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Dementia Action Week Collection

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  1. Dancing with Dementia

    Dancing with Dementia

    My Story of Living Positively with Dementia

    Christine Bryden

    Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences. This book is a vivid account of the author's experiences of dementia. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 200pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-332-5
    2017, Audio Book, ZIP FILE, 411 minutes, £16.79
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-079-5
  2. 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, 224pp
  3. 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, 112pp
  4. The Pool Activity Level (PAL) Instrument for Occupational Profiling

    The Pool Activity Level (PAL) Instrument for Occupational Profiling

    A Practical Resource for Carers of People with Cognitive Impairment Fourth Edition

    Jackie Pool

    This fourth edition contains all the latest research on the use of the PAL Instrument, new information on using the PAL Checklist to carry out sensory interventions and information about how a new online PAL tool supports the book. It features photocopiable activity checklists and plans that help to match users' abilities with activities. Learn More
    2011, 224pp
  5. 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, 176pp
  6. 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, 208pp
  7. 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, 224pp
  8. What the hell happened to my brain?

    What the hell happened to my brain?

    Living Beyond Dementia

    Kate Swaffer

    Drawing on her own experiences, Kate Swaffer explores the daily challenges faced by those diagnosed with young onset dementia. Challenging the notion of 'prescribed disengagement', Kate offers a fresh perspective on how to live beyond dementia, and how family, friends and dementia care professionals can support people post diagnosis. Learn More
    2016, 392pp
  9. The Dementia Diaries

    The Dementia Diaries

    A Novel in Cartoons

    Matthew Snyman and Social Innovation Lab Kent. Foreword by Angela Rippon OBE

    Brie, Fred, Sarah, and Sam tell you what it's really like to care for a relative who has dementia. Funny, moving and honest, their illustrated diary entries will completely alter your understanding of dementia. The book also contains practical tips and activities for young people who have a relative with the illness. Learn More
    2016, 128pp
  10. 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, 384pp

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