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This book contains a volume of expert articles on the biological, psychological, and social aspects of dementia. Readers will be learning the latest assessment instruments and distinguishing between Alzheimer's and non-Alzheimer's dementias. The effects of culture and diversity on the treatment of persons with dementia are examined as well as the benefits and drawbacks of adult day services, community care, and residential care. Finally, there are intervention strategies for every stage of dementia as well as a discussion of legal, financial, and psychological stresses of caregivers with dementia.
Part 1: Setting the Stage for Social Work, Carole B. Cox
Part 2: The Early Stage and Interventions with Families, Carole B. Cox
Part 3: Diversity and Dementia, Carole B. Cox
Part 4: Community Care, Carole B. Cox
Part 5: Residential Care and Other Models, Carole B. Cox
Part 6: Conclusions, Carole B. Cox