Individualized Dementia Care

Author by : Joanne Rader
Languange : en
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Description : This book is a guide to understanding, preventing and redirecting difficult behaviors associated with dementia. It presents a framework for assessing behaviors and creating successful individualized approaches, which are designed to reduce or eliminate the use of physical restraints and inappropriate psychoactive medications. The authors emphasize the importance of examining the environment to see how it may be creating difficult behaviors and how it can be altered to reduce or eliminate them. The book is designed to meet the new federal practice standards mandated by OBRA. Nurses, social workers, nursing home administrators, activities directors, and students of gerontology will find this a valuable resource.


Individualized Dementia Care Creative Compassionate Approaches

Author by : E. M. Tornquist
Languange : en
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Description : This book is a guide to understanding, preventing and redirecting difficult behaviors associated with dementia. It presents a framework for assessing behaviors and creating successful individualized approaches which are designed to reduce or eliminate the use of physical restraints and inappropriate psychoactive medications. The authors emphasize the importance of examining the environment to see how it may be creating difficult behaviors and how it can be altered to reduce or eliminate them.


Dementia Care

Author by : Trevor Adams
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Total Read : 39
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Description : Dementia presents challenges to all those working in health and social care. It is a progressive disease that affects the person with dementia, their families and friends, and the wider community. Dementia affects each person in a unique way. The challenge to professionals is to respond to this uniqueness by providing support that is effective, meaningful and individualized, often in a context of service uncertainty and resource shortages. Dementia Care explores the key issues relevant to dementia care practice. Written by leading authorities on dementia, this new textbook is designed for both students and practitioners. It emphasizes the importance of evidence-based care and practice that are founded on understanding the lived experience of people with dementia and their supporters.


Bathing Without A Battle

Author by : Ann Louise Barrick PhD
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
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Description : 2008 AJN Book of the Year Winner! Like its popular predecessor, the new edition of Bathing Without a Battle presents an individualized, problem-solving approach to bathing and personal care of individuals with dementia. On the basis of extensive original research and clinical experience, the editors have developed strategies and techniques that work in both institution and home settings. Their approach is also appropriate for caregiving activities other than bathing, such as morning and evening care, and for frail elders not suffering from dementia. For this second edition, the authors have included historical material on bathing and substantially updated the section on special concerns, including: Pain Skin care Determining the appropriate level of assistance Transfers The environment An enhanced final section addresses ways to support caregivers by increasing their understanding of the care recipient's needs and their knowledge of interventions to improve care and comfort. It also emphasizes self-care and system-level changes to promote person-directed care. Several chapters include specific insights and wisdom from direct caregivers.


Individualized Care

Author by : Riitta Suhonen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Description : This contributed book is based on more than 20 years of researches on patient individuality, care and services of the continuously changing healthcare system. It describes how research results can be used to respond to challenges on individuality in healthcare systems. Service users’, patients’ or clients’ point of views on care and health services are urgently needed. This book describes the conceptualisation of the individualized nursing care phenomenon and the process development of the measuring instruments of that phenomenon in different contexts. It describes results from a variety of clinical contexts about individualized nursing care and explains factors associated with the perceptions and delivery of individualized nursing care from different point of views. This book may appeal to clinicians, nurses practitioners and researchers from many fields.


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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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 : Trevor Adams
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Total Read : 70
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Description : Dementia presents challenges to all those working in health and social care. It is a progressive disease that affects the person with dementia, their families and friends, and the wider community. Dementia affects each person in a unique way. The challenge to professionals is to respond to this uniqueness by providing support that is effective, meaningful and individualized, often in a context of service uncertainty and resource shortages. Dementia Care explores the key issues relevant to dementia care practice. Written by leading authorities on dementia, this new textbook is designed for both students and practitioners. It emphasizes the importance of evidence-based care and practice that are founded on understanding the lived experience of people with dementia and their supporters.


A Handbook Of Dementia Care

Author by : Cantley, Caroline
Languange : en
Publisher by : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
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Total Read : 19
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Description : This handbook provides a multidisciplinary and critical guide to what we know about dementia and dementia care. It is written by leading academics, practitioners and managers involved in the development of dementia care.


Teaching Dementia Care

Author by : Nancy L. Mace
Languange : en
Publisher by : JHU Press
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Total Read : 42
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Description : With her unmistakable compassion, humor, and wisdom, Mace has provided a much-needed guidebook for better teaching and better care.


Sensory Modulation In Dementia Care

Author by : Tina Champagne
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Total Read : 79
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Description : Understand and assess the sensory needs of people with dementia, and learn how to implement sensory modulation-based approaches for enriched care. Drawing on the author's Sensory Modulation Program, this approach aids with self-organization and meaningful participation in life activities. Explaining sensory-processing issues specific to older populations, this book provides a downloadable assessment tool to help review individual sensory-processing patterns. It includes a range of sensory-based activities which can be carried out with people at all stages of dementia, both with individuals and in groups. The book also provides recommendations for modifying physical environments to make care settings sensory-enriched.


Bathing Without A Battle

Author by : Ann Louise Barrick, PhD
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 27
Total Download : 292
File Size : 43,8 Mb
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Description : 2008 AJN Book of the Year Winner! Like its popular predecessor, the new edition of Bathing Without a Battle presents an individualized, problem-solving approach to bathing and personal care of individuals with dementia. On the basis of extensive original research and clinical experience, the editors have developed strategies and techniques that work in both institution and home settings. Their approach is also appropriate for caregiving activities other than bathing, such as morning and evening care, and for frail elders not suffering from dementia. For this second edition, the authors have included historical material on bathing and substantially updated the section on special concerns, including: Pain Skin care Determining the appropriate level of assistance Transfers The environment An enhanced final section addresses ways to support caregivers by increasing their understanding of the care recipient's needs and their knowledge of interventions to improve care and comfort. It also emphasizes self-care and system-level changes to promote person-directed care. Several chapters include specific insights and wisdom from direct caregivers.


Geriatrics Models Of Care

Author by : Michael L. Malone
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Total Read : 34
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Description : This book describes geriatrics practice models that are used to guide the care of older adults, allowing seniors to remain at home, prevent functional disability and preserve quality of life. The models include specific interventions which are performed by health care workers to address the needs of older persons and their caregivers. These models respect patient values, consider patient safety and appreciate psychosocial needs as well. Divided into six parts that discuss hospital-based models of care, transitions from hospital to home, outpatient-based models of care and emergency department models of care, this text addresses the needs of vulnerable patients and the community. Geriatric Models of Care is an excellent resource for health care leaders who must translate these programs to address the needs of the patients in their communities.


Care Giving In Dementia 2

Author by : Gemma Jones
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Care-giving in dementia is a new speciality with its own rapidly growing body of knowledge. This second volume of contributions from leading practitioners and researchers around the world is a handbook for all those involved in hands on caring, or in planning care, for persons with dementia. Volume 2 of Care-Giving in Dementia provides a rich source of information on most recent thinking about individualised long-term care of both dementia sufferers and their families. Key themes in Volume 2 are: the subjective experience of dementia the provision of care for family carers differing cultural perspectives of dementia the crucial importance of life-history information for understanding a person's reaction to their illness. Chapters on the search for an ethical framework and the best environment within which to provide care are particularly timely.


Dementia Care International Perspectives

Author by : Alistair Burns
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : Dementia is a challenge facing health and social care around the world. Due to factors such as growing elderly populations, improved recognition, and diagnosis, the number of people with the illness is set to double over the next two decades. As a result, improving the quality of life for dementia patients and carers is an international priority. Dementia Care: International Perspectives is a comprehensive resource offering a global view of the clinical management and resources offered to carers and patients. Featuring 47 country profiles across 5 continents, this resource offers invaluable insights into dementia care across borders and different cultures. Each country profile features a helpful summary of key points, and contains an up-to-date, concise discussion on the clinical management of dementia within the country. This unique compendium has been written in collaboration with the International Dementia Alliance (IDEAL) to develop understandings of clinical practice and services available around the world, hoping to unify ideas and ultimately improve quality of care. Written and edited by the world's leading experts, Dementia Care: International Perspectives is a useful tool for researchers, clinicians, policy makers, academics, and international commentators wishing to expand their knowledge of the subject.


Dementia Care

Author by : Marie Boltz
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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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.


The Enduring Self In People With Alzheimer S

Author by : Sam Fazio
Languange : en
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Description : This enlightening book demonstrates unequivocally that a person's unique self persists throughout the course of the disease. Much can be done in care settings to support a person's sense of identity and enrich the lives of people experiencing the many losses associated with dementia. Drawing from a diverse body of research, the book brings together theories and recommendations from the best thinkers and practitioners in multiple disciplines to illustrate the meaning of self and the importance of providing dementia care that recognizes and supports personhood. The Enduring Self provides a foundation for culture change efforts in community-based and residential care settings, showing administrators and care staff how to reframe communication and interactions to build more meaningful relationships with people with Alzheimer's disease. Includes provocative discussion topics at the end of each chapter and a case study for staff training.


Creative Approaches In Dementia Care

Author by : Hilary Lee
Languange : en
Publisher by : Macmillan International Higher Education
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Description : A practical introduction to the use of the arts in dementia care. Based on experience, the book provides clear guidance on how to employ a variety of innovative techniques including art, music and dance therapies, to promote the physical, psychological, emotional, social and spiritual well-being of people with dementia.


Helping Those Who Cannot Help Themselves

Author by : Claudia Drossel
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 16
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Description : From the contextual perspective of dementia care, affective or behavioral changes associated with degenerative dementias can be prevented or reduced by (a) orienting caregivers to the care recipients' performance deficits, (b) training individually tailored strategies for effective communication, and (c) promoting caregivers' understanding of the functions of the care recipients' behaviors. This study examined the contextual model. Phase 1 compared the performance predictions of 12 caregivers with actual care recipient performance and assistance provided by the caregiver. Phase 2 implemented a brief, three-session intervention on caregiver-reported behavioral problems within a multiple baseline design with three caregiver-care recipient dyads. In addition to the effects of the intervention on the target behaviors, potentially correlated changes in the quality of caregiver-care recipient interactions and in the degree of assistance provided were also monitored. The results of this study suggest that caregivers tend to overestimate the care recipients' performance and that, when caregivers contact the care recipients' deficits, caregivers provide more assistance than needed. The ratios of positive-to-negative dyadic interactions in the task demand situation were similar to those found with highly distressed couples in the couples therapy literature. In Phase 2, the contextual interventions implemented by the caregivers decreased the targeted behaviors (arguing, spending time unsupervised, and driving). Over the course of the study, caregivers adjusted their expectations of the care recipients' abilities to be more congruent with actual performance; however, more accurate expectations were not accompanied by more effective helping in a task demand situation. Although the ratio of positive-to-negative interactions increased for all participants, it remained low. Results are discussed in terms of the heterogeneity of this community-dwelling sample, attrition related to undetected medical illness, the benefits of individualized assessment and intervention, and domain specificity of treatment effects. While targeted interventions on problematic behaviors are effective, the results point out a need for specialized caregiver training with guided practice in compensatory and relationship-maintaining strategies, to generally promote more positive interactions, decrease ongoing interpersonal strain, and address caregivers' idiosyncratic thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in response to the care recipients' progressive loss of repertoires as potential barriers to effective care.


Neurocognitive Behavioral Disorders

Author by : Maureen Nash
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Description : Dementia, now known as major neurocognitive disorder, is not one monolithic disease. Nor is behavior disturbance driven by one particular neurocognitive dysfunction. In fact if we are able to understand it, behavior is an excellent form of nonverbal communication. There are many different causes of dementia. A major challenge with both researching and implementing interventions is viewing dementia and related behaviors as single entities. This approach leaves room for critical errors in the treatment of dementia patients, beginning with misdiagnosis. This book approaches dementia by reviewing cognitive and functional assessments to provide a more accurate diagnosis, which then allows physicians to design specific interventions that are tailored to the person and their challenges. Because person centered care is vital to quality of life and longevity to an aging patient, this understanding of individual needs is vital. Written by experts in the field, this book incorporates the latest evidence-based behavioral interventions matched to specific deficits. Behavioral management focuses not on controlling behavior, but using it to teach staff and caregivers how to interpret common actions and maximize function for people with major neurocognitive disorders. Quality of life and individualized care planning will be the theme and the book will provide practical case examples. The book begins by introducing dementia and other neurocognitive illnesses, contextualizing them both historically and contemporarily. Next, the text focuses on the comprehensive assessment of a person with neurocognitive challenges in order to identify strengths and understand what the person is trying to communicate with their behavior. This process allows individualized care planning and behavioral (non-pharmacologic) management to meet the cognitive challenges and maximize individual strengths and thereby improve outcomes, making this a cutting edge resource.


Restraint Free Care

Author by : Lois K. Evans, DNSc, FAAN, RN
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
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Description : This book is designed to help clinicians, administrators, students, and families attain the goal of restraint-free care of the elderly. Written by leading experts in the field, the book contains specific strategies for understanding behavior, making constructive changes in the individualís environment, and managing the risk of falls and interference with necessary treatments. It is organized in outline form to highlight critical material and to be readily adaptable as a quick reference. The authors use individualized care as the bookís underlying philosophy. The goals of individualized care include promoting comfort and safety, optimizing function and independence, and achieving the greatest possible quality of life. Such care requires clinicians to make sense of behavior rather than to control responses of clients. Numerous case studies, tables, and figures illustrate this practical and information-packed manual. Lists of resources are also included.


Nursing For Wellness In Older Adults

Author by : Carol A. Miller
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Description : Now in its Fifth Edition, this text provides a comprehensive and wellness-oriented approach to the theory and practice of gerontologic nursing. Organized around the author's unique "functional consequences theory" of gerontologic nursing, the book explores "normal" age-related changes and risk factors that often interfere with optimal health and functioning, to effectively identify and teach health-promotion interventions. The author provides research-based background information and a variety of practical assessment and intervention strategies for use in every clinical setting. Highlights of this edition include expanded coverage of evidence-based practice, more first-person stories, new chapters, and clinical tools such as assessment tools recommended by the Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing.


Fast Facts For Dementia Care

Author by : Carol A. Miller, MSN, RN-BC
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
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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


The Neuroscience Of Dementia

Author by : Colin R. Martin
Languange : en
Publisher by : Academic Press
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Description : The Neuroscience of Dementia brings together different fields of dementia research into a single book, covering a wide range of subjects, including Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy body dementia, mixed dementia, vascular dementia, physical activity, risk factors, mortality, biomarkers, SPECT, CT, MRI, questionnaires, nutrition, sleep, delirium, hearing loss, agitation, aggression, delusions, anxiety, depression, hallucinations, psychosis, senile plaques, tau and amyloid-beta, neuroinflammation, molecular biology, and more. This foundational, comprehensive book compiles the latest understanding on all forms of dementia and their common features in a single source. It is an invaluable resource for neuroscientists, neurologists, and anyone in the field. Offers comprehensive coverage of a broad range of topics related to dementia Contains in each chapter an abstract, key facts, mini dictionary of terms, and summary points to aid in understanding Provides unique sections on specific subareas, intellectual components, and knowledge-based niches that will help readers navigate key areas for research and further clinical recommendations Features preclinical and clinical studies to help researchers map out key areas for research and further clinical recommendations Serves as a "one-stop" source for everything you need to know about dementia


Geropsychiatric And Mental Health Nursing

Author by : Karen Devereaux Melillo
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Description : Geropsychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Second Edition addresses the knowledge and skills necessary in the assessment and nursing care of older adults experiencing common late life mental health and psychiatric problems. This text features experts in gerontological nursing and geropsychiatric fields and provides essential information for advanced practice and professional nurses, as well as graduate and undergraduate nursing students.The Second Edition has been completely revised and updated to include crucial areas like assessment, diagnosis, psychopharmacology, and behavioral management strategies in nursing care of older adults. New to this edition are case studies in each chapter in addition to discussion questions. This new edition also presents the work of the Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative (GPNC) in its entirety. The focus of the GPNC is to improve the education of nurses who care for elders suffering from depression, dementia, and other mental health disorders. The collaborative effort enhances extant competencies for all levels of nursing education, focusing on older adults with mental health/illness concerns. Shared in the Appendix are the competency statements developed for basic, graduate, post-graduate, and continuing education nursing programs.


Nursing Home Ethics

Author by : Bethel Ann Powers, RN, PhD
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
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Description : Designated a Doody's Core Title! Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award! p>Bethel Ann Powers gives a comprehensive and thoughtful examination of the ethical issues that arise in long-term care. The first two chapters set the stage by exploring the pre-nursing home experiences of families living with dementia and, in contrast, how residents and family members experience life in the nursing home. The following chapters contain detailed hypothetical cases that include questions, possible actions, and insightful commentary to illustrate practical approaches to understanding common ethical issues affecting nursing home residents.


Environment Communication Assessment Toolkit For Dementia Care Without Meters

Author by : Jennifer Brush
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Description : As communication skills decline in people with dementia, a supportive environment becomes crucial to a resident's abilities to express needs and desires. The ECAT is the evidence-based toolkit to help you recognize what physical and social changes will help improve functioning, communication, and quality of life. Here are the tools to assess, intervene, and modify - on an individualized basis - to ensure the quality of life for people with dementia. In three easy-to-follow steps, the ECAT Assessment Forms help you: assess activity performance with quick yes/no questions; evaluate the environment to identify barriers and problems; and pinpoint individualized recommendations for intervention. The ECAT is not only person-centered, but also real-world. ECAT's developers are both researchers and experienced clinicians who have made sure the ECAT integrates effortlessly into evaluation and treatment sessions; helps keep up caseload demands with creative solutions; satisfies regulatory requirements; leads to straightforward functional therapeutic interventions; and identifies low-cost, person-centered environmental modifications. In field-tests, 97% if professionals using ECAT reported it gave them new treatment options to use with clients with dementia. Discover for yourself the surprisingly simple environmental changes that can improve functional independence by increasing the size of sign lettering to identify spaces, using colored tape around a door handle, and encouraging social interactions by rearranging seating areas. ECAT for Dementia Care has more than 300 specific recommendations for interventions and modifications that reduce typical problems encountered during routine activities of daily living for people with dementia. With the ECAT's functionally ba


End Stage Dementia Care

Author by : C. R. Kovach
Languange : en
Publisher by : Taylor & Francis
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Description : People with mid-stage dementia are served by special care units in long-term care facilities, although as these residents deteriorate, they are transferred out of the unit and into a general nursing home unit. These nursing homes are not equipped to deal with palliative needs of end-stage dementia care. The book addresses those needs. With this in mind, Part One examines the stages of dementia end-stage in particular. Other chapters in this section provide background on the hospice movement and hospice concepts; the idea of maintaining personhood; and administration of a late-stage care unit. Part Two focuses on treatment approaches for common needs in end-stage dementia - medical and physical care; a supportive environment; the fundamentals of care; psychopharmacology; and therapeutic activities. Part 3 contains chapters on family-centred care; legal and ethical issues; programme evaluation; and future opportunities.


Encyclopedia Of Nursing Research

Author by : Joyce J. Fitzpatrick
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
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Total Read : 59
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Description : From the worldOCOs leading authorities in nursing research, this thoroughly updated 2nd Edition of the Encyclopedia of Nursing Research presents key terms and concepts in nursing research comprehensively explained by over 200 expert contributors."


A Loving Approach To Dementia Care

Author by : Laura Wayman
Languange : en
Publisher by : JHU Press
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Total Read : 15
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Description : A Loving Approach to Dementia Care is an empathetic guide, filled with respect, calm, creativity—and love.


Dementia In Nursing Homes

Author by : Sandra Schüssler
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 19
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Description : Written by leading international experts, this book discusses the latest advances in the field of dementia in nursing homes. The topics and findings covered are based on their survey and on a scientific literature review. Dementia is spreading worldwide, placing a growing burden on healthcare systems and caregivers, as well as those affected. With increasing and complex care needs, nursing home admission is often necessary. Globally, over half of nursing home residents suffer from dementia. The book provides essential information on the most important issues in dementia in nursing homes today, including meaningful activities, patient-/person-centered care, psychosocial interventions, challenging behavior, inclusion and support of family members, pain, staff training and education, communication, polypharmacy, quality of life, end-of-life care and advanced care planning, depression, delirium, multidisciplinary approaches, physical restraints and care dependency. Each topic is covered by an international expert in dementia. As such, the book will appeal to professional nurses, nursing scientists, nursing students, other healthcare professionals, and to a broad readership, and will provide a valuable resource for those working in nursing homes, as well as researchers in the field.