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Late Stage Dementia Care

Author : Christine R. Kovach
ISBN : 9781560325147
Genre : Medical
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Provides direction to health care agencies and health care providers on ways to enhance the care given to people with end-stage dementia
Category: Medical

Practical Dementia Care

Author : Peter V. Rabins
ISBN : 0195169786
Genre : Medical
File Size : 84.55 MB
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This is a comprehensive yet practical guide to the care and management of patients with dementia from the time of diagnosis to the end of life. It is intended for the increasing number of physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, and long-term care givers responsible for the care of individuals with dementia. For the Second Edition, the authors have added a chapter on mild cognitive impairment. The sections that received the most extensive revision or expansion include those on drug therapy; the pathophysiology of several causes of dementia; psychiatric symptoms of dementia and their treatment (especially drug treatment); and dementia in special environments (especially assisted living and nursing homes).
Category: Medical

Dementia Care Training Manual For Staff Working In Nursing And Residential Settings

Author : Danny Walsh
ISBN : 1846425352
Genre : Medical
File Size : 31.61 MB
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This accessible, interactive resource book encourages front-line staff working with dementia sufferers in nursing and residential settings to examine their working practice and modify it to where appropriate to meet best practice guidelines. Packed with photocopiable training exercises, discussion points and questions to prompt care workers to reflect on their style of work, this practical training manual also provides a framework for care work in line with statutory requirements and national training standards. It can be used as a self-training guide by carers, who can work through it at their own pace or under the supervision of a colleague, or by trainers running structured courses on good practice in dementia care. It is also suitable for use as a quick reference in daily practice. This comprehensive resource will provide useful guidance for all staff working face-to-face with people with dementia, whether in nursing, day-care or residential settings.
Category: Medical

Community Mental Health Nursing And Dementia Care

Author : John Keady
ISBN : 9780335226016
Genre : Medical
File Size : 78.82 MB
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"it should be compulsory reading for any nurse working with people who have dementia and should be a core text on courses used to train this profession." Dementia "I'd recommend this book to any health professional working in dementia care. Its commitment to breaking down inter-disciplinary barriers makes it universally applicable." Mental Health Today A rounded account of Community Mental Health Nurses' practice in dementia care has been long overdue. This is the first book to focus on the role of Community Mental Health Nurses in their highly valued work with both people with dementia and their families. This book: Explores the complexity and diversity of Community Mental Health Nurse work Captures perspectives from along the trajectory of dementia Identifies assessment and intervention approaches Discusses an emerging evidence base for implications in practice Contributions to this collection of essays and articles are drawn from Community Mental Health Nurse practitioners and researchers at the forefront of their fields. It is key reading for practitioners, researchers, students, managers and policy makers in the field of community mental health nursing and/or dementia care. Contributors: Trevor Adams, Peter Ashton, Gill Boardman, Angela Carradice, Chris Clark, Charlotte L. Clarke, Jan Dewing, Sue Hahn, Mark Holman, John Keady, Kath Lowery, Jill Manthorpe, Cathy Mawhinney, Anne Mason, Paul McCloskey, Anne McKinley, Linda Miller, Gordon Mitchell, Elinor Moore, Michelle Murray, Mike Nolan, Peter Nolan, Tracy Packer, Sean Page, Marilla Pugh, Helen Pusey, Assumpta Ryan, Alison Soliman, Vicki Traynor, Dot Weaks, Heather Wilkinson.
Category: Medical

Evaluation In Dementia Care

Author : Anthea Innes
ISBN : 9781843104292
Genre : Medical
File Size : 71.53 MB
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This volume sets out the critical role and application of evaluation in identifying and developing good practice in a range of dementia care settings. It discusses the evaluation of care at different levels, covering evaluation methods, ethics, use of technology and the user's role in the evaluation process itself.
Category: Medical

Person Centred Dementia Care

Author : Dawn Brooker
ISBN : 9781843103370
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 69.75 MB
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Explaining the four key areas of person-centred care for people with dementia, Dawn Brooker provides a fresh definition to the important ideas that underpin the implementation and practice of dealing with this issue.
Category: Social Science

Healing Arts Therapies And Person Centered Dementia Care

Author : Anthea Innes
ISBN : 184310038X
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 82.14 MB
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Offers practical advice for arts therapists and health care professionals delivering person-centered dementia care. By using case studies of different arts therapies, the contributors show the beneficial effects of this approach leading to the benefits of a sense of community and group interaction.
Category: Psychology

The Dementia Care Workbook

Author : Gary Morris
ISBN : 9780335240098
Genre : Medical
File Size : 26.13 MB
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This workbook builds upon the person-centred approach to dementia care, and gives students, practitioners and carers a new way of looking at dementia and the people who live with it.
Category: Medical

A Guide To Dementia Care

Author : David Moore
ISBN : 1847160980
Genre : Dementia
File Size : 78.80 MB
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With an increasingly aging population, the area of dementia and dementia care is of growing concern to many people, whether layperson or professional. A GUIDE TO DEMENTIA CARE is a wide ranging introduction to the nature of dementia and also the existing support framework. Now revised and updated to 2009, it is the perfect book for all those who wish to develop their knowledge of this area. Includes information on the brain, behaviour, causes and symptoms, treatments, therapies, and financial support.
Category: Dementia