Dementia Care In Nursing

Author by : Sue Barker
Languange : en
Publisher by : SAGE
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Description : Dementia care presents a huge challenge to health and social care both now and in the future. The number of those in the UK with dementia is expected to increase to 1.4 million in the next 30 years. Regardless of the field of nursing all nurses need to understand the experiences of a person with dementia and the issues related to their care. This book provides an introduction to dementia care for nursing students with an emphasis on humanizing care. Real life case studies show the person behind the patient and explore the ethical dilemmas that a nurse may face.


Community Mental Health Nursing And Dementia Care

Author by : Keady, John
Languange : en
Publisher by : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
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Total Read : 68
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Description : "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.


Fast Facts For Dementia Care

Author by : Carol A. Miller, MSN, RN-BC
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
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Total Read : 68
Total Download : 280
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Description : This newest addition to the Fast Facts series is a succinct guide for nurses in adult health clinical settings on how to provide person-centered care for patients who have dementia as a concurrent condition. With an easy-access format, it offers the most up-to-date information on dementia and provides strategies for clinical management that facilitate the nurse's work while improving care for patients. The book presents specific care strategies for all stages of dementia and emphasizes relatively simple interventions that nurses can incorporate into their care plans to prevent problems or address them before they escalate. The guide distinguishes between dementia and conditions that mimic dementia, discusses issues related to specific care settings, presents person-centered strategies for families and care partners, and covers the assessment and management of pain, safety concerns, communication strategies, and ethical and legal issues. It additionally provides numerous resources that nurses can offer to caregivers. Fast Facts for Dementia Care will serve as a daily companion for all clinical nurses who work with older patients in any setting, including the emergency room, medical-surgical unit, medical office, and community mental health settings. Key Features: Easy to use and carry in all patient settings Provides communication techniques for different stages of dementia Describes numerous interventions for addressing issues such as pain, safety, behaviours, and ADLs Includes the ìFast Facts in a Nutshellî feature for quick reference Illustrates content with case vignettes


Dementia Care

Author by : Dawn Brooker
Languange : en
Publisher by : Taylor & Francis
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 41
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Description : Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information on caring for patients with dementia at your fingertips. All you need to know on: Person-centered dementia care Communication and managing behaviour Pain assessment Nutrition and medication Advanced care plans And much more . . .


Dementia Care At A Glance

Author by : Catharine Jenkins
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Total Read : 64
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Description : Dementia Care at a Glance is the perfect companion for health and social care professionals, nurses, students as well as family members and voluntary workers needing information and guidance about dementia care. Taking a person-centred and interpersonal approach, each chapter outlines an aspect of the experience of living with dementia and the steps that the nurse or healthcare professional can take to support them. This comprehensive book will assist readers to respond effectively, sensitively and with compassion to people living with dementia in acute settings, as well as in care environments and at home. It acknowledges the challenges that arise for people with dementia, family members and professionals and offers practical solutions based on current thinking and best practice. Presented in the bestselling at a Glance format, with superb illustrations and a concise approach Covers the common forms and manifestations of dementia, their causes, and how to address them Addresses a wide range of topics including, interventions, communication, care planning, medication, therapy, leadership as well as ethical and legal issues Takes a positive holistic approach, including not only physical and mental health issues but social and spiritual implications and a person-centred focus throughout Suitable for students on a range of healthcare courses Supported by a companion website with multiple-choice questions and reflective questions


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

Author by : Danny Walsh
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 87
Total Download : 167
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Description : 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.


The Dementia Care Workbook

Author by : Morris, Gary
Languange : en
Publisher by : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
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Total Read : 86
Total Download : 802
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Description : The Dementia Care Workbook is a workbook style text on dementia, aimed at pre-registration level students training to be Mental Health or Adult nurses. By using reflective exercises and other tools, the book is designed to help readers get to grips with the key issues of dementia care, with a focus on the felt experience for all involved. Topics covered include: the felt experience (the patient), the felt experience (the carer/family), attitudes to caring, environment of care, the person, engagement, ways of working, empowerment and the future.


Fast Facts For Dementia Care

Author by : Carol A. Miller
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 40
Total Download : 116
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Description : "This book helps you incorporate a person-centered approach in your usual nursing care as you address the unique needs of people who have dementia. The basic premise is that although the short-term nature of the care setting focuses on nursing interventions for the immediate medical problems, nurses have numerous opportunities to incorporate dementia-specific interventions in care plans"--


Dementia Care Nursing

Author by : Trevor Adams
Languange : en
Publisher by : Macmillan International Higher Education
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Total Read : 98
Total Download : 863
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Description : This book looks at the role nurses play when working with people who have dementia and their relatives. Dementia Care Nursing is a fascinating insight into the field, which outlines approaches that may be used by nurses within practice and provides advice on how dementia care may be developed and enhanced.


Fast Facts For Dementia Care Second Edition

Author by : Carol A. Miller, MSN, RN-BC
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
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Total Read : 39
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Description : This quick-access clinical reference for nurses in adult health settings addresses the most prevalent and complex management challenges in caring for people with dementia. The second edition—completely updated with the newest guidelines for evidence-based, person-centered care—includes two new chapters on the Emotional Needs of People with Dementia and Self-Neglect and Elder Abuse, along with new information on cultural considerations and distinguishing between dementia and delirium. Quotes from people with dementia are included in this edition to give first-person accounts of their experiences. Fast Facts for Dementia Care, Second Edition delivers specific care strategies for all stages of dementia in a wide range of clinical settings, including acute care, long-term care, and home and community settings. Chapters introduce relatively simple dementia-specific interventions nurses can incorporate into their care plans to prevent or address problems before they escalate. Using bullet points and concise paragraphs, this streamlined resource discusses the issues faced by people with dementia and their care partners and what nurses can do. It addresses disease progression, assessment and management of pain, medications, safety concerns, communication strategies, ethical issues, and end-of-life care. New to the Second Edition: Completely updated with the newest guidelines for evidence-based, person-centered care of people with dementia New information of cultural considerations including culturally appropriate communication, considerations related to treatment goals, and more Chapters on Emotional Needs of People with Dementia and Self-Neglect and Elder Abuse Key Features: Helps identify and manage conditions associated with mental status, including delirium and dementia Provides clinical vignettes and quotes of real-life situations illustrating successful nursing interventions Discusses communication techniques for different stages of dementia Describes numerous interventions for addressing issues such as pain, safety, end-of-life care, and more Includes “Fast Facts” boxes for quick reference to essential information


Partnerships In Community Mental Health Nursing And Dementia Care Practice Perspectives

Author by : Keady, John
Languange : en
Publisher by : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
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Total Read : 26
Total Download : 407
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Description : A companion volume to 'Community Mental Health Nursing and Dementia Care'. Taken together the two volumes provide a rounded and evidence-based account of the complexity, breadth and diversity of community mental health nursing practice in this specialist field of care delivery.


Dementia Care

Author by : Marie Boltz
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Total Read : 34
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Description : This book provides an overview of the demographic, clinical, and psychosocial context of dementia care. With its focus on patient and family perspectives, this book describes evidence-based approaches towards prevention, detection, and treatment of dementia that is like any other book. The text presents memory clinics, care management, home-based interventions, palliative care, family caregiver programs, specific to dementia care. Additionally, the text examines strategies to support transitions to acute care and long-term care. The text also places a special emphasis on measures of quality, cultural sensitivity, and implications for health care policy. Written by experts in the field, Dementia Care: An Evidence-Based Approach is an excellent resource for clinicians, students, healthcare administrators, and policymakers who aim to improve the quality of life of both the person with dementia and their informal caregiver.


Dementia Nursing

Author by : Rosalie Hudson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Total Read : 61
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Description : Dementia is one of the major health problems of our ageing society. Dementia nursing is one of the most important and highly skilled of nursing specialties. And yet this vital nursing speciality within a field of growing importance is often neglected and undervalued. Dementia Nursing: A Guide to Practice addresses this need by empowering nurses and other health professionals with the latest knowledge and the best clinical practice in dementia care -- presented within a holistic philosophy of person-centred care. This book encourages nurses to go beyond the technical aspects of nursing practice to hear the deeply human needs of the people in their care. The purpose of the book is not only to identify physical problems and clinical needs, but also to capture the lived experience of those with dementia, and to encourage all carers to respond with creativity and imagination. The breadth and depth of this definitive textbook are impressive, with evidence-based chapters on all major subjects within the field of dementia nursing. The chapters are written primarily by nurses for nurses. But dementia nursing is essentially an exercise in teamwork, and valuable contributions and insights are offered by other health professionals, carers, artists, and relatives from a variety of backgrounds and countries. The result is a comprehensive international volume on all aspects of dementia nursing. Biographical sketches and photographs of all authors are provided, and a comprehensive cross-referenced index ensures easy access to the many topics of interest covered. Book jacket.


Dementia Care

Author by : Grahame Smith
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Total Read : 37
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Description : Dementia is both a personal and a societal challenge. The goal of Dementia Care: A Practical Approach is to focus on how practitioners can meet this challenge with hope and compassion, thereby enabling those with dementia to live well. The book takes a ‘strengths approach’ with an emphasis on exploring sustainable strategies. Its content is underpinned by relevant policies and strategies and explicitly links to research evidence while always valuing the voices of those living with dementia. Covering various dementia strategies, the book provides a clear vision of dementia care delivery and is mapped to the Curriculum for UK Dementia Education. For health care students, the content is also mapped to the requirements of the Health and Care Professions Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Council. The book includes experiences of people living with dementia, practical examples, self-assessment questions, and key point summaries. It is a valuable resource to practitioners, informal caregivers, families, individuals with dementia or those wanting to know more about the subject.


Late Stage Dementia Care

Author by : Christine R. Kovach
Languange : en
Publisher by : Taylor & Francis
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 66
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Description : Provides direction to health care agencies and health care providers on ways to enhance the care given to people with end-stage dementia


Key Issues In Evolving Dementia Care

Author by : Anthea Innes
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 52
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File Size : 53,6 Mb
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Description : Focusing on theoretical, policy and practice issues which are predicted to become fundamental priorities in the near future, the contributors to this important book examine how dementia care works around the globe. They explore the theory underpinning dementia care, the applications of this theory in the latest dementia care research and how this research is influencing and shaping practice. The contributors are leading practitioners, policy influencers and researchers who analyse case studies from the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia, India, France and Malta with the aim of encouraging a dialogue and exchange of interdisciplinary initiatives and ideas. Their insights into how policy and dementia strategies are developed, and the range of approaches that can be taken in dementia care practice, are a positive step towards ensuring that the needs of people with dementia around the world are met, both now and in the future. This book makes essential reading for practitioners, researchers, policy makers and students in the field of dementia care.


Evidence Based Practice In Dementia For Nurses And Nursing Students

Author by : Karen Harrison Dening
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 74
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Description : This essential textbook on dementia care introduces the knowledge that nurses need, including the evidence base for practice and the guidance to transfer this newly acquired knowledge into everyday practice. Each of the 25 chapters are written by experts in the field of dementia care and are grounded in thoroughly researched, up-to-date evidence, have a direct bearing to nurse practice, and use case studies to give examples of application of the evidence to practice. It begins by introducing dementia as a diagnosis, a syndrome, and a set of diseases, signs and symptoms. It then deals with various principles that underpin dementia care, including person-centred care, behaviours that challenge, risk management, and understanding relationships affected by dementia. Finally, it assesses dementia care across a range of care settings, such as primary care, care homes, domiciliary care, acute hospital, and hospice services.


Enabling People With Dementia Understanding And Implementing Person Centred Care

Author by : Pat Hobson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Nature
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Total Read : 64
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Description : This new updated edition challenges the perceptions, beliefs and attitudes of professionals working in dementia care settings by drawing on the theory of person-centred care. It demonstrates the importance of this theory for interacting with and caring for people with dementia. It also provides an overview of the theory in relation to two other well-known theories on dementia, and stresses the need to consider the world from the perspective of people with dementia. Moreover, the book examines the importance of dementia care environments, positive interactions, meaningful activities and the concept of personhood, which are all essential to improving the health and wellbeing of people living with dementia. In closing, it underscores the need to remember that the focus of care should be on maximizing the person’s abilities, enabling them, and promoting person-centred care. Given its content and style, the book offers a resource that can be read and understood by health and social care professionals alike, as well as anyone else caring for someone with dementia, including family members and carers.


The Essential Dementia Care Handbook

Author by : Fiona Goudie
Languange : en
Publisher by : Taylor & Francis
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 22
Total Download : 605
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Description : Replacing the successful "Working with Dementia", this edition draws together many new ideas and practical approaches from a wide variety of professionals working at the leading edge of the provision of services to people with dementia and provides a comprehensive account of current best practice. Beginning with the diagnosis of dementia and other problems associated with aging, this book considers assessment, the person centered model of dementia, rehabilitation and therapy. It outlines practical interventions, illustrated with case studies that provide a stimulating insight into contemporary understanding and practice. Nursing staff, occupational therapists, residential care workers, social workers and all those in day-to-day contact with elderly people will be inspired by this vital handbook for all care staff.


Evaluation In Dementia Care

Author by : Anthea Innes
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 75
Total Download : 573
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Description : 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.


Dementia Care

Author by : Dawn Brooker
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 20
Total Download : 511
File Size : 43,7 Mb
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Description : Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information on caring for patients with dementia at your fingertips. All you need to know on: Person-centered dementia care Communication and managing behaviour Pain assessment Nutrition and medication Advanced care plans And much more . . .


Nurse To Nurse Dementia Care

Author by : Cynthia D. Steele
Languange : en
Publisher by : McGraw Hill Professional
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 86
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Description : A unique "mentor in a pocket" handbook covering one of the most emotionally-trying experiences nurses face From the co-director of Johns Hopkins University's neuropsychiatry clinic and senior faculty member at the Copper Ridge Institute comes the first pocket-sized reference for generalist nurses on care for patients with dementia, one of the most emotionally-trying disorders they will face in clinical practice. Part of McGraw-Hill's Nurse to Nurse series, this title includes PDA download of the entire text, vignettes, nursing alerts that provide just-in-time information on complex or particularly important aspects of patient care, and Therapeutic Dialogue Boxes that provide nurses with specific communication solutions for both patients and their families. Coated flex-binding repels stains. The new Nurse to Nurse series is specifically designed to simulate the teaching experience nurses learn best from: trusted mentors carefully explaining what they must do in specific clinical situtions. Written in a consistent, single-author voice, this series brings the wisdom and experience of some of the foremost experts to non-specialist nurses in clinical care.


Dementia Care

Author by : James Grealy
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 59
Total Download : 608
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Description : Dementia care: a practical photographic guide is a unique illustrated guide to caring for people with dementia in care homes. It presents practical prevention and management techniques for resistance to care in common activities of daily living, explores cognitive loss, physical loss and sensory loss in dementia, and examines means of improving communication with those with dementia to enhance their understanding of their environment and improve their compliance in care.


Textbook Of Dementia Care

Author by : Graham A Jackson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 33
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Description : Textbook of Dementia Care: An Integrated Approach gives an overview of dementia care at a level appropriate to health and social care students, as well as providing an update to experienced practitioners. Authors come from a variety of backgrounds including nursing, psychiatry, medicine, psychology and allied health professions. There is a good mix of content from experienced new authors, academics and practitioners. The book offers: a comprehensive list of contributors from different disciplines input from people living with dementia and their family carers relevant research to inform practice case examples to illustrate and inform the text. While directed primarily at a nursing and social care readership, the book also provides a readable general text appropriate for all involved in dementia care. It is written by expert practitioners in the field, many of whom are leaders in practice-based research. It incorporates the expertise of representatives of Alzheimer Scotland, but also includes accounts of people living with dementia, families, and carers, giving the reader a unique insight into the disease.


Dementia Care

Author by : Frosini Rubertino
Languange : en
Publisher by : Hcpro, a Division of Blr
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 81
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Description : Dementia Care: A Handbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Staff Sold in packs of 10! Adhere to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dementia care initiative to reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in treating residents with dementia. This handbook will help long-term care nurses understand and address the challenging care needs of residents with dementia at each stage of the disease's progression. Nurses will benefit from the how-to guidance that breaks down CMS' initiative, and learn how to provide efficient and effective care to residents. This book provides: Guidance on the use of non-pharmacological methods of reducing dementia-related behaviors Tips on caring for residents with dementia Strategies for educating staff to provide assistance and assurance to residents' family members Table of Contents About the Author Foreword Chapter 1: Dementia Care in Long-Term Care Chapter 2: Understanding Dementia and Person-Centered Care Chapter 3: Building an Interdisciplinary Dementia Care Team Chapter 4: Conditions that Impact Cognitive Functioning Chapter 5: Assessment of Behavioral Conditions Chapter 6: Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Dementia Behaviors Chapter 7: Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Dementia Behaviors Chapter 8: Monitoring Outcomes of Approaches Chapter 9: Dementia Care and the Nursing Staff Dementia Care Resources


Alzheimer S Dementia

Author by : Ann Marie Gallogly
Languange : en
Publisher by : AuthorHouse
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Total Read : 96
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Description : This book is an information guide on how to recognise a good nursing/care home for people suffering from dementia and, in particular, Alzheimer’s-type dementia. You will learn what you need to know before you visit your first home, what questions to ask the manager, and what to look out for when visiting the home. The book deals with areas such as location, decor of unit, trained staff, nursing care, activities, and abuse, which are all factors important when choosing the home. Also discussed is challenging behaviour and the benefits of admitting the Alzheimer’s patient to the home, plus much more. Dementia and person-centred care (PCC) are discussed in detail. The aim of this book is to inform the uninformed. It is written in a step-by-step approach in layman’s terms to help you decide which home to choose for your loved one who suffers from dementia. This can be done effectively by walking around the home, observing, and knowing what questions to ask.


Caring With Confidence

Author by : Reba Bhaduri
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Total Read : 16
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Description :