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  1. Healing Arts Therapies and Person-Centred Dementia Care

    Healing Arts Therapies and Person-Centred Dementia Care

    Edited by Anthea Innes and Karen Hatfield

    Offering practical advice for arts therapists and health care professionals, this book emphasizes the importance of putting the individual before the illness to provide holistic, person-centred support for people with dementia. The contributors show how music, dance and the visual arts can be used with person-centred care to promote wellbeing. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 8.46in x 5.51in / 215mm x 140mm, 128pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-038-6
    2001, Ebook, ePUB, 128pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-302-4
  2. Reminiscence Theatre

    Reminiscence Theatre

    Making Theatre from Memories

    Pam Schweitzer

    This book is a comprehensive guide to the nature, practice and therapeutic effects of reminiscence theatre. Drawing on examples from real-life case studies, Pam Schweitzer provides practical advice on the process of taking an oral history, creating from it a written script and developing that into a dramatic production, on whatever scale. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 8.90in x 6.06in / 226mm x 154mm, 314pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-430-8
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 314pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-571-4
  3. Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today

    Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today

    Reminiscence in Dementia Care: A Guide to Good Practice

    Pam Schweitzer and Errollyn Bruce

    This practical guide is designed to give those who care for people with dementia a clear sense of how reminiscence can be used to greatly improve their quality of life. The book explores how reminiscence can contribute to person-centred dementia care and contains detailed descriptions of activities that can be used in a variety of care settings. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.61in x 6.81in / 244mm x 173mm, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-649-4
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-804-3
  4. Connecting through Music with People with Dementia

    Connecting through Music with People with Dementia

    A Guide for Caregivers

    Robin Rio

    This user-friendly book demonstrates how even simple sounds and movements can engage people with dementia, promoting relaxation and enjoyment. All that's needed to succeed is a love of music, and a desire to gain greater communication and interaction. The book provides practical advice on using music and includes a songbook of popular song choices. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.47in / 216mm x 139mm, 144pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-905-1
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-725-1
  5. The Creative Arts in Dementia Care

    The Creative Arts in Dementia Care

    Practical Person-Centred Approaches and Ideas

    Jill Hayes with Sarah Povey

    This book provides a creative map of care with easy-to-follow examples and detailed case studies. After explaining why adopting a creative approach is central to effective dementia care, the authors go on to discuss meditation, singing, movement and storytelling, describing their therapeutic benefits and giving examples of how they can be used. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 8.90in x 6.42in / 226mm x 163mm, 160pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-056-2
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-251-8
  6. Reminiscence and Life Story Work

    Reminiscence and Life Story Work

    A Practice Guide

    Faith Gibson

    Reminiscence is a valuable tool for the professional carer as well as those looking after a family member or friend. It enhances and enriches the care relationship, and benefits both the person being cared for and the carer. This fully-updated fourth edition is full of practical information on planning and running successful reminiscence work. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 304pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-151-4
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 304pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-338-6
  7. Creativity and Communication in Persons with Dementia

    Creativity and Communication in Persons with Dementia

    A Practical Guide

    John Killick and Claire Craig

    This book describes how to develop a creative approach to the day-to-day care of people with dementia, and provides rich and varied ideas for creative activities for use with individuals or groups. The authors explain what creativity has to offer people with dementia, and how a creative approach can help to address the difficulties they face. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.22in / 228mm x 158mm, 216pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-113-2
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 216pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-301-0
  8. Playfulness and Dementia

    Playfulness and Dementia

    A Practice Guide

    John Killick

    John Killick explores the nature of playfulness and the many ways in which it can enrich the lives of people with dementia. Specific approaches and ideas for practice are described, and personal accounts of playfulness by those with dementia and their carers offer rich first-hand insights into its transformative potential. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 8.46in x 5.51in / 215mm x 140mm, 120pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-223-8
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 120pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-462-8
  9. Activities for Older People in Care Homes

    Activities for Older People in Care Homes

    A Handbook for Successful Activity Planning

    Sarah Crockett

    When tasked with providing activities for older people in care, it can be difficult to know where to begin. What constitutes an activity? How can you make sure activities are positive and person-centred? What can you actually do? Offering advice, encouragement and a wealth of practical suggestions, this is an indispensable companion for carers. Learn More
    2013, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.18in / 228mm x 157mm, 208pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-429-4
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-839-8
  10. Puppetry in Dementia Care

    Puppetry in Dementia Care

    Connecting through Creativity and Joy

    Karrie Marshall

    This book demonstrates how puppetry and associated art forms such as singing and story-telling can be used to nurture and support connections with people with dementia. Strategies for using puppetry in daily care are suggested and step-by-step instructions for making the puppets are included. Learn More
    2013, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 264pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-392-1
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 264pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-848-0

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