Examining important issues in dementia research and care that are often neglected, the contributors to this book provide fresh perspectives on current practice. The authors put dementia care into a socio-cultural framework, highlighting the impact of social change on dementia care over the last two decades and challenging current stereotypes.
Cover; Dementia and Social Inclusion: Marginalised Groups and Marginalised Areas of Dementia Research, Care and Practice; Contents; Introduction; PART 1: Dementia and Social Change; 1. Dementia and Social Change: Views from a Sociologist of the Community; 2. Rural Communities; 3. Improving Domiciliary Care for People with Dementia and their Carers: The Raising the Standard Project; PART 2: Marginalised Socio-Cultural Issues in Dementia; 4. The Role of Spirituality in Providing Care to Dependent Elders among African American Family Caregivers; 5. Death and Dying.
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 5th August 2004
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers