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Excellence in Dementia Care: Research into Practice

Excellence in Dementia Care: Research into Practice
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SKU15625
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Murna Downs, Barbara Bowers
ISBN Number
9780335245338
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This scholarly yet accessible textbook is the most comprehensive single text in the field of dementia care. Drawn from research evidence, international expertise and good practice guidelines, the book has been crafted alongside people with dementia and their families. Case studies and quotes enrich every chapter, illustrating the realities of living with dementia and bringing theory to life.Fully updated with 10 brand new chapters, this landmark textbook has enormous breadth and gives an authoritative overview of dementia care.The 2nd edition now includes chapters on the following topics:* Dementia friendly communities * Representations of dementia in the media * Younger people with dementia * The arts and dementia * Enhancing relationships between families and those with dementia * Whole person assessment * Dementia friendly physical design* Transitions in careThis compelling new edition is a must purchase for those working or volunteering in health and social care, undergraduate and postgraduate students across a range of disciplines in health and social work, and anyone interested in the field of dementia care including people with dementia and their families.

"While we have made significant advances in the care for people with dementia and their families, there is much work yet to be done. This book provides a fantastic framework in which to set our understanding of dementia and to take things forward."Alistair Burns, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of � Manchester, UK"Bravo to the authors of Excellence in Dementia Care! They have created a must read guidebook for those providing care to persons experiencing cognitive changes and their families. This collaborative effort focuses on successful provider strategies encompassing topics across the dementia journey and is filled with spot on, relevant, and timely information.

Best of all, this work is loaded with real case studies to help translate knowledge to practice, making it a true resource for all practitioners."Suzanne Bottum-Jones, MA, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute, School of Medicine & Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
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