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Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges, Second Edition

Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges, Second Edition

A Guide to Assessment and Treatment

Ian Andrew James and Louisa Jackman

Quick Overview

Recent revisions of the Newcastle Challenging Behaviour Model have prompted the second edition of this guide to assessing and treating a range of behaviours when caring for older people with dementia. New material includes the use of physical restraint during personal care, lies and deception, end of life issues, and racism towards care staff.
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Paperback / softback
2017, 8.98in x 6.10in / 228mm x 155mm, 320pp
ISBN: 9781785922640
£25.00
Ebook
2017, ePUB, 320pp
ISBN: 978-1-78450-551-6
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£25.00

Description

The innovative Newcastle Challenging Behaviour Model for dementia care has recently been updated, leading to new advances in the field. This revised second edition guide to assessment and treatment of behaviours that challenge associated with dementia includes these latest developments along with new sections on what have traditionally been considered controversial topics.

The new chapters cover issues including:
- End of life care
- Use of therapeutic dolls
- Lies and deception
- Physical restraint during personal care
- Racism towards care staff

With a particular emphasis on non-pharmacological approaches, this book details the range of behaviours common in individuals with dementia, along with the most effective assessment and treatment techniques for health care professionals.