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  1. The Simplicity of Dementia

    The Simplicity of Dementia

    A Guide for Family and Carers

    Huub Buijssen

    This book offers an accessible and sympathetic introduction for relatives, carers and professionals looking after or training to work with people with dementia. Drawing on the two `laws of dementia', the author explains the causes of communication problems, mood disturbances and `deviant' behaviours. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 8.46in x 5.55in / 215mm x 141mm, 176pp, CA$27.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-321-9
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, CA$27.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-096-2
  2. Alzheimer

    Alzheimer

    A Journey Together

    Federica Caracciolo

    Francesco Caracciolo was a successful architect and, with his wife Federica, also worked as photo reporter for the UN, travelling extensively throughout Africa and Asia. A diagnosis of Alzheimer's put an end to their travels. With thoughtfulness and honesty, Federica shares her experience of caring for her husband during his battle with Alzheimers. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 8.46in x 7.09in / 215mm x 180mm, 108pp, CA$24.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-408-7
    2005, Ebook, PDF, 108pp, CA$24.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-234-8
  3. A Personal Guide to Living with Progressive Memory Loss

    A Personal Guide to Living with Progressive Memory Loss

    Sandy Burgener and Prudence Twigg

    This book provides practical guidance for coping with progressive memory loss, and includes examples of real people who have faced similar challenges. These stories highlight both good and bad ways to deal with the problems that arise, and are also useful for describing the experiences of memory loss to friends and family. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.18in / 233mm x 157mm, 160pp, CA$26.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-863-4
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, CA$26.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-719-0
  4. Losing Clive to Younger Onset Dementia

    Losing Clive to Younger Onset Dementia

    One Family's Story

    Helen Beaumont

    Clive Beaumont was diagnosed with Younger Onset Dementia at age 45, when his children were aged just 3 and 4. Clive's wife, Helen, tells of how she and the rest of the family made it through the next six years until Clive died: the challenge of continually adapting to his progressive deterioration. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.22in / 234mm x 158mm, 144pp, CA$24.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-480-3
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, CA$24.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-862-3
  5. Telling Tales About Dementia

    Telling Tales About Dementia

    Experiences of Caring

    Edited by Lucy Whitman

    In this book, thirty carers from different backgrounds and circumstances share their experiences of caring for a parent, partner or friend with dementia. This unique collection of personal accounts will be an engaging read for anyone affected by dementia in a personal or professional context, including social workers, practitioners and care staff. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 9.53in x 7.05in / 242mm x 179mm, 224pp, CA$29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-941-9
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, CA$29.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-017-0
  6. 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$25.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-186-6
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 112pp, CA$25.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-499-4
  7. Who will I be when I die?

    Who will I be when I die?

    Christine Bryden

    Christine Bryden was 46 when she was diagnosed with dementia, and in this book she describes her remarkable emotional, physical and spiritual journey in the three years immediately following. Originally published in Australia in 1998, the book is brought completely up-to-date with new material and photographs, and is a truly inspirational read. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 8.46in x 6.85in / 215mm x 174mm, 176pp, CA$27.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-312-9
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, CA$27.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-645-5
  8. Dementia - Support for Family and Friends

    Dementia - Support for Family and Friends

    Dave Pulsford and Rachel Thompson

    This comprehensive yet accessible book, written specifically for friends and relatives, offers practical advice and support that can help ensure the best possible quality of life for people with dementia and the people around them. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.54in / 231mm x 166mm, 240pp, CA$27.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-243-6
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, CA$27.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-504-5
  9. Can I tell you about Dementia?

    Can I tell you about Dementia?

    A guide for family, friends and carers

    Jude Welton, illustrated by Jane Telford

    Meet Jack - an older man with dementia. Jack invites readers to learn about dementia from his perspective, helping them to understand the challenges faced by someone with dementia and the changes it causes to memory, communication and behaviour. This illustrated book is an ideal way to introduce dementia to children and aid family discussions. Learn More
    2013, Paperback / softback, 8.62in x 6.14in / 219mm x 156mm, 48pp, CA$15.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-297-9
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 48pp, CA$15.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-634-9
  10. Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

    Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

    Brian Draper

    This book tells you everything you need to know about Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia, from symptoms, assessment and diagnosis, to the different kinds of treatment and management of dementia. Taking into account the latest research, and ethical and legal issues, there is also useful advice and ways to support relatives and carers. Learn More
    2013, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.14in / 229mm x 156mm, 288pp, CA$29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-374-7
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, CA$29.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-883-1

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