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  1.  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
  2.  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
  3.  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
  4.  Sharing Compassion

    Sharing Compassion

    Fostering Hope and Resilience in Clinical Practice

    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
  5.  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
  6.  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
  7.  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, $24.95
    ISBN: 9781785921087
    Mar 2017, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, $24.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-372-7
  8.  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
  9.  Assessing and Communicating the Spiritual Needs of Children in Hospital

    Assessing and Communicating the Spiritual Needs of Children in Hospital

    A new guide for healthcare professionals and chaplains

    Alister Bull

    Improving communication between medical practitioners and support services, this book proposes that we use a language of 'connectedness', which can fully describe a child's experience and needs while in hospital, as an alternative to religious or medical language. It also outlines an effective assessment tool which uses play and storytelling. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 144pp, $27.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-637-3
    2016, Ebook, PDF, 144pp, $27.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-116-7
  10.  Life Story Work with People with Dementia

    Life Story Work with People with Dementia

    Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People

    Edited by Polly Kaiser and Ruth Eley

    Supporting the current focus on living well with dementia, this book shows how to carry out Life Story Work with people with dementia in a variety of settings. Focusing on the practicalities of carrying out life story work and highlighting its benefits, this book also includes case studies which will inspire the provision of individualised care. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 280pp, $32.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-505-5
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 280pp, $32.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-914-2

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