Care-Giving in Dementia: Research and Applications

Care-Giving in Dementia: Research and Applications

by Gemma M. M. Jones
     
 

A practical book for practical people,Care-Giving in Dementia integrates neurobiological information about dementia with specific developments in care-giving. Multi-disciplinary and multi-professional in its approach, it emphasizes the variety of techniques that can be used effectively in caring for persons with dementia.See more details below

Overview

A practical book for practical people,Care-Giving in Dementia integrates neurobiological information about dementia with specific developments in care-giving. Multi-disciplinary and multi-professional in its approach, it emphasizes the variety of techniques that can be used effectively in caring for persons with dementia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415101684
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/06/1993
Pages:
502
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables List of contributors Foreword James Birren 1. Introduction Gemma Jones Part I Models and Theories 2. Clinicopathologic correlations and the brain-behaviour relationships in alzheimer's disease Thomas Arendt and Gemma Jones 3. Learning and memory in demented patients Jereon Raaijmakers and Marja Abbenhuis 4. Attachment theory and dementia Bere Miesen 5. Reminiscing disorientation theory Gemma Jones and Alistair Burns 6. A communication model for dementia Gemma Jones 7. A nursing model for the care of the elderly Gemma Jones Part II Interventions for persons with dementia in care facilities 8. What can be learned from studies on reality orientation? Bob Woods 9. Reminiscence and life review with persons with dementia: which way forward? Bob Woods, Sara Portnoy, Donna Head and Gemma Jones 10. Music Therapy in the management of dementia Ruth Bright 11. Dynamic psychotherapy with elderly demented populations Carol Houseman 12. Validation therapy with late-onset dementia populations Naomi Feil 13. An evaluation of an occupational therapy service for persons with dementia Cathy Conroy Part III Interventions for persons with demential in the community 14. The anticipation of memory loss and dementia in old age Eena Job 15. Memory training for older adults Forrest Scogin 16. The structured life-review process: a community approach to the aging client Barbara Haight 17. Community care services for the elderly mentally infirm Chris Gilleard 18. Day care and dementia Han Diesfeldt 19. The COPA project as a model for the management of early dementia in the community Sarah Saunders, Kathyrn Graham, Margaret Flower and Marilyn White-Campbell Part IV Interventions for family 20. Caring for a demented family member at home: Objective observation and objective evaluation of the burden Mia Duijnstee 21. Expressed emotion and coping techniques amongst carers of the dementing family Janice Whittick 22. Families and the institutionalized elderly Carolyn Rosenthal and Pam Dawson 23. A carer's group for families of patients with dementia Pearl Hettiaratchy and Jill Manthorpe Part V Summary 24. The need for an interdisciplinary core curriculum for professionals working with dementia Gemma Jones and Bere Miesen 25. Care-giving in dementia: review and perspectives Bere Miesen Name index Subject index

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >