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Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia

Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia

Exploring the Interface

Edited by Deborah O'Connor and Barbara Purves

Based on papers from the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia workshop, experts discuss the interface between dementia, personhood and decision-making. Drawing on a range of perspectives, the book forges new understandings of relationships between informal decision-making and formal biomedical or legal processes for assessing competence. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-585-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

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

Advance Directives in Mental Health

Advance Directives in Mental Health

Theory, Practice and Ethics

Jacqueline Atkinson

Advance directive (AD) is a way of making a person's views known if he or she should become mentally incapable of giving consent, or making informed choices about treatment, in the future. This book advises users on their choices about treatment in the event of future episodes of mental illness, covering all legal and medical aspects of AD. more »

2007, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-483-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Keywords: adults, carers, disability law, families, health care, mental health, mental illness, nursing, psychiatry, psychology, social care, social policy, social work, social work law

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

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  • adult protection,
  • adults,
  • advocacy,
  • Alzheimer's disease,
  • anthropology,
  • anxiety,
  • art therapy,
  • arts therapies,
  • Asperger syndrome,
  • augmentative communication,
  • autism,
  • autism spectrum disorders,
  • autobiography,
  • bereavement,
  • brain injury,
  • challenging behaviour,
  • child protection,
  • child psychology,
  • children,
  • cognitive behavioural therapy,
  • communication,
  • community care,
  • counselling,
  • creative therapies,
  • creativity,
  • dance,
  • dance and movement therapy,
  • death,
  • dementia,
  • depression,
  • disability,
  • disability law,
  • domestic abuse,
  • domicilary care,
  • Down's syndrome,
  • dramatherapy,
  • drugs,
  • education,
  • elder abuse,
  • emotions,
  • employment,
  • ethics,
  • expressive therapies,
  • families,
  • fiction,
  • grief,
  • group psychotherapy,
  • health care,
  • housing,
  • intellectual disabilities,
  • interdisciplinary arts therapies,
  • joint working,
  • law,
  • life skills,
  • memoirs,
  • mental health,
  • movement,
  • music therapy,
  • nonverbal learning disabilities,
  • nursing,
  • occupational therapy,
  • offenders,
  • older people,
  • palliative care,
  • parenting,
  • pastoral care,
  • person-centred,
  • personalisation,
  • play,
  • play therapy,
  • poetry,
  • practical theology,
  • psychiatry,
  • psychoanalysis,
  • psychodrama,
  • psychology,
  • psychotherapy,
  • relationships,
  • residential care,
  • risk assessment,
  • safeguarding children,
  • sensory stimulation,
  • sexual abuse,
  • social care,
  • social policy,
  • social skills,
  • social work,
  • social work law,
  • special education,
  • speech and language therapy,
  • spirituality,
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  • supervision,
  • supported living,
  • theology,
  • trauma,
  • violence