, counselling, dementia, mental health, nursing, older people, person-centred, psychology, residential care, social care, social work

Design for Nature in Dementia Care

Design for Nature in Dementia Care

Garuth Chalfont

This book provides comprehensive examples of ways to connect to nature through indoor and outdoor activities. The author describes activities that offer a connection to nature, such as caring for house plants and pets, gardening, cooking and handicrafts. He suggests practical ways to incorporate nature into indoor and outdoor environments. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-571-8, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 182pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, counselling, dementia, health care, mental health, occupational therapy, older people, psychology, social care, social work

Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

Danny Walsh

This interactive resource book encourages front-line staff working with dementia sufferers to examine their working practice and modify it to meet best practice guidelines. Packed with photocopiable exercises, discussion points and questions, this training manual provides a framework for care work in line with statutory requirements and standards. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-318-9, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 240pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, challenging behaviour, counselling, dementia, emotions, health care, mental health, mental illness, nursing, older people, residential care, social care, social work

Depression in Later Life

Depression in Later Life

Jill Manthorpe and Steve Iliffe

The authors take a multidisciplinary approach and employ both medical and psycho-social models of depression. The medical model is used to identify symptoms, make diagnoses and work towards optimal treatment. Psycho-social perspectives provide insight into the scale and complexity of the condition and point to its social causes. more »

2005, Paperback: £16.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-234-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, counselling, depression, mental health, older people, social care, social work, trauma

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