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Dementia care at a glance

Author: Catharine Jenkins; Laura Ginesi; Bernie Keenan
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA, USA : John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2016. ©2016
Series: At a glance series (Oxford, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dementia Care at a Glance is the perfect companion for health and social care professionals, nurses, students as well as family members and voluntary workers needing information and guidance about dementia care. Taking a person-centred and interpersonal approach, each chapter outlines an aspect of the experience of living with dementia and the steps that the nurse or healthcare professional can take to support them.  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jenkins, Catharine, 1960-
Dementia care at a glance.
Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2016
(DLC) 2015010711
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catharine Jenkins; Laura Ginesi; Bernie Keenan
ISBN: 9781118859988 1118859987
OCLC Number: 905089525
Description: x, 161 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Setting the scene --
1.Introduction --
2.The experiences of people with dementia --
pt. 2 Dementia causes and types --
3.Brain basics --
4.Progression of dementia --
5.Alzheimer's disease --
6.Vascular dementia --
7.Less common forms of dementia --
8.Younger people with dementia --
9.People with learning disabilities and dementia --
pt. 3 Well-being and response in early stages --
10.Promoting health to reduce risk of dementia --
11.Recognition and assessment --
12.Post-diagnostic advice --
13.Signposting --
pt. 4 Underpinning principles and skills --
14.Values: Compassion and dignity --
15.The work of Tom Kitwood --
16.Cultural issues --
17.Spirituality --
18.Communication --
19.Common dementia-related problems --
pt. 5 Mental health problems --
20.Depression in people with dementia --
21.Delirium in dementia --
22.Psychosis in people with dementia --
pt. 6 Physical health problems --
23.Sensory impairment --
24.Falls --
25.Nutrition Note continued: 26.Protecting and caring for skin --
27.Continence --
28.Constipation --
pt. 7 Interventions --
29.Exercise and dementia --
30.Dementia-friendly communities --
31.Medication for dementia-related problems --
32.Anti dementia medication --
33.Medication management --
34.Cognitive interventions --
35.Activities for people with dementia --
36.Creativity and people with dementia --
37.Music therapy --
38.Reminiscence --
39.Life stories and memory boxes --
40.Reality orientation --
41.Validation --
pt. 8 The physical environment --
42.Sensory environments --
43.Pets: animals as therapy --
44.Assistive technology --
45.Design for dementia --
pt. 9 Carers and relationships --
46.Relationships and dementia --
47.Sex and sexuality --
48.Carers' issues and carer support --
49.Reducing stress levels for family carers --
50.Having difficult conversations --
pt. 10 Responding to dementia-related difficulties --
51.The multi-disciplinary team --
52.Care planning Note continued: 53.Personal care --
54.Resistance to care --
55.Sundowning syndrome and sleep --
56.Transitions --
57.Walking --
58.End-of-life care --
pt. 11 Ethical and legal issues --
59.Abuse, neglect and safeguarding --
60.Ethical issues --
61.Advocacy --
62.Mental capacity --
pt. 12 The future --
63.Leadership issues --
64.Research --
65.Conclusion.
Series Title: At a glance series (Oxford, England)
Responsibility: Catharine Jenkins, Laura Ginesi, Bernie Keenan.

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