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Dementia highlights 2017

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  1.  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
  2.  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
  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.  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
  6.  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
  7.  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, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 320pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 9781785922640
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-551-6
  8.  Visiting the Memory Café and other Dementia Care Activities

    Visiting the Memory Café and other Dementia Care Activities

    Evidence-based Interventions for Care Homes

    Edited by Caroline Baker and Jason Corrigan-Charlesworth. Foreword by Dr G. Allen Power.

    Outlining the enhancing dementia care programme developed by the editors, this book looks at the activities trialled within care homes and gives evidence of their success. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 208pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 9781785922527
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-535-6
  9. The Multi-Sensory Reminiscence Activity Book

    The Multi-Sensory Reminiscence Activity Book

    52 Weekly Group Session Plans for Working with Older Adults

    Sophie Jopling and Sarah Mousley

    These multi-sensory group sessions, one for each week of the year, are ideal for working with older adults. Focusing on reminiscence to stimulate memory and sensory functioning, and enhance wellbeing, these activities bring a fresh approach to group sessions. Supporting colour photographs and cards are available to download. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 10.98in x 8.50in / 279mm x 216mm, 240pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 9781785922398
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-521-9
  10.  Poetry and Dementia

    Poetry and Dementia

    A Practical Guide

    John Killick

    A practical guide to reading and writing poetry with older people living with dementia to improve mental health and wellbeing. Tips and techniques are included for facilitating poetry projects with groups or individuals for professional care workers or personal family members. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 144pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 9781785921766
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-448-9

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