Care-Giving In Dementia 2

Care-Giving In Dementia 2


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Care-Giving In Dementia 2 by Gemma Jones

Care-giving in dementia is a new speciality with its own rapidly growing body of knowledge. This second volume of contributions from leading practitioners and researchers around the world is a handbook for all those involved in hands on caring, or in planning care, for persons with dementia. Volume 2 of Care-Giving in Dementia provides a rich source of information on most recent thinking about individualised long-term care of both dementia sufferers and their families. Key themes in Volume 2 are: the subjective experience of dementia the provision of care for family carers differing cultural perspectives of dementia the crucial importance of life-history information for understanding a person's reaction to their illness. Chapters on the search for an ethical framework and the best environment within which to provide care are particularly timely.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415138451
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/22/1997
Pages: 396
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

Bere M. L. Miesen, Psychogerontologist at Marienhaven Centre, Warmond, The Netherlands and Gemma M. M. Jones, Honorary Research Fellow at St Mary's Medical School Hospital, London.

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