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  1. Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia

    Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia

    Opportunities and Obstacles

    Malcolm Goldsmith

    Written for all those concerned with providing services for people with dementia and their families, this book explores the idea that communication is not only possible but also vital to the understanding and the development of services. The book is based on a series of interviews with sufferers and professionals working in the field. Learn More
    1996, 192pp
  2. Younger People with Dementia

    Younger People with Dementia

    Planning, Practice and Development

    Edited by Sylvia Cox and John Keady

    The first book to address the subject in its own right, this book targets good practice and stimulates an agenda for change. The contributors explore the implications for younger people with dementia and their families at personal and service-development levels. They call for a multi-disciplinary approach to all stages of the provision of services. Learn More
    1998, 336pp
  3. Social Work and Dementia

    Social Work and Dementia

    Good Practice and Care Management

    Margaret Anne Tibbs

    A practical resource written specifically for social care professionals working with people with dementia and their families, this book gives guidance on person-centred good practice throughout the care process from the initial diagnosis, through day care, respite care, long-term care, and death and attachment. Learn More
    2001, 176pp
  4. Primary Care and Dementia

    Primary Care and Dementia

    Steve Iliffe and Vari Drennan

    This practice and training guide is written with the needs of health and social care professionals working with people with dementia in mind. The book is illustrated with case studies and includes a chapter on understanding and responding to the needs of the carer - such as access to information and support - and the effect on their own health. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 160pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-997-4
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 160pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-282-9
  5. A Guide to the Spiritual Dimension of Care for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia

    A Guide to the Spiritual Dimension of Care for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia

    More than Body, Brain and Breath

    Eileen Shamy

    This sensitive and informative book provides guidelines for pastoral visits to people with dementia, showing how to empathise with and support individuals during a visit. Emphasising the importance of retaining dignity and freedom of choice, it also presents practical advice and provides frameworks for leading worship for those with dementia. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.10in / 233mm x 155mm, 224pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-129-1
    2003, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-388-8
  6. Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementia

    Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementia

    Care-based Therapy

    Chris Bonner

    This practical book provides simple ways to reduce stress-related behaviours in people with dementia. The author suggests strategies for managing problems with feeding, bathing, toileting and sleep, looks at how to understand and cope with wandering, agitation and inappropriate sexual activity, and discusses ways of defusing aggressive behaviour. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 9.29in x 6.14in / 236mm x 156mm, 96pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-349-3
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 96pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-141-9
  7. The Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care

    The Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care

    The Table is Set

    Grethe Berg

    Using her experience of working with older people with dementia, Grethe Berg explains how mealtimes can be used as opportunities for meaningful interaction, socialising and reminiscing. This book provides much-needed help and practical strategies for care managers and carers to reclaim mealtimes as positive experiences for people with dementia. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.22in / 234mm x 158mm, 88pp, $21.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-435-3
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 88pp, $21.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-516-5
  8. Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

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

    Danny Walsh

    This interactive resource book encourages front-line staff working with dementia sufferers to examine their working practice and modify it to meet best practice guidelines. Packed with photocopiable exercises, discussion points and questions, this training manual provides a framework for care work in line with statutory requirements and standards. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 11.57in x 8.31in / 294mm x 211mm, 240pp, $56.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-318-9
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, $56.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-535-6
  9. Design for Nature in Dementia Care

    Design for Nature in Dementia Care

    Garuth Chalfont

    This book provides comprehensive examples of ways to connect to nature through indoor and outdoor activities. The author describes activities that offer a connection to nature, such as caring for house plants and pets, gardening, cooking and handicrafts. He suggests practical ways to incorporate nature into indoor and outdoor environments. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 11.61in x 8.31in / 295mm x 211mm, 184pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-571-8
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 182pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-676-6
  10. Understanding Learning Disability and Dementia

    Understanding Learning Disability and Dementia

    Developing Effective Interventions

    Diana Kerr

    Understanding Learning Disability and Dementia covers all the essential issues in supporting a person with a learning disability when they develop dementia. This book will provide essential knowledge for anyone involved in the provision of services, assessment of need and direct care and support for dementia sufferers with a learning disability. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.22in / 234mm x 158mm, 200pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-442-1
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-675-9

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