Healing Arts Therapies and Person-Centred Dementia Care / Edition 1

Healing Arts Therapies and Person-Centred Dementia Care / Edition 1

by Anthea Innes
     
 

Offering practical advice for arts therapists and health care professionals, this book emphasizes the importance of putting the individual before the illness to provide holistic, person-centered support for people with dementia.

The contributors are all practicing healing arts therapists who show how music, dance and the visual arts can be used in partnership… See more details below

Overview

Offering practical advice for arts therapists and health care professionals, this book emphasizes the importance of putting the individual before the illness to provide holistic, person-centered support for people with dementia.

The contributors are all practicing healing arts therapists who show how music, dance and the visual arts can be used in partnership with person-centered care to promote improved memory, reduced anxiety, increased self-esteem, better communication and successful group interaction. They use case studies to demonstrate the ways in which therapists can encourage engagement of those with dementia with sound, touch, movement and visual forms, making this a positive and practical book for all those working to provide person-centered dementia care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843100386
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
10/15/2001
Series:
Bradford Dementia Group Good Practice Guides Series
Pages:
140
Sales rank:
1,010,497
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

Table of Contents

Preface7
Introduction9
Chapter 1From the Heart into Art: Person-Centered Art Therapy19
Chapter 2Dance/Movement Therapy: Partners in Personhood49
Chapter 3Principles of Person-Centered Care in Music Therapy79
Conclusion113
List of contributors123
References125
Subject index129
Author index137

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