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Hearing the Person with Dementia: Person-Centred Approaches to Communication for Families and Caregivers

by Bernie McCarthy Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
01/2011
ISBN:
9781849051866
Format:
Pbk 112 pages

Losing the ability to communicate can be a frustrating and difficult experience for people with dementia, their families and carers....

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Palliative Care, Ageing and Spirituality: A Guide for Older People, Carers and Families

by Elizabeth Mackinlay Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
02/2012
ISBN:
9781849052900
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

Being able to think and speak about death on a spiritual level can be an important source of strength for those who are dying...

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Providing Good Care at Night for Older People: Practical Approaches for Use in Nursing and Care Homes

by Diana Kerr and Heather Wilkinson Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
10/2010
ISBN:
9781849050647
Format:
Pbk 192 pages

The experiences and needs of residents and patients in nursing and care homes are very different at night, and this is particularly...

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Activity Year Book: A Week by Week Guide for Use in Elderly Day and Residential Care

by Anni Bowden and Nancy Lewthwaite Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
03/2009
ISBN:
9781843109631
Format:
Pbk 256 pages

Engagement in meaningful activity is an important aspect of human existence, regardless of one's cognitive abilities. Even in...

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Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

by Danny Walsh Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
07/2006
ISBN:
9781843103189
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

This accessible, interactive resource book encourages front-line staff working with dementia sufferers in nursing and residential...

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Carer's Cosmetic Handbook: Simple Health and Beauty Tips for Older Persons

by Sharon Tay Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
02/2009
ISBN:
9781843109730
Format:
Pbk 160 pages

Taking care of your appearance and hygiene increases self esteem and is essential for your general wellbeing. As people age or...

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Ageing, Spirituality and Well-being

by Albert Jewell Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
11/2003
ISBN:
9781843101673
Format:
Pbk 224 pages

How can we promote the enduring well-being of those who are moving into the 'fourth' age of life? Ageing, Spirituality and Well-being...

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Wholeness in Later Life

by Ruth Bright Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
07/1997
ISBN:
9781853024474
Format:
Pbk 272 pages

Examining the care of older people from a holistic viewpoint, Ruth Bright argues that all of geriatric care - physical, psychological,...

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Hearing the Voice of the People with Dementia: Opportunities and Obstacles

by Malcolm Goldsmith Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
06/1996
ISBN:
9781853024061
Format:
Pbk 192 pages

Based on interviews with sufferers and professionals working in the field, on an extensive literature search, and on a consultative...

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Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care: The Table is Set

by Grethe Berg Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
05/2006
ISBN:
9781843104353
Format:
Pbk 88 pages

Mealtimes are about much more than just re-fuelling, and the importance of mealtimes in the care of people with dementia cannot...

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Caregiver: A Life With Alzheimer's

by Aaron Alterra ILR Press
Pub Date:
03/2008
ISBN:
9780801474347
Format:
Pbk 232 pages

“In this thoughtful and honest memoir, Alterra effectively impresses on the reader that the ‘primary physician’ is not the doctor...

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Teaching Dementia Care: Skill and Understanding

by Nancy L Mace Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/2005
ISBN:
9780801880438
Format:
Pb+ 392 pages

Dementia afflicts millions of Americans and deeply affects the lives of their loved ones. Good care has been proven to have a...

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Involving Families in Care Homes: A Relationship Centred Approach to Dementia Care

by Bob Woods, John Keady and Diane Seddon Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
09/2007
ISBN:
9781843102298
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

Families often wrestle with the decision to move a person with dementia into a care home. The decision can be highly charged and...

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Comforting Touch in Dementia and at End of Life: Take My Hand

by Barbara Goldschmidt and Niamh van Meines Singing Dragon
Pub Date:
11/2011
ISBN:
9781848190733
Format:
Pbk 208 pages

The simple sensation of touching someone's hand can have a powerful therapeutic effect. Hand massage is a positive and meaningful...

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Healing Arts Therapies and Person-Centred Dementia Care

by Anthea Innes and Karen Hatfield Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
10/2001
ISBN:
9781843100386
Format:
Pbk 128 pages

Offering practical advice for arts therapists and health care professionals, this book emphasizes the importance of putting the...

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