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- 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...
- Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 95.00
Increasing evidence has demonstrated that caregivers of dementia victims are at risk for depression and other medical problems. In what ways can health care providers improve or maintain the well-being of dementia caregivers?. This volume provides an overview of emerging themes in dementia caregiving research and presents a broad array of practical... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 34.95
Examining important issues in dementia research and care that are often neglected, the contributors to this book provide fresh perspectives on current practice. The authors put dementia care into a socio-cultural framework, highlighting the impact of social change on dementia care over the last two decades and challenging current stereotypes. more...