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Dementia and Social Inclusion : Marginalised Groups and Marginalised Areas of Dementia Research, Care and Practice - Anthea Innes

Dementia and Social Inclusion

Marginalised Groups and Marginalised Areas of Dementia Research, Care and Practice

By: Anthea Innes (Editor), Carole Archibald (Editor), Charlie Murphy (Editor), Jill Manthorpe (Contribution by), Alison Bowes (Contribution by)


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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.

Introductionp. 11
Dementia and social change
Dementia and social change : views from a sociologist of the communityp. 21
Rural communitiesp. 32
Improving domiciliary care for people with dementia and their carers : the raising the standard projectp. 50
Marginalised socio-cultural issues in dementia
The role of spirituality in providing care to dependent elders among African American family caregiversp. 69
Death and dyingp. 84
Sexuality and dementia : beyond the pale?p. 96
Marginalised dementia care issues
Faecal incontinencep. 113
Social exclusion (and inclusion) in care homesp. 123
Risk takingp. 137
Representations and re-presentations of people with dementia
Top-dogs and under-dogs : marginalising problematic voicesp. 153
Images, constructs, theory and method : including the narrative of dementiap. 169
Reaching out with the arts : meeting with the person with dementiap. 184
Future directions
Medical perspectivesp. 201
Social science theory on dementia research : normal ageing, cultural representation and social exclusionp. 220
Social science perspectives on dementia research : intersectionalityp. 237
Dementia and social inclusion : the way forwardp. 255
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ISBN: 9781843101741
ISBN-10: 1843101742
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 5th August 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.42