Taking an in-depth look at dementia research and service development, this book makes essential reading for practitioners, researchers and students working in the field of dementia care.
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Taking an in-depth look at dementia research and service development, this book makes essential reading for practitioners, researchers and students working in the field of dementia care.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843101741
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/15/2004
  • Pages: 290
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 11
Pt. 1 Dementia and social change
1 Dementia and social change : views from a sociologist of the community 21
2 Rural communities 32
3 Improving domiciliary care for people with dementia and their carers : the raising the standard project 50
Pt. 2 Marginalised socio-cultural issues in dementia
4 The role of spirituality in providing care to dependent elders among African American family caregivers 69
5 Death and dying 84
6 Sexuality and dementia : beyond the pale? 96
Pt. 3 Marginalised dementia care issues
7 Faecal incontinence 113
8 Social exclusion (and inclusion) in care homes 123
9 Risk taking 137
Pt. 4 Representations and re-presentations of people with dementia
10 Top-dogs and under-dogs : marginalising problematic voices 153
11 Images, constructs, theory and method : including the narrative of dementia 169
12 Reaching out with the arts : meeting with the person with dementia 184
Pt. 5 Future directions
13 Medical perspectives 201
14 Social science theory on dementia research : normal ageing, cultural representation and social exclusion 220
15 Social science perspectives on dementia research : intersectionality 237
16 Dementia and social inclusion : the way forward 255
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