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  1. Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia

    Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia

    Opportunities and Obstacles

    Malcolm Goldsmith

    Written for all those concerned with providing services for people with dementia and their families, this book explores the idea that communication is not only possible but also vital to the understanding and the development of services. The book is based on a series of interviews with sufferers and professionals working in the field. Learn More
    1996, 192pp
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Social Work and Dementia

    Social Work and Dementia

    Good Practice and Care Management

    Margaret Anne Tibbs

    A practical resource written specifically for social care professionals working with people with dementia and their families, this book gives guidance on person-centred good practice throughout the care process from the initial diagnosis, through day care, respite care, long-term care, and death and attachment. Learn More
    2001, 176pp
  6. Primary Care and Dementia

    Primary Care and Dementia

    Steve Iliffe and Vari Drennan

    This practice and training guide is written with the needs of health and social care professionals working with people with dementia in mind. The book is illustrated with case studies and includes a chapter on understanding and responding to the needs of the carer - such as access to information and support - and the effect on their own health. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 160pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-997-4
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 160pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-282-9
  7. 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
  8. The Perspectives of People with Dementia

    The Perspectives of People with Dementia

    Research Methods and Motivations

    Edited by Heather Wilkinson

    People with dementia have often played a passive role in the investigation of their condition. The contributors to this book look at ways of redressing the balance and involving them in the research process. They describe the skills that researchers and care staff need when seeking to validate the views of people with dementia successfully. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 256pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-001-0
    2001, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-310-9
  9. 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
  10. A Guide to the Spiritual Dimension of Care for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia

    A Guide to the Spiritual Dimension of Care for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia

    More than Body, Brain and Breath

    Eileen Shamy

    This sensitive and informative book provides guidelines for pastoral visits to people with dementia, showing how to empathise with and support individuals during a visit. Emphasising the importance of retaining dignity and freedom of choice, it also presents practical advice and provides frameworks for leading worship for those with dementia. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.10in / 233mm x 155mm, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-129-1
    2003, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-388-8

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