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

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

by Karen Hatfield, Anthea Innes
 

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ISBN-10: 184310038X

ISBN-13: 9781843100386

Pub. Date: 10/15/2001

Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers

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-centred support for people with dementia.

The contributors are all practising healing arts therapists who show how music, dance and the visual arts can be used in partnership with

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-centred support for people with dementia.

The contributors are all practising healing arts therapists who show how music, dance and the visual arts can be used in partnership with person-centred 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-centred dementia

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:
938,818
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Roseann E. Kasayka.2. From the Heart into Art: Person-centred Art Therapy, Holly Queen.3. Dance/Movement Therapy: Partners in Personhood, Liat R Shustik and Tria Thompson. 4. Principles of Person-Centred Care in Music Therapy, Karen Hatfield and Natalie McClune. 5. Conclusion, Roseann E. Kasayka, Karen Hatfield and Anthea Innes. References. Index.

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