The Art of Dementia Care / Edition 1

The Art of Dementia Care / Edition 1

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The Art of Dementia Care / Edition 1

The Art of Dementia Care is a practical guide intended for all who provide support, encouragement and care for people with dementia. Using a relationship model of care, you will learn how you can make a positive difference in the lives of those with dementia. Discussion and examples will challenge you to reflect on your attitude and behavior towards people with dementia and teach you to provide thoughtful care to each person in your care. The authors draw upon examples from common clinical situations to highlight how to practice the art of dementia care through the recognition of the limits of people with dementia and the promotion of their strengths and abilities. Ultimately, the quality of the care you provide can greatly affect the quality of life the person with dementia will experience. The Art of Dementia Care will set you on the path to thoughtful and meaningful care.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401899516
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/25/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 247,603
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements and the Authors Foreword Introduction Chapter One: Dr. Alzheimer and Auguste Chapter Two: The Artist of Dementia Care Chapter Three: Shifting Thoughts, Words & Actions Chapter Four: How to Turn Around Challenging Behavior Chapter Five: The Artist in Action Further Reading

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