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Recent revisions of the Newcastle Challenging Behaviour Model have prompted the second edition of this guide to assessing and treating a range of behaviours when caring for older people with dementia. New material includes the use of physical restraint during personal care, lies and deception, end of life issues, and...
By Robin Dynes
A collection of over 100 structured activities for use with groups of older people that are designed to improve overall physical health and emotional wellbeing. Each activity comes with specific instructions for delivery along with helpful handouts and additional resources.
By Luke Tanner
Providing clear answers for one of the most taboo challenges facing dementia care professionals today, this book instructs carers on how to re-evaluate their use of physical contact to create a more effective, person-centred care system, through training exercises on consent and non-verbal communication.
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...
An essential text for practitioners and students wishing to stay abreast of the latest developments in the field, this book brings together the latest international research and evidence-based practice in the field of dementia and intellectual disabilities, describing clearly the relevance and implications for support and services.
Uniquely focusing on person-centred, humanised care and physical care, this book helps students to examine attitudes towards older people in health care and combat negative stereotypes.