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  1.  How to Involve People with Dementia

    How to Involve People with Dementia

    Methods and Approaches for Good Engagement

    Nada Savitch, Rachael Litherland and Steve Milton

    Focusing on the need for people with dementia to be involved with the decisions that affect their quality of life, this book presents creative and innovative methods to help professionals enable involvement. Including ideas that span all aspects of dementia care and services, this book also offers ways to overcome common challenges. Learn More
    Oct 2018, 160pp
  2.  Sensory Modulation

    Sensory Modulation

    Applications for Working with People with Dementia

    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. Supporting assessment tools are available to download. Learn More
    Apr 2018, 208pp
  3.  Practical Nutrition and Hydration for Dementia Friendly Mealtimes

    Practical Nutrition and Hydration for Dementia Friendly Mealtimes

    Lee Martin

    Ensuring someone with dementia can maintain their nutritional intake and independence at mealtimes is complex. This book for carers offers a clear breakdown of the eating abilities and meal behaviours that can arise in the care of people with dementia before giving practical information and guidance on how to enhance and support these abilities. Learn More
    Mar 2018, 240pp
  4.  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
    Feb 2018, 264pp
  5.  Self-Neglect and Hoarding

    Self-Neglect and Hoarding

    A Guide to Safeguarding and Support

    Deborah Barnett

    Hoarding and self-neglect are estimated to be a factor in 20% of social workers' cases when working with older people or adults with mental health issues. This guide introduces the patterns of self-neglect and how challenging they can be to identify with practical strategies for assessment, intervention and further support. Learn More
    Feb 2018, 224pp
  6.  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
    Feb 2018, 192pp
  7.  Doing Relationship-Centred Dementia Care

    Doing Relationship-Centred Dementia Care

    David Reid

    Relationship-centred approaches to dementia care are imperative for enhancing wellbeing. Theory, case examples and tips for practice ensure that dementia care services can establish and draw on positive relationships between people with dementia, families, staff, care homes, communities and the wider health and social care system. Learn More
    Jan 2018, 160pp
  8.  Teaching Empathy and Conflict Resolution to People with Dementia

    Teaching Empathy and Conflict Resolution to People with Dementia

    A Guide for Person-Centered Practice

    Cameron Camp and Linda Camp

    This guide demonstrates how to employ empathy and respect when caring for older people with dementia. By addressing these virtues in the care model, the authors show how people with dementia can develop positive conflict resolution skills and the ability to self-initiate in matters concerning their own care for greater independence and wellbeing. Learn More
    Jan 2018, 112pp
  9.  Essentials of Dementia

    Essentials of Dementia

    Everything You Really Need to Know for Working in Dementia Care

    Dr Shibley Rahman and Professor Robert Howard. Foreword by Karen Harrison Dening.

    This is an introductory guide for teaching students and practitioners how to develop their core skills in the care of people affected by dementia. It offers bite-sized pieces of information which makes the material easy to access and relate to practice. This jargon-free guide will be invaluable for anyone studying or practicing dementia care. Learn More
    Jan 2018, 240pp
  10.  Moving into Residential Care

    Moving into Residential Care

    A Practical Guide for Older People and Their Families

    Colleen Doyle and Gail Roberts

    Written for people making the move in to a care home, or the families and staff about to assist them, this book is an antidote to the psychological stress this transition can have on older people. It provides essential tips to guide people along the way from deciding to move to settling in to their new surroundings. Learn More
    Dec 2017, 176pp

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