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  1. The Social Construction of Dementia

    The Social Construction of Dementia

    Confused Professionals?

    Nancy H. Harding and Colin Palfrey

    In this study the social construction of dementia is examined closely for the first time. Nancy Harding and Colin Palfrey show how Western society sees dementia as a disease, rather than a natural part of the ageing process. They take issue with the constructed view of the body as a machine, whose parts 'break down' and need replacement. Learn More
    1997, 224pp
  2. Working with Carers

    Working with Carers

    Christine Heron

    A complete guide to working with carers, this volume provides a general overview of all the issues involved. General theories of assessment, groupwork, stress management and problem-solving are applied to working with carers, and suggestions for good practice are underpinned with references to relevant research, and policy documents. Learn More
    1998, 160pp
  3. Social Care and Housing

    Social Care and Housing

    Ian Shaw, Sue Lambert and David Clapham

    Drawing out the implications for policy and practice from the latest research in housing and social work, this volume illustrates the lack of communication between practitioners that is hindering service provision, and provides suggestions for improving current practice. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 8.23in x 6.06in / 209mm x 154mm, 176pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-437-5
  4. Housing and Social Exclusion

    Housing and Social Exclusion

    Fiona Spiers

    Examining social housing provision in the context of current and historical practice, the contributors argue that the homeless, particularly those with mental health problems, run the very real risk of being socially excluded; and present arguments for how policy should develop. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.30in / 231mm x 160mm, 200pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-638-6
  5. Mental Health and Social Work

    Mental Health and Social Work

    Edited by Marion Ulas and Anne Connor

    Examining the theory and practice of work with people with mental health problems, this volume considers the current state of policy and organisation and the changes that have taken place over the last decade in the field. The book charts the move away from separate, specialist services, and the resultant impact on service provision. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 248pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-302-6
  6. Younger People with Dementia

    Younger People with Dementia

    Planning, Practice and Development

    Edited by Sylvia Cox and John Keady

    The first book to address the subject in its own right, this book targets good practice and stimulates an agenda for change. The contributors explore the implications for younger people with dementia and their families at personal and service-development levels. They call for a multi-disciplinary approach to all stages of the provision of services. Learn More
    1998, 336pp
  7. Training and Development for Dementia Care Workers

    Training and Development for Dementia Care Workers

    Anthea Innes

    Anthea Innes provides a complete guide to running a training programme for dementia care workers. She begins with a brief outline of the key factors to consider prior to the design and implementation of a programme. In particular the book stresses the importance of getting to know the care setting in which the trainees will practise. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 8.46in x 5.51in / 215mm x 140mm, 128pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-761-1
  8. Understanding Dementia

    Understanding Dementia

    The Man with the Worried Eyes

    Richard Cheston and Michael Bender

    The authors aim to advance a psychological framework from which to understand the experience of dementia from the perspective of the dementia sufferer, so making intelligible the symptoms of dementia and setting out new avenues of care such as the need to adopt psychotherapeutic/counselling approaches as an integral part of care. Learn More
    1999, 320pp
  9. Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals

    Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals

    Neil Bateman

    Most professionals working in health or social care will be required to act as advocates as part of their work. This is a practical guide to advocacy skills specifically written for those in the health and social care professions it examines the function of advocacy within these professions and how to interview, and negotiate successfully. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.14in / 231mm x 156mm, 192pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-865-6
    2000, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-157-0
  10. Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care

    Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care

    I Need to Be Me!'

    Elizabeth Barnett

    Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care shows how we can adapt everyday interpretive skills to root service design and care delivery in the concerns and expectations of people with dementia. This book will be an invaluable resource for all those involved in the planning and provision of support for people with dementia. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.14in / 232mm x 156mm, 224pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-740-6

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