Reminiscence and Life Story Work

Overview

Reminiscence is a valuable tool for the professional carer as well as those who are looking after a family member or friend. It enhances and enriches the care relationship, and benefits both the person being cared for and the carer.

This fully-updated fourth edition is full of practical information on planning and running successful reminiscence work. It will enable carers and health and social care practitioners to develop the attitude, knowledge, understanding, values and ...

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Overview

Reminiscence is a valuable tool for the professional carer as well as those who are looking after a family member or friend. It enhances and enriches the care relationship, and benefits both the person being cared for and the carer.

This fully-updated fourth edition is full of practical information on planning and running successful reminiscence work. It will enable carers and health and social care practitioners to develop the attitude, knowledge, understanding, values and skills they need to use reminiscence with people of all ages, either individually or in groups, and in residential or community settings. Topics covered include reminiscence with individuals and couples, inter-generational reminiscence, reminiscence with individuals from minority ethnic groups and reminiscence with people with sensory and learning disabilities, dementia, depression and terminal illness.

This book is the ideal starting point for any professional taking up reminiscence work, as well as for those who wish to deepen their knowledge and increase their ability to help those they care for in less formal ways.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849051514
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/15/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 306
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Transforming Nature of Reminiscence 9

2 Growing throughout the Life Cycle - A Challenge for All Ages 14

3 What is Reminiscence Work? 24

4 Why Encourage Reminiscence Work? 37

5 How to Begin Reminiscence Work - The Planning Phase 50

6 Reminiscence Work with Groups - The Beginning, Middle and Ending Phases 83

7 Reminiscence, Life Review and Life Story Work with Individuals and Couples 114

8 Reminiscence and Oral History in Community Development 148

9 Reminiscence with People from Minority Ethnic Groups 159

10 Intergenerational Reminiscence Work 172

11 Reminiscence with People with Dementia and Their Carers 187

12 Reminiscence with People who are Depressed 218

13 Reminiscence with People with Hearing, Sight and Speech Disabilities 232

14 Reminiscence with People with Learning Disabilities 244

15 Reminiscence with Terminally Ill and Bereaved People 257

16 Staff development, Training, Quality, Evaluation and Research Issues 268

References 279

Appendix: Recording 288

About the Author 297

Subject Index 298

Author Index 303

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