Art of Dementia Care

ISBN-10: 140189951X
ISBN-13: 9781401899516
Edition: 2008
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Description: The Art of Dementia Care is a practical guide intended for all who provide support, encouragement and care for people with dementia. Using a relationship model of care, you will learn how you can make a positive difference in the lives of those with  More...

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Book details

List price: $20.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/25/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

The Art of Dementia Care is a practical guide intended for all who provide support, encouragement and care for people with dementia. Using a relationship model of care, you will learn how you can make a positive difference in the lives of those with dementia. Discussion and examples will challenge you to reflect on your attitude and behavior towards people with dementia and teach you to provide thoughtful care to each patient. The authors draw upon examples from common clinical situations to highlight how to practice the art of dementia care through the recognition of the limits of people with dementia and the promotion of their strengths and abilities. Ultimately, the quality of the care you provide can greatly affect the quality of life the person with dementia will experience. The Art of Dementia Care will set you on the path to thoughtful and meaningful care.

Jane Verity, OTR, FT, CSP, Master Practitioner in NLP is the Director of Dementia Care Australia in Mooroolbark, Victoria, Australia.

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Foreword
Introduction
Dr. Alzheimer and Auguste Deiter
The Artist of Dementia Care
Shifting Thoughts, Words, and Actions
How to Turn Around Challenging Behaviors
Taking Care of Family Caregivers
The Artist in Action
View from the Field
Selected References and Resources
Index

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