Dementia Care: A Practical Photographic Guide / Edition 1

Dementia Care: A Practical Photographic Guide / Edition 1

by James Grealy
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405134283

ISBN-13: 9781405134286

Pub. Date: 10/28/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Dementia care: a practical photographic guide is a unique illustrated guide to caring for people with dementia in care homes. It presents practical prevention and management techniques for resistance to care in common activities of daily living, explores cognitive loss, physical loss and sensory loss in dementia, and examines means of improving communication

Overview

Dementia care: a practical photographic guide is a unique illustrated guide to caring for people with dementia in care homes. It presents practical prevention and management techniques for resistance to care in common activities of daily living, explores cognitive loss, physical loss and sensory loss in dementia, and examines means of improving communication with those with dementia to enhance their understanding of their environment and improve their compliance in care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405134286
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Disclaimer.

Foreword.

Acknowledgements and Expert Review.

Purpose of Book.

Meet the Characters.

Introduction.

Care for Older People.

Ageing Population.

Dementia.

Stages of Dementia.

Prevalence of Dementia.

Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia.

Overview of the Resistance of care Project.

Resistance to Care Defined.

Resistance to Care Research Outcome.

Resistance to Care and Risk of Care Staff Injury.

References.

1. The Person.

Ageing.

Movement.

Visual field/Spatial Perception.

Reflexes.

Profiling the Person.

Restraint.

Continence Guidelines.

References.

2. The Care Staff.

Model of Care.

Contextual Interaction.

Communication.

Behavioural Reporting.

Lifestyle activities.

References.

3. The Environment.

Physical and Temporal Environments.

Environmental Requirements.

General Considerations.

Bathroom – toilet.

Orientation to own room.

Orientation within own room.

Orientation to dining room.

Orientation to kitchen.

Orientation to lounge room.

Entrances and exits from building.

Internal doors - special care unit, utility and service doors.

Corridors.

Outdoor areas.

Environment to promote interaction.

Environment and walkers.

Environment and confinement.

References.

4. The Interaction.

Repositioning in Bed.

Transfer from lying to sitting no. 1.

Transfer from lying to sitting no. 2.

Mechanical hoist.

Stand transfer.

Correcting sitting posture.

Wheelchair mobilizing.

Continence pad change-standing.

Continence pad change-in bed no. 1.

Continence pad change-in bed no. 2.

Toileting.

Showering.

Dressing.

Putting shoes on.

Assisting to eat.

Eating.

Sundowning.

Catastrophic reaction.

Wandering.

Hitting – standing.

Hitting – squatting.

Throwing.

Appendix 1.

Behavioural reporting.

Appendix 2.

Physical and temporal environmental audit.

Appendix 3.

Questions and answers.

Glossary.

Index

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