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  1.  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
  2.  Portrait Therapy

    Portrait Therapy

    Resolving Self-Identity Disruption in Clients with Life-Threatening and Chronic Illnesses

    Susan M. D. Carr

    This book explains the theory and practice of portrait therapy, an original art therapy intervention. It reveals how the intervention can be used to address a 'disrupted' self-identity, which is common in people with life-threatening or chronic illness and is characterised by statements like 'I'm not the person I used to be'. Learn More
    Sep 2017, 256pp
  3.  Justice for Laughing Boy

    Justice for Laughing Boy

    Connor Sparrowhawk - A Death by Indifference

    Sara Ryan

    A personal account from the mother of Connor Sparrowhawk, a teenager with autism and epilepsy, who died due to neglect while in a specialist NHS unit. After Connor's death, Dr Sara Ryan started the #JusticeforLB campaign, which uncovered a wider failure by the NHS to appropriately care for people with learning difficulties. Learn More
    Sep 2017, 224pp
  4.  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, 256pp
  5.  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, 200pp
  6.  Effective Self-Care and Resilience in Clinical Practice

    Effective Self-Care and Resilience in Clinical Practice

    Dealing with Stress, Compassion Fatigue, and Burnout

    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, 176pp
  7.  Embracing Touch in Dementia Care

    Embracing Touch in Dementia Care

    A Person-Centred Approach to Touch and Relationships

    Luke 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, through training exercises on consent and non-verbal communication. Learn More
    May 2017, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 256pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 9781785921094
    May 2017, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-373-4
  8.  Positive Communication

    Positive Communication

    Activities to Reduce Isolation and Improve the Wellbeing of Older Adults

    Robin Dynes

    A collection of over 100 structured activities for use with groups of older people that are designed to improve overall physical health and emotional wellbeing. Each activity comes with specific instructions for delivery along with helpful handouts and additional resources. Learn More
    May 2017, Paperback / softback, 10.98in x 8.50in / 279mm x 216mm, 200pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 9781785921810
    May 2017, Ebook, PDF, 200pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-449-6
  9.  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
    2017, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 192pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 9781785921087
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-372-7
  10.  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

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