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Dementia Awareness Week Collection

Dementia Awareness Week Collection

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  1.  Embracing Touch in Dementia Care

    Embracing Touch in Dementia Care

    A Person-Centred Approach to Touch and Relationships

    Luke Tanner

    Providing clear answers for one of the most taboo challenges facing dementia care professionals today, this book instructs carers on how to re-evaluate their use of physical contact to create a more effective, person-centred care system, through training exercises on consent and non-verbal communication. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 256pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 9781785921094
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-373-4
  2.  Positive Communication

    Positive Communication

    Activities to Reduce Isolation and Improve the Wellbeing of Older Adults

    Robin Dynes

    A collection of over 100 structured activities for use with groups of older people that are designed to improve overall physical health and emotional wellbeing. Each activity comes with specific instructions for delivery along with helpful handouts and additional resources. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 10.98in x 8.50in / 279mm x 216mm, 200pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 9781785921810
    2017, Ebook, PDF, 200pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-449-6
  3.  Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia

    Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia

    A Guide for Families

    Karen Watchman

    The questions and concerns that arise when a relative with an intellectual disability is diagnosed with dementia can be overwhelming. This understanding guide acknowledges and answers questions on the progression of dementia, medication, short-term and long-term care plans, and presents need-to-know information in an accessible way. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 120pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-677-9
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 120pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-184-6
  4.  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 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 192pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 9781785921087
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-372-7
  5.  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, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 384pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 9781785920370
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 376pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-291-1
  6.  Confused, Angry, Anxious?

    Confused, Angry, Anxious?

    Why working with older people in care really can be difficult, and what to do about it

    Bo Hejlskov Elven, Charlotte Agger and Iben Ljungmann

    Older people who live in care facilities can feel powerless, and care staffs often aren't effectively trained to deal with the subsequent behaviours. New research in psychology and dementia addresses some of these issues with innovative theories and practical approaches. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 192pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 9781785922152
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-494-6
  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, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 176pp
  8.  Life Story Work with People with Dementia

    Life Story Work with People with Dementia

    Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People

    Edited by Polly Kaiser and Ruth Eley

    Supporting the current focus on living well with dementia, this book shows how to carry out Life Story Work with people with dementia in a variety of settings. Focusing on the practicalities of carrying out life story work and highlighting its benefits, this book also includes case studies which will inspire the provision of individualised care. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 280pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-505-5
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 280pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-914-2
  9.  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, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 288pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-610-6
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-077-1
  10.  Doll Therapy in Dementia Care

    Doll Therapy in Dementia Care

    Evidence and Practice

    Gary Mitchell. Foreword by Sally Knocker

    Doll therapy can be a comforting intervention for people with dementia, but ethical issues make it a hotly debated topic. This is the first book to look closely at the issues, using theory and current research to advocate the use of dolls in therapeutic practice. With guidelines for practice, this is a must read for all dementia care professionals. Learn More
    2016, 136pp

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