Dementia: A Positive Approach / Edition 1

Dementia: A Positive Approach / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
1861560818
ISBN-13:
9781861560810
Pub. Date:
04/17/2000
Publisher:
Wiley

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Dementia: A Positive Approach / Edition 1

The emphasis of this book is on a positive examination of the care of older people with a dementing illness and of the key aspects of this care. The fundamental belief underlying the book is that many of the so-called problems associated with dementia can be minimised or resolved through creative management.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861560810
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/17/2000
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.87(w) x 9.78(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Foreword.

Introduction.

1. Attitudes.

2. Getting old.

3. The Environment.

4. Communication.

5. The Day around the Person.

6. Appropriate Activity.

7. Carers.

8. The Philosophy of Care.

9. Managing Change.

10. The Quest for Quality.

Index.

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