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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. 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
  3. Explorations in Dementia

    Explorations in Dementia

    Theoretical and Research Studies into the Experience of Remediable and Enduring Cognitive Losses

    Michael Bender

    Drawing on contemporary theoretical concepts including multiple selves, personal construct theory, intrapsychic survival and the effect of historical and political factors on older people's well being, the author calls for a more positive and constructive approach to improving the lives of people with dementia. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.26in / 234mm x 159mm, 448pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-040-9
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 448pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-361-1
  4. Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia

    Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia

    Edited by Mary Marshall

    This book offers new insights into the application of a well-established approach to people who have traditionally been thought not to benefit from them. It demonstrates that rehabilitation has positive outcomes for people with dementia's quality of life and self-esteem, especially if rehabilitation is seen as a positive philosophy of practice. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.42in / 234mm x 163mm, 256pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-286-1
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-038-2
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Spirituality and Personhood in Dementia

    Spirituality and Personhood in Dementia

    Albert Jewell

    Offering an inter-disciplinary approach to spirituality and personhood in dementia care, the contributors to this book are leading practitioners and researchers in the field. They provide both a theoretical structure and a practical understanding of the essential role that spirituality can play in the affirmation of personhood and identity. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 8.90in x 6.10in / 226mm x 155mm, 224pp, £21.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-154-5
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £21.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-352-2
  8. Key Issues in Evolving Dementia Care

    Key Issues in Evolving Dementia Care

    International Theory-based Policy and Practice

    Edited by Anthea Innes, Fiona Kelly and Louise McCabe

    Focusing on theoretical, policy and practice issues predicted to become increasingly important, this book looks at dementia care across the globe, including how policy is developed, and the range of approaches that can be taken, with insight from clinicians, policy influencers and researchers who discuss case studies and effective strategies. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.77in / 231mm x 172mm, 264pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-242-9
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 264pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-503-8
  9. Finding Meaning in the Experience of Dementia

    Finding Meaning in the Experience of Dementia

    The Place of Spiritual Reminiscence Work

    Elizabeth MacKinlay and Corinne Trevitt

    This groundbreaking book reveals the findings of the first major study on spiritual reminiscence with people with dementia. The authors present evidence for the efficacy of spiritual reminiscence with this group, and drawing on examples demonstrate its many benefits, as revealed by the study. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.46in / 230mm x 164mm, 304pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-248-1
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 304pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-657-8
  10. How We Think About Dementia

    How We Think About Dementia

    Personhood, Rights, Ethics, the Arts and What They Mean for Care

    Julian C. Hughes

    Providing a much-needed accessible overview of the complex philosophical and ethical underpinnings of dementia care, this book explores current thinking around the concepts of ageing, personhood, capacity, liberty, best interests and the nature of palliative care, shedding new light on their implications for the caring professions. Learn More
    2014, Paperback / softback, 8.90in x 6.06in / 226mm x 154mm, 248pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-477-5
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-855-8

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