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  1. 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
  2. Supporting Older People Using Attachment-Informed and Strengths-Based Approaches

    Supporting Older People Using Attachment-Informed and Strengths-Based Approaches

    Imogen Blood and Lydia Guthrie

    The first practical guide to cover the basics of attachment theory and how it can be applied to improve the wellbeing of older adults in care. The Care Act 2014 proposed a radical shift to a preventative, strengths-based approach to social care, and this book includes tools for frontline health and care workers to adapt this policy into practice. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 248pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 9781785921230
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-387-1
  3. My Book about Brains, Change and Dementia

    My Book about Brains, Change and Dementia

    What is Dementia and What Does it Do?

    Lynda Moore, illustrated by George Haddon

    Explains the complex concepts of dementia, such as brain function, disease progression and death to pre-school aged children in a direct and age-appropriate way, as well as exploring children's feelings about these issues. This book caters for children aged 4+ who have a loved one at any stage of dementia. Learn More
    2018, 48pp
  4. 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
  5. Creative Ideas for Assessing Vulnerable Children and Families

    Creative Ideas for Assessing Vulnerable Children and Families

    Katie Wrench

    Providing creative ideas and activities to support busy social workers in assessing the needs of vulnerable children and their families or caregivers, this book is based upon tried-and-tested methods from an experienced social worker and offers handy practical hints throughout. Ideal as a quick reference guide for everyday practice. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.42in / 230mm x 163mm, 232pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-703-5
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 223pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-225-6
  6. Developing a Relational Model of Care for Older People

    Developing a Relational Model of Care for Older People

    Creating Environments for Shared Living

    James Woodward and Jenny Kartupelis

    This book clears away the misconceptions surrounding the care of the elderly and persuasively argues for a new approach based on interpersonal relationships. It brings together a vast array of evidence and incisive theory to generate a new understanding of how we can tackle some of the most pressing questions in our society. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.10in / 228mm x 155mm, 168pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 9781785923340
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-655-1
  7. Working with Troubled Children and Teenagers

    Working with Troubled Children and Teenagers

    Jonny Matthew

    "Anyone working with troubled young people will deal with aggression and offensive language at some point... how we deal with it says a lot about how we understand young people in the first place" An accessible, down to earth guide full of practical advice for anyone working with vulnerable teens - easy but essential reading. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.59in / 216mm x 142mm, 144pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 9781785923937
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 128pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-752-7
  8. Sharing Sensory Stories and Conversations with People with Dementia

    Sharing Sensory Stories and Conversations with People with Dementia

    A Practical Guide

    Joanna Grace

    Sensory Stories are highly effective in caring for people with dementia, helping them to engage with the wider world, and improves cognitive function. This accessibly written book provides everything needed to implement Sensory Stories as an everyday part of care for people with dementia. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.42in / 230mm x 163mm, 192pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 9781785924095
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-769-5
  9. 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
  10. Tell Me about When Moms and Dads Go to Jail

    Tell Me about When Moms and Dads Go to Jail

    Judi Goozh and Sue Jeweler

    When a parent is in jail, children need extra support to ensure positive emotional wellbeing and social and academic development. This reassuring book provides tips and activities for helping children understand what is happening to their parent, feel safe and loved, and manage their feelings. Ideal for use with children aged 6-11. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.61in x 6.93in / 244mm x 176mm, 48pp, £11.99
    ISBN: 9781785928079
    2018, Ebook, PDF, 40pp, £11.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-842-5

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