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  1. Art Therapy with Older Adults

    Art Therapy with Older Adults

    Connected and Empowered

    Erin Partridge

    Focusing on empowerment and interpersonal connection, this book presents approaches to art therapy that increase older adults' sense of self-efficacy and encourage community engagement. With wide applications, it includes case studies from community, assisted living, skilled nursing, and dementia-care environments. Learn More
    Feb 2019, 152pp
  2. Practical Nutrition and Hydration for Dementia-Friendly Mealtimes

    Practical Nutrition and Hydration for Dementia-Friendly Mealtimes

    Lee Martin. Foreword by Caroline Lecko

    This book offers guidance on ensuring that individuals with dementia can maintain a high standard of nutritional intake alongside increased independence at mealtimes. It explains how dementia impacts on mealtime abilities, with practical guidance on how to enhance these abilities and interventions for overcoming common issues. Learn More
    Jan 2019, Paperback / softback, 7.56in x 6.06in / 192mm x 154mm, 264pp, $26.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-700-4
    Jan 2019, Ebook, ePUB, $26.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-221-8
  3. International Perspectives on Reminiscence, Life Review and Life Story Work

    International Perspectives on Reminiscence, Life Review and Life Story Work

    Edited by Faith Gibson. Foreword by Barbara Haight

    This book collates the latest research developments and evidence-base for reminiscence, life review and life story work in a single volume. Charting the wide applications for narrative therapeutic methods, the book emphasises the effectiveness of these approaches with varied people from different cultural backgrounds. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.57in / 229mm x 167mm, 440pp, $35.00
    ISBN: 9781785923920
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 432pp, $40.00
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-744-2
  4. Overcoming Challenges in the Mental Capacity Act 2005

    Overcoming Challenges in the Mental Capacity Act 2005

    Practical Guidance for Working with Complex Issues

    Camillia Kong and Alex Ruck Keene

    This concise guide provides practitioners with the tools for working with complex mental capacity issues. Focusing on developing communication and reflexivity skills to improve assessments and positively impact the capacity of individuals, it sets out how to achieve excellent ethical standards in assessments of mental capacity and best interests. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.42in / 230mm x 163mm, 176pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 9781785922596
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-548-6
  5. Supporting Older People Using Attachment-Informed and Strengths-Based Approaches

    Supporting Older People Using Attachment-Informed and Strengths-Based Approaches

    Imogen Blood and Lydia Guthrie

    The first practical guide to cover the basics of attachment theory and how it can be applied to improve the wellbeing of older adults in care. The Care Act 2014 proposed a radical shift to a preventative, strengths-based approach to social care, and this book includes tools for frontline health and care workers to adapt this policy into practice. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 248pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 9781785921230
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-387-1
  6. Developing a Relational Model of Care for Older People

    Developing a Relational Model of Care for Older People

    Creating Environments for Shared Living

    James Woodward and Jenny Kartupelis

    This book clears away the misconceptions surrounding the care of the elderly and persuasively argues for a new approach based on interpersonal relationships. It brings together a vast array of evidence and incisive theory to generate a new understanding of how we can tackle some of the most pressing questions in our society. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.10in / 228mm x 155mm, 168pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 9781785923340
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-655-1
  7. Sharing Sensory Stories and Conversations with People with Dementia

    Sharing Sensory Stories and Conversations with People with Dementia

    A Practical Guide

    Joanna Grace

    Sensory Stories are highly effective in caring for people with dementia, helping them to engage with the wider world, and improves cognitive function. This accessibly written book provides everything needed to implement Sensory Stories as an everyday part of care for people with dementia. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.42in / 230mm x 163mm, 192pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 9781785924095
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, $27.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-769-5
  8. Sensory Modulation in Dementia Care

    Sensory Modulation in Dementia Care

    Assessment and Activities for Sensory-Enriched Care

    Tina Champagne

    Explaining how to modify the Sensory Modulation Program for people with dementia, this practical resource covers assessment of sensory issues to implementation of effective sensory activities. This approach can be used with adults at all stages of dementia, in individual and group settings. A supporting assessment tool is available to download. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.14in / 229mm x 156mm, 168pp, $24.95
    ISBN: 9781785927331
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 168pp, $24.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-427-4
  9. Young Onset Dementia

    Young Onset Dementia

    A Guide to Recognition, Diagnosis, and Supporting Individuals with Dementia and Their Families

    Hilda Hayo, Alison Ward, and Jacqueline Parkes. Foreword by Wendy Mitchell

    Highlighting the importance of timely recognition and diagnosis of young onset dementia, this book considers the interventions, services and support available to individuals and their families, with practical steps for improving practice. Lived experiences of people with young onset dementia are included alongside learning points. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.58in x 6.89in / 218mm x 175mm, 192pp, $27.95
    ISBN: 9781785921179
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, $27.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-383-3
  10. Yoga for Dementia

    Yoga for Dementia

    A Guide for People with Dementia, Their Families and Caregivers

    Tania Plahay. Foreword by Professor Martin Green OBE.

    With yoga sequences, breathing exercises and meditations, this book shows care home staff and family carers how to use yoga to help people with dementia reduce the negative effects of their symptoms. The programme can be used with both individuals and groups, and can adapted for a range of abilities. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 10.08in x 7.09in / 256mm x 180mm, 264pp, $24.95
    ISBN: 9781785921599
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 264pp, $21.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-433-5

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