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Alzheimer's & Other Dementias.

Author: Harry Cayton; Dr Nori Graham; Dr James Warner
Publisher: London : Class Pub. (London) Ltd., 2006.
Series: Class health.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Explanations about the different types and causes of dementia. Help with the practical issues of looking after someone with Alzheimer's. Details of where to go for support and advice on the legal and financial implications. Guidance on choosing a care home, what to look for and how to prepare. Answers to questions about possible treatments and research for the future.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Cayton; Dr Nori Graham; Dr James Warner
ISBN: 9781859592007 1859592007
OCLC Number: 437208212
Description: 1 online resource (253 pages).
Contents: Foreword; --
Acknowledgements; --
Introduction; 1 --
What is dementia?; 2 --
What is Alzheimer's disease?; 3 --
Getting a diagnosis; 4 --
Practical care day to day; 5 --
Communication and activities; 6 --
Personal safety; 7 --
Behaviour that may cause difficulties; 8 --
Carers' emotions; 9 --
Getting help; 10 --
Residential and nursing homes; 11 --
Legal and financial advice; 12 --
Treatment; 13 --
Research; --
Glossary; --
Appendix 1: Useful addresses; --
Appendix 2: Some other reading including CDs, DVDs and videos; --
Index.
Series Title: Class health.
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This book is a question and answer guide for anyone who has been affected by Alzheimer's or any other dementia. The questions are from real people and the answers cover symptoms, diagnosis and the  Read more...

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