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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 2017, 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
    Oct 2017, 240pp
  3.  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
  4.  Embracing Touch in Dementia Care

    Embracing Touch in Dementia Care

    A Person-Centred Approach to Touch and Relationships

    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, through training exercises on consent and non-verbal communication. Learn More
    May 2017, 256pp
  5.  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, 200pp
  6.  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, £16.99
    ISBN: 9781785921087
    Mar 2017, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-372-7
  7.  Anti-discriminatory Practice in Mental Health Care for Older People

    Anti-discriminatory Practice in Mental Health Care for Older People

    Edited by Pauline Lane and Rachel Tribe

    This book provides mental health students and practitioners with the key knowledge to carry out anti-discriminatory practice while working with older people from minority groups. With contributions from experts in the fields of mental health and care for older people, it looks at issues for practice, such as access to services for minority groups. Learn More
    Feb 2017, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 360pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-561-1
    Feb 2017, Ebook, ePUB, 360pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-947-0
  8. The Spiritual Dimension of Ageing, Second Edition

    The Spiritual Dimension of Ageing, Second Edition

    Elizabeth MacKinlay

    People are asking more and more questions about life and meaning as they are growing older and living for longer. There are increasing opportunities to engage with spiritual well-being later in life. This book provides a comprehensive study of spirituality and ageing, with newly updated material on recent developments in this field. Learn More
    Feb 2017, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 392pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 9781785920721
    Feb 2017, Ebook, ePUB, 392pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-333-8
  9.  Introduction to the Psychology of Ageing for Non-Specialists

    Introduction to the Psychology of Ageing for Non-Specialists

    Ian Stuart-Hamilton

    A comprehensive introduction to the psychology of ageing for non-specialists. It covers all the key issues, from definitions of ageing and life expectancy to the aspects of ageing that have the most impact on people's lives. It draws on the latest research in the field and offers practical information for those working with the older population. Learn More
    Feb 2017, Audio Book, ZIP FILE, 445 minutes, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-081-8
  10.  Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Dementia

    Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Dementia

    A Person-Centred Integrated Care Approach

    Dr Shibley Rahman. Forewords by Professor Sube Banerjee and Lisa Rodrigues. Afterword by Lucy Frost.

    Focusing on how to support the wellbeing of people with dementia in care homes and home care, this book highlights the foundations of high quality care. Based on the latest research and evidence, the book tackles head on the barriers to excellent dementia care, and engages with the latest initiatives that promote health and wellbeing. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 384pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 9781785920370
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 376pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-291-1

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