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  1. Understanding Care Homes/ Research and Development Perspective

    Understanding Care Homes/ Research and Development Perspective

    Paperback/ pre-loved/ 272 pages/ Improving the quality of life for older adults living in long term care setting is recognized as an increasingly important issue. "Understanding Care Homes" draws together a range of research and development initiatives that emphasise the importance of partnership working, and of enabling older people and their families to maintain the highest quality of life. The book is divided into three sections, each investigating how research and development can be undertaken to provide better care for the individual resident and their family, to enhance care at the organizational level and to develop the care home's relationships within the wider community. This collection of papers will be an invaluable resource for students, care staff, care home managers, inspectors, lecturers and policy makers. Learn More

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    BKS000302

    $17.69
  2. Children Living Away from Home

    Children Living Away from Home

    Messages from Research (Living away from home~ Studies in residential care)/ paperback/ pre-loved/ 118 pages/ What happens to children who pass through residential care?/ How are homes run and what is it like to live and work in them?/ What is meant by quality in residential care and how does this affect outcomes for children?/ These are some of the gaps in our knowledge identified in the 1990s after a series of inquiries into the handling of residential care. Learn More

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    BKS000303

    $26.36
  3. Hearing the Person with Dementia

    Hearing the Person with Dementia

    Person centred approaches to communication for families and caregivers/ paperback/ 112 pages/ 2011/ Losing the ability to communicate can be a frustrating and difficult experience for people with dementia, their families and carers. As the illness progresses, the person with dementia may find it increasingly difficult to express themselves clearly and to understand what others say. Intended both for family and profession carers, this book clearly explains what happens to the part of the brain the controls communication as dementia progresses, how this may affect an individual's memory, language and senses, and how carers need to adapt their approach as a result. Learn More

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    BKS000304

    $11.99
  4. Fast Facts on Dementia

    Fast Facts on Dementia

    Paperback/ Novemeber 2009/ 116 pages/ Each title of the Fast Facts series is a compact and authoritative guide to a specific mental disease or disorder. They contain practical, dependable information from experts of international standing. They feature the very latest evidence-based medicine to help improve patient care. They are concise, accessible and comprehensively illustrated- key clinical information is readily found. The aging brain, Symptoms, signs and course, Neuropsychiatric complications, Clinical examination and investigations, Principles of care and treatment, Pharmacological treatment, Epidemiology of the dementing illness, Hypotheses on the causes of Alzheimer's disease, Future treatments. Learn More

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    BKS000305

    $10.00
  5. Nurse to Nurse Dementia Care

    Nurse to Nurse Dementia Care

    Paperback/ 200 pages/ February 2010/ From a senior faculty member of the Copper Ridge Institute comes peer-to-peer guidance on how you can give the best possible care to dementia patients and their families. Features: Dementia basics/ Common complications of dementia/ Assessment of dementia/ Caregiving basics/ Common problems in daily care/ Managing behavioral problems/ Designing activities/ Helping families. The new Nurse to Nurse series is specifically designed to simulate the teaching experience from which nurses learn best: trusted mentors carefully explaining what they must do in specific clinical situations Learn More

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    BKS000306

    $20.89
  6. The Dementia Care Workbook

    The Dementia Care Workbook

    Paperback/ 296 pages/ 2010/ 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. Learn More

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    BKS000307

    $17.99
  7. Dementia Care/ A Practical Manual

    Dementia Care/ A Practical Manual

    Paperback/ 428 pages/ October 2008/ Management of dementia is never easy. The right approach and expertise can minimize the unpleasantness and make dementia manageable. Dementia care is a practical manual for health and social care professionals in their encounters with people with dementia. It covers a wide range of information in a short, easily-accessible handbook format and broadly follows the journey of a person with dementia from first presentation to health or social services, through problems and their management, to the final stages of the illness Learn More

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    BKS000308

    $20.85
  8. Alzheimer's and Other Dementias

    Alzheimer's and Other Dementias

    Paperback/ 238 pages/ 2008/ Explanations about the different types and causes of dementia. Help with the practical issues of looking after someone with Alzheimer's. Details of where to go for support, and advice on the legal and financial implications. Guidance on choosing a care home, what to look for and how to prepare. Answers to questions about possible treatments and research for the future Learn More

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    BKS000309

    $13.89
  9. Enriched Care Planning for People with Dementia

    Enriched Care Planning for People with Dementia

    A good practice guide for delivering person centred care/ 174 pages/ paperback/ 2009/ The correlation between 'disengagement' and illness in people with dementia living in long-term care settings is becoming more widely recognized, and developing and adapting front-line staff responses to the changing needs of individuals is a crucial factor in addressing this problem. This book presents a complete practical framework for whole person assessment, care planning and review of persons with dementia or signs of dementia (including those with learning disabilities) who are in need of, or already receiving, health and/or social support. The book provides photocopiable assessment forms, guidelines for carrying out the assessment, and suggestions for tailored interventions based on the profile that emerges from the assessment process. The authors also include a clear explanation of the five theoretical components of dementia that are considered in the assessment: health, biography, personality, neurological impairment and social psychology. Learn More

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    BKS000310

    $20.33
  10. Excellence in Dementia Care: Principles and Practice

    Excellence in Dementia Care: Principles and Practice

    Paperback/ 640 pages/ 2008 (September)/ Excellence in Dementia Care is a vital resource for those working with people with dementia. It provides an accessible yet sophisticated overview of the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to achieve excellence. Learn More

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    BKS000311

    $24.29

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