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Dementia Course material and additional reading

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  1. Essentials of Dementia

    Essentials of Dementia

    Everything You Really Need to Know for Working in Dementia Care

    Dr Shibley Rahman and Professor Rob Howard. Foreword by Karen Harrison Dening. Foreword by Kate Swaffer.

    This is an introductory guide for teaching students and practitioners how to develop their core skills in the care of people affected by dementia. It offers bite-sized pieces of information which makes the material easy to access and relate to practice. This jargon-free guide will be invaluable for anyone studying or practicing dementia care. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.14in / 229mm x 156mm, 240pp, CA$41.95
    ISBN: 9781785923975
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, CA$41.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-754-1
  2. 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
    2017, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 192pp, CA$37.95
    ISBN: 9781785921971
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, CA$37.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-471-7
  3. Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing

    Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing

    A Person-Centred Guide for People with Dementia, Their Partners, Caregivers and Professionals

    Danuta Lipinska. Foreword by Caroline Baker. Afterword by Sally Knocker.

    Tackling the 'last taboo' in dementia care, this book demonstrates how professionals can support the sexuality of people with dementia. It includes advice on safeguarding and accessible explanations of how cognitive changes affect sexual behaviour and expression. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 8.43in x 5.47in / 214mm x 139mm, 168pp, CA$40.95
    ISBN: 9781785921575
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 168pp, CA$40.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-425-0
  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
    2017, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 5.98in / 228mm x 152mm, 320pp, CA$48.95
    ISBN: 9781785922640
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, CA$48.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-551-6
  5. 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 6.18in / 216mm x 157mm, 192pp, CA$34.95
    ISBN: 9781785921087
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, CA$34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-372-7
  6. 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, 9.65in x 6.93in / 245mm x 176mm, 384pp, CA$54.00
    ISBN: 9781785920370
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 376pp, CA$54.00
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-291-1
  7. 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, 176pp
  8. Person-Centred Dementia Care, Second Edition

    Person-Centred Dementia Care, Second Edition

    Making Services Better with the VIPS Framework

    Dawn Brooker and Isabelle Latham

    Exploring issues related to person-centred care for people with dementia, this new edition of a bestselling book shows how to provide care services that enable people to live well. The book looks at working in a person-centred way from diagnosis to end-of-life care, referencing recent developments and applications of the VIPS model. Learn More
    2015, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.46in / 229mm x 164mm, 224pp, CA$41.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-666-3
    2015, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, CA$41.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-170-9
  9. Developing Excellent Care for People Living with Dementia in Care Homes

    Developing Excellent Care for People Living with Dementia in Care Homes

    Caroline Baker

    The award-winning PEARL programme has been proven to dramatically increase the wellbeing of people with dementia living in care homes. This concise and accessible guide describes the key criteria of the programme, and explains how dementia care practitioners and managers can implement them in their own care homes to achieve excellence. Learn More
    2014, Paperback / softback, 8.43in x 5.43in / 214mm x 138mm, 208pp, CA$41.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-467-6
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, CA$41.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-053-5
  10. Hearing the Person with Dementia

    Hearing the Person with Dementia

    Person-Centred Approaches to Communication for Families and Caregivers

    Bernie McCarthy

    This book clearly explains what happens to communication as dementia progresses. Advocating a person-centred approach to dementia care, the author describes methods of verbal and non-verbal communication, techniques for communicating with people who cannot speak or move easily, and strategies for communicating more effectively. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 8.70in x 6.46in / 221mm x 164mm, 112pp, CA$26.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-186-6
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 112pp, CA$26.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-499-4

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