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  1. Social Perspectives in Mental Health

    Social Perspectives in Mental Health

    Developing Social Models to Understand and Work with Mental Distress

    Edited by Jerry Tew

    The book offers new practice frameworks that help to make sense of people's mental distress and recovery in relation to their social experience. It explores the impact of social factors, such as power, abuse, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation, on the causes and experiences of mental health problems. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.25in x 6.57in / 235mm x 167mm, 240pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-220-5
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-102-0
  2. Dancing with Dementia

    Dancing with Dementia

    My Story of Living Positively with Dementia

    Christine Bryden

    Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences. This book is a vivid account of the author's experiences of dementia. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 200pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-332-5
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-095-5
    2017, Audio Book, 442 minutes, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-079-5
  3. Depression in Later Life

    Depression in Later Life

    Jill Manthorpe and Steve Iliffe

    The authors take a multidisciplinary approach and employ both medical and psycho-social models of depression. The medical model is used to identify symptoms, make diagnoses and work towards optimal treatment. Psycho-social perspectives provide insight into the scale and complexity of the condition and point to its social causes. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 8.58in x 7.20in / 218mm x 183mm, 160pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-234-2
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-135-8
  4. Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementia

    Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementia

    Care-based Therapy

    Chris Bonner

    This practical book provides simple ways to reduce stress-related behaviours in people with dementia. The author suggests strategies for managing problems with feeding, bathing, toileting and sleep, looks at how to understand and cope with wandering, agitation and inappropriate sexual activity, and discusses ways of defusing aggressive behaviour. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 9.29in x 6.14in / 236mm x 156mm, 96pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-349-3
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 96pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-141-9
  5. The Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care

    The Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care

    The Table is Set

    Grethe Berg

    Using her experience of working with older people with dementia, Grethe Berg explains how mealtimes can be used as opportunities for meaningful interaction, socialising and reminiscing. This book provides much-needed help and practical strategies for care managers and carers to reclaim mealtimes as positive experiences for people with dementia. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.22in / 234mm x 158mm, 88pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-435-3
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 88pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-516-5
  6. Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

    Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

    Danny Walsh

    This interactive resource book encourages front-line staff working with dementia sufferers to examine their working practice and modify it to meet best practice guidelines. Packed with photocopiable exercises, discussion points and questions, this training manual provides a framework for care work in line with statutory requirements and standards. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 11.57in x 8.31in / 294mm x 211mm, 240pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-318-9
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-535-6
  7. Ethical Issues in Dementia Care

    Ethical Issues in Dementia Care

    Making Difficult Decisions

    Julian C. Hughes and Clive Baldwin

    This book considers ethical decisions in the context of relationships, treatment, safety and quality of life. It draws on the experiences of family carers as well as on existing research and emphasizes the importance of empathy and the need to acknowledge different perspectives in order to reach the best decision for the person with dementia Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.47in / 216mm x 139mm, 144pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-357-8
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-558-5
  8. Evaluation in Dementia Care

    Evaluation in Dementia Care

    Edited by Anthea Innes and Louise McCabe

    The contributors discuss the evaluation of care at different levels and in various settings, particularly long stay care, covering evaluation methods, ethics, use of technology and the user's role in the evaluation process itself. Their contributions are a useful basis for the discussion of future challenges in evaluation of dementia care. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.06in / 229mm x 154mm, 272pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-429-2
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 272pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-556-1
  9. 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
  10. Working with Adult Abuse

    Working with Adult Abuse

    A Training Manual for People Working With Vulnerable Adults

    Jacki Pritchard

    Working with Adult Abuse is a comprehensive training resource covering all aspects of adult protection work, from suspecting or making an allegation that abuse is happening in the community or in a communal setting through to the investigation and case conference stages. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 11.69in x 8.27in / 297mm x 210mm, 416pp, £50.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-509-1
    2007, Ebook, PDF, 416pp, £50.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-637-7

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