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Essentials of dementia : everything you really need to know for working in dementia care

Author: Shibley Rahman; Robert Howard
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an introductory guide for teaching students and practitioners how to develop their core skills in the care of people affected by dementia. It offers bite-sized pieces of information which  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shibley Rahman; Robert Howard
ISBN: 9781785923975 1785923978
OCLC Number: 1002043900
Description: 238 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Dementia awareness --
Dementia identification, assessment and diagnosis --
Dementia risk reduction and prevention --
Person-centred dementia care --
Communication, interaction and behaviour in dementia care --
Health and well-being in dementia care --
Pharmacological interventions in dementia care --
Living well with dementia and promoting independence --
Families and carers as partners in dementia care --
Equality diversity and inclusion in dementia care --
Law, ethics and safeguarding in dementia care --
End of life dementia --
Research and evidence-based practice in dementia care --
Leadership in transforming dementia care.
Responsibility: Dr. Shibley Rahman and Professor Robert Howard ; forewords by Karen Harrison Dening and Kate Swaffer.

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