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  1. Dear Alzheimer's

    Dear Alzheimer's

    A Diary of Living with Dementia

    Keith Oliver. Foreword by Professor Linda Clare and Rachael Litherland

    Keith Oliver was diagnosed with young onset dementia in 2010, and has since become a leading activist for dementia care, and an international speaker. Telling his story through a diary format, this book gives an unparalleled insight into what day-to-day life with dementia is like, and how he continued to live a full life after diagnosis. Learn More
    Apr 2019, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 352pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 9781785925030
    Apr 2019, Ebook, £12.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-898-2
  2. Practical Nutrition and Hydration for Dementia-Friendly Mealtimes

    Practical Nutrition and Hydration for Dementia-Friendly Mealtimes

    Lee Martin. Foreword by Caroline Lecko

    This book offers guidance on ensuring that individuals with dementia can maintain a high standard of nutritional intake alongside increased independence at mealtimes. It explains how dementia impacts on mealtime abilities, with practical guidance on how to enhance these abilities and interventions for overcoming common issues. Learn More
    Jan 2019, 240pp
  3. Can I Tell You About Being a Young Carer?

    Can I Tell You About Being a Young Carer?

    A Guide for Children, Family and Professionals

    Jo Aldridge, illustrated by Jack Aldridge Deacon

    This illustrated book is an introduction to life as a young carer. Follow Carly as we learn what responsibilities she has in the home, why she cares for her mum, her worries and concerns, as well as all the positive aspects of being a carer. Carly's story raises awareness about the needs of young carers for children, families and professionals. Learn More
    Dec 2018, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 56pp, £8.99
    ISBN: 9781785925269
    Dec 2018, Ebook, ePUB, £8.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-922-4
  4. The Child's World, Third Edition

    The Child's World, Third Edition

    The Essential Guide to Assessing Vulnerable Children, Young People and their Families

    Edited by Jan Horwath and Dendy Platt

    Fully updated edition of THE bestselling book on assessing children in need and their families. Comprehensive and multidisciplinary, it covers all aspects of assessment from early help through to child protection. Explores implications of recent legislation and the very latest issues for practice. Learn More
    Dec 2018, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 680pp, £26.99
    ISBN: 9781785921162
    Dec 2018, Ebook, ePUB, 464pp, £26.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-382-6
  5. Suicide Prevention Techniques

    Suicide Prevention Techniques

    How a Suicide Crisis Service Saves Lives

    Joy Hibbins

    Focusing on the methods used at a ground-breaking Suicide Crisis Centre which has a zero suicide achievement, this guide offers strategies to help people in suicidal crisis. Founded after the author's own suicidal experience, it challenges the established ways of working in mental health and sets out a new way to provide crisis care. Learn More
    Dec 2018, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 144pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 9781785925498
    Dec 2018, Ebook, ePUB, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-949-1
  6. International Perspectives on Reminiscence, Life Review and Life Story Work

    International Perspectives on Reminiscence, Life Review and Life Story Work

    Edited by Faith Gibson. Foreword by Barbara Haight

    This book collates the latest research developments and evidence-base for reminiscence, life review and life story work in a single volume. Charting the wide applications for narrative therapeutic methods, the book emphasises the effectiveness of these approaches with varied people from different cultural backgrounds. Learn More
    Nov 2018, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.57in / 229mm x 167mm, 440pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 9781785923920
    Nov 2018, Ebook, ePUB, 432pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-744-2
  7. 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
  8. Overcoming Challenges in the Mental Capacity Act 2005

    Overcoming Challenges in the Mental Capacity Act 2005

    Practical Guidance for Working with Complex Issues

    Camillia Kong and Alex Ruck Keene

    This concise guide provides practitioners with the tools for working with complex mental capacity issues. Focusing on developing communication and reflexivity skills to improve assessments and positively impact the capacity of individuals, it sets out how to achieve excellent ethical standards in assessments of mental capacity and best interests. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.42in / 230mm x 163mm, 176pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 9781785922596
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-548-6
  9. Asperger’s Syndrome and Jail

    Asperger’s Syndrome and Jail

    A Survival Guide

    Will Attwood

    Practical advice covering everything that someone with autism needs to know if they are going to prison. Based on his own experience, the author sheds light on what to expect and how to behave once you are in prison. Essential reading for anyone preparing for time behind bars, their family, and all associated professionals. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 6.46in / 216mm x 164mm, 304pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 9781785923715
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-713-8
  10. 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

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