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Rights, Risk and Restraint-Free Care of Older People Person-Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care

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ISBN-10: 1843109581

ISBN-13: 9781843109587

Edition: 2010

Authors: Rhidian Hughes, Baroness Greengross, Dag Aarsland, Aidan Altenor, Donna M. Ashbridge

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The restraint of older people is a pressing issue for health and social care practice. This book provides health and social care professionals with an authoritative reading resource on the ethics and use of restraint. The book provides an overview of the different forms of restraint, the conditions under which they are used, and their implications for the health and wellbeing of older people. Practical approaches to minimising are then explored, underlining the importance of person-centred care. Innovative programmes and approaches to reducing the use of restraint from around the world are described and assessed, and case studies are drawn upon to highlight practice challenges and their…    
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Book details

List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Limited
Publication date: 12/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Dag Aarsland MD is Head of Research, Centre for Age-Related Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger and Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Oslo, School of Medicine, Oslo, Norway.

List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
Types of Restraint, Patterns and Trends
Physical Restraint and Medical Interventions
Covert Medication and Chemical Restraint
Perspectives across Health and Social Care
Pennsylvania's Non-Restraint Approach to Psychiatric Care and Services
Restraint: The US Nursing Home Perspective
Ethical Dilemmas in Maintaining Enteral Feeding: The Use of Hand-Control Mittens
Do We Need Drugs? Strategies to Reduce the Over-Prescription of Drugs in Care Homes Supporting People with Dementia
The Therapy of Companionship
Health and Safety Perspectives
Human Rights Perspectives
Issues and Innovations
Clinical-Ethical Considerations on the Use of Physical Restraint
Changing Restraint Use: Discourses on Restraint
Therapeutic Approaches and De-Escalation Techniques
Wander-Walking and People with Dementia
Preventing Falls and Avoiding Restraint
Using Evidence-Based Knowledge to Avoid Physical Restraint
Reducing Restraint - The Benefits of Education and Training
Select Bibliography
About the Contributors
Subject Index
Author Index