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  1. Communication Skills for Effective Dementia Care

    Communication Skills for Effective Dementia Care

    A Practical Guide to Communication and Interaction Training (CAIT)

    Edited by Ian Andrew James and Laura Gibbons

    This practical book teaches the communication skills healthcare staff need in their daily interactions with people with dementia. It sets out the authors' CAIT (Communication and Interaction Training) framework and features chapters on appropriate touch, communication with people with late stage dementia and recent national guidelines and research. Learn More
    Apr 2019, 144pp
  2. Dear Alzheimer's

    Dear Alzheimer's

    A Diary of Living with Dementia

    Keith Oliver. Foreword by Professor Linda Clare and Rachael Litherland

    Keith Oliver was diagnosed with young onset dementia in 2010, and has since become a leading activist for dementia care, and an international speaker. Telling his story through a diary format, this book gives an unparalleled insight into what day-to-day life with dementia is like, and how he continued to live a full life after diagnosis. Learn More
    Apr 2019, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 352pp, CA$25.95
    ISBN: 9781785925030
    Apr 2019, Ebook, CA$25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-898-2
  3. The Straightforward Guide to Safeguarding Adults

    The Straightforward Guide to Safeguarding Adults

    From Getting the Basics Right to Applying the Care Act and Criminal Investigations

    Deborah Barnett

    This is a complete guide to safeguarding adults in frontline practice. Based on legal framework set out in the Care Act 2014, this new manual shows how to interpret the law and how to implement these principles in frontline practice. It also includes case studies to help recognise common issues, and tools for risk assessment. Learn More
    Apr 2019, 288pp
  4. CLEAR Dementia Care©

    CLEAR Dementia Care©

    A Model to Assess and Address Unmet Needs

    Dr Frances Duffy

    Behaviour that challenges is often a sign of distress experienced by a person with dementia as they try to cope with the daily stresses of living with their condition. This book shows how to understand challenging behaviour in the context of unmet needs, with effective assessment tools for personalised interventions and enhanced dementia care. Learn More
    Mar 2019, Paperback / softback, 11.02in x 8.50in / 280mm x 216mm, 176pp, CA$55.95
    ISBN: 9781785922763
  5. CLEAR Dementia Care©

    CLEAR Dementia Care©

    A Model to Assess and Address Unmet Needs

    Dr Frances Duffy

    Behaviour that challenges is often a sign of distress experienced by a person with dementia as they try to cope with the daily stresses of living with their condition. This book shows how to understand challenging behaviour in the context of unmet needs, with effective assessment tools for personalised interventions and enhanced dementia care. Learn More
    Mar 2019, 168pp
  6. Practical Nutrition and Hydration for Dementia-Friendly Mealtimes

    Practical Nutrition and Hydration for Dementia-Friendly Mealtimes

    Lee Martin. Foreword by Caroline Lecko

    This book offers guidance on ensuring that individuals with dementia can maintain a high standard of nutritional intake alongside increased independence at mealtimes. It explains how dementia impacts on mealtime abilities, with practical guidance on how to enhance these abilities and interventions for overcoming common issues. Learn More
    Jan 2019, Paperback / softback, 7.56in x 6.06in / 192mm x 154mm, 264pp, CA$29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-700-4
    Jan 2019, Ebook, ePUB, CA$29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-221-8
  7. 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, CA$55.95
    ISBN: 9781785923920
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 432pp, CA$55.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-744-2
  8. Reducing the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

    Reducing the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

    A Guide to Personal Cognitive Rehabilitation Techniques

    Jackie Pool

    Practical and innovative, this book provides guidance for people with dementia, their families and carers. Comprehensive myth-busting information on nutrition, stress, communication, sleep and cognitive rehabilitation techniques will allow readers to build a personalised self-care plan to reduce dementia symptoms and improve quality of life. Learn More
    2018, 176pp
  9. Overcoming Challenges in the Mental Capacity Act 2005

    Overcoming Challenges in the Mental Capacity Act 2005

    Practical Guidance for Working with Complex Issues

    Camillia Kong and Alex Ruck Keene

    This concise guide provides practitioners with the tools for working with complex mental capacity issues. Focusing on developing communication and reflexivity skills to improve assessments and positively impact the capacity of individuals, it sets out how to achieve excellent ethical standards in assessments of mental capacity and best interests. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.42in / 230mm x 163mm, 176pp, CA$45.95
    ISBN: 9781785922596
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, CA$45.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-548-6
  10. Will I Still Be Me?

    Will I Still Be Me?

    Finding a Continuing Sense of Self in the Lived Experience of Dementia

    Christine Bryden

    Christine Bryden was diagnosed with dementia in 1995, but her experiences do not reflect the mainstream discourse of loss of self while living with dementia. In this book she explains why people with dementia have a meaningful and continuing sense of self and calls for a different understanding of dementia that results in greater inclusion. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.78in x 6.77in / 223mm x 172mm, 144pp, CA$24.95
    ISBN: 9781785925559
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, CA$24.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-950-7

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