The Past in the Present: Using Reminiscence in Health and Social Care / Edition 1

The Past in the Present: Using Reminiscence in Health and Social Care / Edition 1

by Faith Gibson, Barbara K. Haight
     
 

ISBN-10: 1878812874

ISBN-13: 9781878812872

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: Health Professions Press

Internationally acclaimed reminiscence expert Faith Gibson seamlessly combines theory and practical approaches to help you ensure life satisfaction and successful aging in clients at any stage in life and in any setting, whether you are working with them individually, as a couple, or in a small group. Learn how people with dementia can benefit from using reminiscence.

Overview

Internationally acclaimed reminiscence expert Faith Gibson seamlessly combines theory and practical approaches to help you ensure life satisfaction and successful aging in clients at any stage in life and in any setting, whether you are working with them individually, as a couple, or in a small group. Learn how people with dementia can benefit from using reminiscence. In addition, for the first time, this book elucidates how reminiscence can be used as a dynamic tool for staff development, improving the delivery of care by and skills of direct care staff. Practical strategies are enhanced by photocopiable forms and charts that assist in accountability, dozens of case examples from diverse populations and programs in the U.S. and abroad, a 20th century time line, an international resource list, and a comprehensive reminiscence bibliography. The Past in the Present is an essential reminiscence resource for nursing staff and paraprofessionals, social workers, psychologists, occupational therapists, activity directors, recreation therapists, professionals providing training programs for volunteers and family caregivers, community groups, and school and college programs providing community service and intergenerational outreach. Instructors in gerontology and related disciplines will find this an insightful, essential addition to their curricula.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781878812872
Publisher:
Health Professions Press
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authorix
Forewordxi
Introductionxiii
Acknowledgmentsxxi
Part IReminiscence Theory and Values1
1Reminiscence, Age, and Memory3
2Why Encourage Reminiscence?23
3Staff Development Through Reminiscence51
Part IIReminiscence Practice77
4Planning and Preparation for Reminiscence Work79
5Engaging in Reminiscence Work119
6Tangible Representations of Reminiscence153
7Promoting Social Inclusion Through Reminiscence177
Part IIIReminiscence Practice in Dementia Care199
8Dementia and Creativity in Later Life201
9Reminiscence at Home and in Dementia Day Centers225
10Reminiscence in Dementia Residential Facilities249
Appendixes
Appendix APersonal History Form277
Appendix BSessional Group Attendance Form281
Appendix CGroup Activity Form283
Appendix DClearance Form287
Appendix ETimeline289
Appendix FQuick Reference Age Grid299
Appendix GLife Review and Experiencing Form301
References307
Resources325
Index331

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