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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 56.95
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. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 19.95
Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents proposes an entirely unique approach to the field of gerontology, giving dependent care receivers a voice. Caregivers will be made aware of what care receivers truly want during life's final chapters. Exploring issues of housing, spirituality, personal care and death, Cheryl Kuba has created a testament... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 29.95
When Gemma gets the job at The Beacon residential unit, little does she realize how much impact she is to have on the lives of its residents and how they will shape her own. Showing how a caring community can be much more than a place where people wait to die, this book is a 'must read' for teenager and all those with an older person in their life. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 85.00
Focuses on the illness as well as the disability trajectory and its impact on an individual's well being. This book also looks at the personal perspectives and stories of those faced with the many demands of living with a disability. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 50.00
Offers an overview of the varied application of reminiscence and life review organized within the framework of Kunz's Life Story Matrix. This book contains chapters that are organized within each of the three dimensions of the Life Story Matrix: Reminiscence to Life Review; Private versus Public; and, Content versus Process. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 28.95
In this accessible guide the authors outline ways in which care homes can help families to become partners in the caring process. Using case examples, quotations and research-based evidence, the authors offer advice and guidelines for supporting relatives who choose to be involved in the care of people with dementia living in a care home. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 69.99
Medication Management in Care of Older People is an accessible introduction to medication management and its role in the management of older people and their medicines. It addresses key issues in medication management, evaluates professional roles and clinical practice initiatives and explores healthcare policy and prescribing initiatives. This... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 37.95
This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities. The book presents ways of moving towards more effective relationships between carers and older people with disabilities. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 45.00
This practical guide is designed to give those who care for people with dementia a clear sense of how reminiscence can be used to greatly improve their quality of life. The book explores how reminiscence can contribute to person-centred dementia care and contains detailed descriptions of activities that can be used in a variety of care settings. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 65.00
This manual provides state-of-the-art, practical materials to detect, prevent, and intervene with older adults who are at-risk and problem drinkers. It provides the first systematic, practical approach for working with the growing vulnerable population of older adults who use alcohol at risk levels often unnoticed in everyday clinical practice. Including... more...