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  1. 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
  2. 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, £12.99
    ISBN: 9781785925559
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-950-7
  3. Voices from Captivity

    Voices from Captivity

    Incarceration from Siberia to Guantánamo Bay

    J E Thomas

    Offering insight into the unseen world of life in prison, this book presents a broad range of first-hand testimonies of people writing from prisons and concentration camps over a number of centuries and from different countries. Organised thematically, it covers feelings on being locked up, how to deal with staff, and sex in captivity. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 432pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 9781785924989
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 424pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-884-5
  4. A Pocket Guide to Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, Second Edition

    A Pocket Guide to Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, Second Edition

    Dr James Warner and Dr Nori Graham

    Including key information on different types of dementia, this concise pocket-sized book lets you know about the symptoms to look out for, guides you through the diagnosis process and explains the treatments available. Like having a GP in your pocket, it also offers expert advice for living day-to-day with dementia, and where to go to get support. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.03in x 6.89in / 204mm x 175mm, 160pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 9781785924583
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-835-7
  5. Yoga for Dementia

    Yoga for Dementia

    A Guide for People with Dementia, Their Families and Caregivers

    Tania Plahay. Foreword by Professor Martin Green OBE.

    With yoga sequences, breathing exercises and meditations, this book shows care home staff and family carers how to use yoga to help people with dementia reduce the negative effects of their symptoms. The programme can be used with both individuals and groups, and can adapted for a range of abilities. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 10.08in x 7.09in / 256mm x 180mm, 264pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 9781785921599
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 264pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-433-5
  6. Forgiveness is Really Strange

    Forgiveness is Really Strange

    Masi Noor and Marina Cantacuzino. Art by Sophie Standing.

    This comic, based on science and real-life stories, illustrates the complexity of forgiveness and what it can mean to different people and its potential for positive change. It explores the key aspects of forgiveness and the impact it can have on the mind and psyche. Learn More
    2018, Hardback, 7.20in x 5.20in / 183mm x 132mm, 64pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 9781785921247
    2018, Ebook, PDF, 64pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85701-279-1
  7. Moving into Residential Care

    Moving into Residential Care

    A Practical Guide for Older People and Their Families

    Colleen Doyle and Gail Roberts

    Written for people making the move in to a care home, or the families and staff about to assist them, this book is an antidote to the psychological stress this transition can have on older people. It provides essential tips to guide people along the way from deciding to move to settling in to their new surroundings. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 6.46in / 216mm x 164mm, 176pp, £10.99
    ISBN: 9781785921896
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, £10.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-462-5
  8. 30 Years of Social Change

    30 Years of Social Change

    Ed. Stephen Jones

    Marking Jessica Kingsley Publishers' 30th anniversary of publishing books that make a difference, this collection of articles gives insight into social change achieved during the last 30 years. With contributors looking at both the positive and negatives aspects of their field, it offers a unique look into a diverse array of disciplines. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 8.46in x 5.51in / 215mm x 140mm, 216pp, £7.99
    ISBN: 9781785924309
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £7.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-798-5
  9. 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, 8.98in x 6.10in / 228mm x 155mm, 256pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 9781785921094
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-373-4
  10. Peace Inside

    Peace Inside

    A Prisoner's Guide to Meditation

    Edited by Sam Settle. Foreword by Benjamin Zephaniah, illustrated by Pollyanna Morgan

    In this inspiring true story of how inner strength and kindness can overcome adversity, prisoners share how meditation changed their lives. With intimate letters between prisoners and charity workers from the Prison Phoenix Trust, it is beautifully illustrated and includes a simple beginner's guide to meditation. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.10in / 230mm x 155mm, 272pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 9781785922350
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 272pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-528-8

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