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  1. International Perspectives on Reminiscence, Life Review and Life Story Work

    International Perspectives on Reminiscence, Life Review and Life Story Work

    Edited by Faith Gibson. Foreword by Barbara Haight

    This book collates the latest research developments and evidence-base for reminiscence, life review and life story work in a single volume. Charting the wide applications for narrative therapeutic methods, the book emphasises the effectiveness of these approaches with varied people from different cultural backgrounds. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.57in / 229mm x 167mm, 440pp, AU$62.00
    ISBN: 9781785923920
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 432pp, AU$62.00
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-744-2
  2. Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia

    Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia

    Edited by Chris Clarke and Emma Wolverson. Foreword by Christine Bryden

    Extending the field of positive psychology, this book explores how positive psychological constructs relate to living well with dementia. Looking at current evidence, and with case studies from people living with dementia, this book shows how positive psychological concepts can be applied to practice to achieve good dementia care. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 288pp, AU$51.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-610-6
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, AU$51.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-077-1
  3. Dementia, Culture and Ethnicity

    Dementia, Culture and Ethnicity

    Issues for All

    Edited by Julia Botsford and Karen Harrison Dening. Foreword by Alistair Burns

    This book explores the relationship between dementia, culture and ethnicity, looking at the latest evidence and research to determine the impact of diversity on dementia care services. By examining the key issues and providing suggestions for change, this book shows how dementia professionals can provide culturally appropriate care for all. Learn More
    2015, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.10in / 229mm x 155mm, 328pp, AU$62.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-486-7
    2015, Ebook, ePUB, 336pp, AU$62.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-881-7
  4. How We Think About Dementia

    How We Think About Dementia

    Personhood, Rights, Ethics, the Arts and What They Mean for Care

    Julian C. Hughes

    Providing a much-needed accessible overview of the complex philosophical and ethical underpinnings of dementia care, this book explores current thinking around the concepts of ageing, personhood, capacity, liberty, best interests and the nature of palliative care, shedding new light on their implications for the caring professions. Learn More
    2014, Paperback / softback, 8.90in x 6.06in / 226mm x 154mm, 248pp, AU$41.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-477-5
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, AU$41.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-855-8
  5. Finding Meaning in the Experience of Dementia

    Finding Meaning in the Experience of Dementia

    The Place of Spiritual Reminiscence Work

    Elizabeth MacKinlay and Corinne Trevitt

    This groundbreaking book reveals the findings of the first major study on spiritual reminiscence with people with dementia. The authors present evidence for the efficacy of spiritual reminiscence with this group, and drawing on examples demonstrate its many benefits, as revealed by the study. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.46in / 230mm x 164mm, 304pp, AU$47.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-248-1
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 304pp, AU$47.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-657-8
  6. Key Issues in Evolving Dementia Care

    Key Issues in Evolving Dementia Care

    International Theory-based Policy and Practice

    Edited by Anthea Innes, Fiona Kelly and Louise McCabe

    Focusing on theoretical, policy and practice issues predicted to become increasingly important, this book looks at dementia care across the globe, including how policy is developed, and the range of approaches that can be taken, with insight from clinicians, policy influencers and researchers who discuss case studies and effective strategies. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.77in / 231mm x 172mm, 264pp, AU$51.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-242-9
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 264pp, AU$51.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-503-8
  7. Spirituality and Personhood in Dementia

    Spirituality and Personhood in Dementia

    Albert Jewell

    Offering an inter-disciplinary approach to spirituality and personhood in dementia care, the contributors to this book are leading practitioners and researchers in the field. They provide both a theoretical structure and a practical understanding of the essential role that spirituality can play in the affirmation of personhood and identity. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 8.90in x 6.10in / 226mm x 155mm, 224pp, AU$45.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-154-5
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, AU$45.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-352-2
  8. 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. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 224pp, AU$41.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-585-5
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, AU$41.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-940-8
  9. Understanding Care Homes

    Understanding Care Homes

    A Research and Development Perspective

    Edited by Katherine Froggatt, Sue Davies and Julienne Meyer

    This book draws together a range of research and development initiatives that emphasise the importance of partnership working, and of enabling older people and their families to maintain the highest quality of life. The book investigates how research and development can be undertaken to provide better care for the resident and their family. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.30in / 234mm x 160mm, 272pp, AU$41.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-553-4
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 272pp, AU$41.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-884-5
  10. Ethical Issues in Dementia Care

    Ethical Issues in Dementia Care

    Making Difficult Decisions

    Julian C. Hughes and Clive Baldwin

    This book considers ethical decisions in the context of relationships, treatment, safety and quality of life. It draws on the experiences of family carers as well as on existing research and emphasizes the importance of empathy and the need to acknowledge different perspectives in order to reach the best decision for the person with dementia Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.47in / 216mm x 139mm, 144pp, AU$32.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-357-8
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, AU$32.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-558-5

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