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Dementia Care - Trevor Adams

Paperback Published: 13th January 1999
ISBN: 9780702022784
Number Of Pages: 380

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This book provides a comprehensive research-based source of material, which focuses on the important issue of dementia and family care. It critically examines how dementia is defined, diagnosed and 'treated' and provides a new environmentally focused approach to this challenging and growing issue for nurses and other care givers.

Contributorsp. v
Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. x
Approaches to practice
Constructing dementiap. 3
Valuing people with dementiap. 22
Policy and practice in dementia carep. 35
Person-centred practice
Working with people in the early stages of dementiap. 51
Managing language and communication difficulties in Alzheimer's dementia: the link to behaviourp. 69
Counselling people with dementiap. 86
Addressing the physical care needs of people with dementiap. 103
Palliative care for people with dementiap. 114
Remembering and forgetting: group work people who have dementiap. 136
Positive communication with people who have dementiap. 148
Younger people with dementia: coming out of the shadowsp. 164
Practice system
Helping families cope with dementiap. 187
Developing ethnically sensitive and appropriate dementia care practicep. 202
Supporting and supervising in dementia carep. 213
Elder abuse and people with dementiap. 225
Maintaining quality in dementia care practicep. 240
Indexp. 257
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ISBN: 9780702022784
ISBN-10: 0702022780
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 380
Published: 13th January 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.08
Weight (kg): 0.56