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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER - AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK NOW WITH A NEW CHAPTER.
The award-winning PEARL programme has been proven to dramatically increase the wellbeing of people with dementia living in care homes. This concise and accessible guide describes the key criteria of the programme, and explains how dementia care practitioners and managers can implement them in their own care homes to achieve...
By Murna Downs
A comprehensive text on dementia care, drawn from research evidence, practice and the experience of people with dementia.
A Life to Remember: The Inspirational Story of Morella Kayman, Co-Founder of the Alzheimer\'s Society
A Life to Remember is the inspirational story of Morella Kayman, co-founder of the Alzheimer's Society.
Making Individual Service Funds Work for People with Dementia Living in Care Homes: How it Works in Practice
Through clear practical examples, this book demonstrates how Individual Service Funds can dramatically improve the quality of life of people with dementia living in care homes, showing what works and what doesn't, how to deal with difficulties and setbacks and describing the person-centred planning tools needed to implement the approach.
MCI and Alzheimer's Dementia: Clinical Essentials for Assessment and Treatment of Cognitive-Communication Disorders is the ideal choice for instructors who teach an adult language disorders course that includes a unit devoted to cognitive-communication disorders of adults with dementia.
During her mother's long death from Alzheimer's, Jeanne Murray Walker learned to navigate the memories and history that connects her to her mother, her family and her own childhood in hopeful and beautiful ways.
Alzheimer\'s Disease: Insights Into Low Molecular Weight And Cytotoxic Aggregates From In Vitro And Computer Experiments - Molecular Basis Of Amyloid-beta Protein Aggregation And Fibril Formation
Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of senile dementia, affecting more than 24 million people worldwide. This book provides a panoramic view across in vitro and in vivo studies along with computer simulations, designed to increase the readers' understanding of oligomerisation and fibril formation.
Using 12 separate forms of creative expression, this book builds on themes in an integrative way that helps each individual with dementia draw upon memories, feelings, and intellectual reserves that promote positive self-regard and active social participation.
By Gary Small
Want to keep Alzheimer's at bay for years - ideally, forever? This book includes a section that answers questions such as: the power of exercise to offset a genetic predisposition; antibodies that can clear Alzheimer's plaques from the brain; and promising new treatments, from drugs to deep brain stimulation.