Dementia Rehabilitation

Dementia Rehabilitation
Author: Lee-Fay Low,Kate Laver
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2020-10-30
ISBN 10: 0128186860
ISBN 13: 9780128186862
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dementia Rehabilitation Book Review:

Rehabilitation helps individuals maintain and optimize independence. Historically, people with dementia have received little rehabilitation and the focus has been on care to replace lost function. Dementia Rehabilitation is a resource for health and social professionals, service planners, policy makers, and academics. The book makes a compelling case for rehabilitation for people with dementia, including the views of people with dementia and the research evidence. For each area of function, the research evidence and relevant theory is summarized, followed by practical information on clinical assessment, and delivery of therapies. Identifies rehabilitation as a human right for people with dementia. Reviews functions affected by dementia, including cognition, communication, and physical function. Outlines evidence-based strategies to maintain function and to delay decline. Describes how to maintain activities of daily living and leisure activities. Includes techniques to maintain self-identity and mood. Recognizes the importance of environment and care partners in supporting rehabilitation. Summarizes models of care for rehabilitation.

Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia

Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia
Author: Mary Marshall
Publsiher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Total Pages: 254
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 1843102862
ISBN 13: 9781843102861
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia Book Review:

This book offers new insights into the application of a well-established approach to people who have traditionally been thought not to benefit from them. It demonstrates that rehabilitation has positive outcomes for people with dementia's quality of life and self-esteem, especially if rehabilitation is seen as a positive philosophy of practice.

Cognitive Rehabilitation in Dementia

Cognitive Rehabilitation in Dementia
Author: Linda Clare,Robert T. Woods
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 333
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 9781841699127
ISBN 13: 1841699128
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cognitive Rehabilitation in Dementia Book Review:

The relevance of cognitive rehabilitation for people with dementia is becoming increasingly accepted by researchers and practitioners in the field. This special issue draws together examples of state-of-the-art research and systematic review by experts in this exciting and growing area. The contributors show how cognitive rehabilitation approaches can be applied, in different ways, to help optimise functioning and address specific difficulties across the full spectrum of severity. While the main focus is on the more commonly diagnosed forms of dementia, treatment possibilities for people with fronto-temporal dementia are also explored. Cognitive rehabilitation interventions need to be grounded in a clear assessment of the profile of strengths and limitations in cognitive functioning, and to demonstrate where possible that treatment effects extend beyond improvement on target measures to have a meaningful impact on wellbeing and quality of life. For this reason, the special issue includes contributions that explore detailed aspects of cognitive functioning or describe new developments in evaluating quality of life in dementia. Cognitive rehabilitation, it is suggested, should be viewed as one important component of a holistic approach to helping people with dementia, their families, and those who care for them. This special issue seeks both to provide information about what has already been achieved and to encourage and stimulate further progress.

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation and People with Dementia

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation and People with Dementia
Author: Linda Clare
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2007-09-12
ISBN 10: 1135430519
ISBN 13: 9781135430511
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation and People with Dementia Book Review:

Rehabilitation provides a core concept around which to organise support, intervention and care for people with impairments in memory and other cognitive functions. This book introduces a conceptual framework and rationale for the application of a neuropsychological rehabilitation approach for people with dementia, helping them to manage, bypass or overcome these problems and experience optimum well-being. Methods and techniques of cognitive rehabilitation are described and the process of goal-setting is discussed in detail, showing how effective strategies may be linked to form an individualised, goal-oriented approach to intervention. The application of a rehabilitation approach in real-life contexts is explored, demonstrating the role and value of neuropsychological rehabilitation within a holistic, psychotherapeutic framework of care and support. This overview of the neuropsychological rehabilitation approach to dementia care will be of great interest to psychologists as well as to those studying or practising in the area.

Early Detection and Rehabilitation Technologies for Dementia Neuroscience and Biomedical Applications

Early Detection and Rehabilitation Technologies for Dementia  Neuroscience and Biomedical Applications
Author: Wu, Jinglong
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2011-05-31
ISBN 10: 1609605608
ISBN 13: 9781609605605
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Early Detection and Rehabilitation Technologies for Dementia Neuroscience and Biomedical Applications Book Review:

"This book provides a comprehensive collection for experts in the Neuroscience and Biomedical technology fields, outlining various concepts from cognitive neuroscience and dementia to neural technology and rehabilitation"--Provided by publisher.

Humanities dimension of rehabilitation physiotherapy Humanistyczny wymiar rehabilitacji fizjoterapii

Humanities dimension of rehabilitation  physiotherapy   Humanistyczny wymiar rehabilitacji  fizjoterapii
Author: Hagner Wojciech,Nowacka Krystyna,Zukow Walery
Publsiher: Walery Zukow
Total Pages: 140
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 1105753824
ISBN 13: 9781105753824
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Humanities dimension of rehabilitation physiotherapy Humanistyczny wymiar rehabilitacji fizjoterapii Book Review:

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Author: Barbara A. Wilson
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2005-09-23
ISBN 10: 9780203971017
ISBN 13: 0203971019
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Book Review:

This book brings together theoretical and clinical aspects of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. Following an introductory chapter and a brief history of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, there are chapters on specific cognitive deficits (attention, executive deficits, memory, and language). The next section addresses rehabilitation of emotional, social and behavioural disorders. Then comes a section on specific groups of people (children, people with dementia and people in reduced states of awareness. Although the main focus of the book is on adults with non-progressive brain injury, these other groups are included as NR is being increasingly employed with them. The book concludes with a chapter on systems of service delivery and another on the future of NR. Thus this book covers a number of aspects of NR and is broader in outlook than most existing books in this area. It presents current practice techniques in cognitive rehabilitation from a conceptual and theoretical perspective. It offers both clinicians and researchers a sense of the research and theory underlying current clinical applications. The main audience will be clinical neuropsychologists especially those working in rehabilitation. Other audiences include clinical psychologists working with people who have mental health problems, schizophrenia or are elderly; occupational therapists; speech and language therapists and rehabilitation doctors. It is likely that some social workers, nurses psychiatrists and neurologists will also want to read the book.

Clinical Alzheimer Rehabilitation

Clinical Alzheimer Rehabilitation
Author: Prem P. Gogia,Nirek Rastogi
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2008-08-15
ISBN 10: 9780826117083
ISBN 13: 0826117082
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Alzheimer Rehabilitation Book Review:

"If knowledge and preparation are the best defense and offense for [managing AD] challenges....this book is an excellent way to obtain those tools" -- Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA (from the Forward) Despite the increasing prevalence of Alzheimer's disease (AD), current research remains limited, and AD is still one of the most mysterious diseases to date, even to health professionals. This up-to-date resource for AD clinicians and caregivers serves to demystify AD and dementia at large. This comprehensive and easy-to-read guidebook contains the latest research on dementia and AD in the elderly population, including the causes and risk factors of AD, diagnosis information, and symptoms and progressions of the disease. Significant emphasis is given to the physical, mental, and verbal rehabilitation challenges of patients with AD. Key Features: Outlines specific rehabilitation goals for the physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech-language pathologist, and general caregiver Includes chapters on prevention and treatment of AD, caring for AD patients within the home, and long-term, institutional care of AD Provides guidelines on how to address rehabilitation challenges, including strength-building to prevent falls, swallowing exercises to prevent malnutrition, and speech language skills to promote communication With this book, Gogia and Rastogi set forth the necessary care-giving and diagnostic tools to address the ongoing challenge of caring for AD patients - tools that have been clinically proven to help arrest this devastating, neurogenerative disease.


Author: Ennapadam S. Krishnamoorthy,Martin J. Prince,Jeffrey L. Cummings
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2010-10-07
ISBN 10: 1139493361
ISBN 13: 9781139493369
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dementia Book Review:

Growth in the incidence of dementia presents major challenges to global healthcare systems. As the burden of dementia in non-Western cultures grows, developing nations are expected to overtake developed nations in terms of dementia prevalence. Insights from developing nations and transcultural considerations are, nevertheless, neglected in the published literature. Dementia: A Global Approach fills this gap by integrating contemporary cross-cultural knowledge about dementia. Each section reviews the literature from the published, predominantly Western, perspective, contrasting it with empirical knowledge from non-Western cultures. Covering major clinical, epidemiological and scientific areas of interest, detailed consideration is also given to care-giving models across the world and management of patients who have migrated between regions. Enriched with personal insights from clinical experts across the globe, this is a key text for neurologists, geriatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, epidemiologists and all those responsible for managing provisions of dementia services.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation E Book

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation E Book
Author: Randall L. Braddom
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1472
Release: 2010-12-07
ISBN 10: 1437735630
ISBN 13: 9781437735635
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation E Book Book Review:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation presents today’s best physiatry knowledge and techniques, ideal for the whole rehabilitation team. This trusted reference delivers the proven science and comprehensive guidance you need to offer every patient maximum pain relief and optimal return to function. In this new edition, Dr. Randall L. Braddom covers current developments in interventional injection procedures, the management of chronic pain, integrative medicine, recent changes in the focus of stroke and brain injury rehabilitation, and much more. Access the complete contents online along with 1000 self-assessment questions at Gain a clear visual understanding of important concepts thanks to 1400 detailed illustrations—1000 in full color. Find and apply the information you need easily with each chapter carefully edited by Dr. Braddom and his associates for consistency, succinctness, and readability. Access the fully searchable text online at Expert Consult, as well as 1000 self-assessment questions. Master axial and peripheral joint injections through in-depth coverage of the indications for and limitations of these therapies. Make optimal use of ultrasound in diagnosis and treatment. Get a broader perspective on your field from a new chapter on PM&R in the international community.

Physical Rehabilitation E Book

Physical Rehabilitation   E Book
Author: Michelle H. Cameron,Linda Monroe
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1120
Release: 2007-04-05
ISBN 10: 1416065318
ISBN 13: 9781416065319
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physical Rehabilitation E Book Book Review:

The only physical rehabilitation text modeled after the concepts of the APTA’s Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, this detailed resource provides the most complete coverage of rehabilitation across the preferred practice patterns of physical therapy all in one place! Each chapter is consistently organized to make it easy to find the information you need, with clear guidelines, examples, and summaries based on the latest clinical evidence to help you improve quality of care and ensure positive patient outcomes. In-depth, evidence-based coverage of more key content areas than any other rehabilitation resource of its kind, including orthopedics, neurology, and wound management, ensures a comprehensive understanding of rehabilitation supported by the latest clinical research. More than 65 case studies present a problem-based approach to rehabilitation and detail practical, real-world applications. Over 600 full-color illustrations clarify concepts and techniques. A FREE companion CD prepares you for practice with printable examination forms and reference lists from the text linked to Medline abstracts and reinforces understanding through interactive boards-style review questions, and vocabulary-building exercises.

The Neuropsychology of Everyday Life Issues in Development and Rehabilitation

The Neuropsychology of Everyday Life  Issues in Development and Rehabilitation
Author: David E. Tupper,Keith D. Cicerone
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 313
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 1461315115
ISBN 13: 9781461315117
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Neuropsychology of Everyday Life Issues in Development and Rehabilitation Book Review:

For a period of some fifteen years following completion of my internship training in clinical psychology (1950-1951) at the Washington University School of Medicine and my concurrent successful navigation through that school's neuroanatomy course, clinical work in neuropsychology for me and the psychologists of my generation consisted almost exclusively of our trying to help our physician colleagues differentiate patients with neurologic disorders from those with psychiatric disorders. In time, experience led all of us from the several disciplines involved in this enterprise to the conclusion that the crude diagnostic techniques available to us circa 1945-1965 had garnered little valid information on which to base such complex, differential diagnostic decisions. It now is gratifying to look back and review the remarkable progress that has occurred in the field of clinical neuropsychology in the four decades since I was a graduate student. In the late 1940s such pioneers as Ward Halstead, Alexander Luria, George Yacorzynski, Hans-Lukas Teuber, and Arthur Benton already were involved in clinical studies that, by the late 1960s, would markedly have improved the quality of clinical practice. However, the only psychological tests that the clinical psychologist of my immediate post Second Wodd War generation had as aids for the diagnosis of neurologically based conditions involving cognitive deficit were such old standbys as the Wechsler-Bellevue, Rorschach, Draw A Person, Bender Gestalt, and Graham Kendall Memory for Designs Test.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review Third Edition

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review  Third Edition
Author: Dr. Sara J. Cuccurullo, MD
Publsiher: Demos Medical Publishing
Total Pages: 198
Release: 2014-11-25
ISBN 10: 1617052019
ISBN 13: 9781617052019
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review Third Edition Book Review:

Doody's Core Title 2013! "This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination." --Doodys Reviews This third edition of the incomparable review bible for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Examination has been completely updated to reflect current practice and the core knowledge tested on the exam. Known for its organization, consistency, and clarity, the book distills the essentials and provides focused reviews of all major topics. Coverage is expanded in the third edition to include dedicated sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound that reflect new board requirements. Written in outline format for readability and easy access to information, content is modeled after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide. To aid in information retention, ìPearlsî are designated with an open-book icon to highlight key concepts and stress clinical and board-eligible aspects of each topic. The text is divided into major subspecialty areas written by authors with clinical expertise in each subject area, and content is reviewed by senior specialists to ensure the utmost accuracy. More than 500 high-quality illustrations clarify and reinforce concepts. The book also provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout and includes a section on biostatistics in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to its proven value as a resource for exam preparation, the book is also a must-have for practicing physiatrists seeking recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping trainees to prepare for the exam. New to the Third Edition: Thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on Boards Improved organization, clarity, and consistency Presents new chapters/sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound Key Features: Board"Pearlsî are highlighted with an open-book icon throughout the text to flag key concepts and stress high-yield aspects of each topic Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide Authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed by senior specialists in those areas Organizes information in outline format and by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Praise for the First Edition: ì... there is no other comparable text in PM&R. The key resource for facts needed to pass boards and useful for those in clinical practice for day to day use as well. - -Doody's Reviews "I congratulate the editors and authors for coming up with such incredible and concise work...I think that this book is a must for all residents undergoing training in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation." -Saudi Medical Journal "Over the years many residents have confronted the problem of what to study for the boards...This elegant volume will finally fulfill this critical void" - From the foreword by Ernest W. Johnson, M.D.

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Author: Chad A. Noggle, PhD, ABN,Raymond S. Dean, PhD, ABPP, ABN, ABPdN,Mark T. Barisa, Ph.D, ABPP
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 376
Release: 2013-04-26
ISBN 10: 082610715X
ISBN 13: 9780826107152
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Book Review:

"Neuropsychological Rehabilitation provides useful introductory material and backgroundinformation on various disorders, assessments, and rehabilitative interventions for adult andgeriatric populations...This book is essential for psychologists or clinical neuropsychologists who have a stronginterest in understanding the current medical aspects of neuropsychological rehabilitation."--PsycCRITIQUES This volume disseminates knowledge about the most advanced practices and techniques in the rehabilitation of neuropsychological deficits, covering both specific neuropsychological domains and approaches in neurorehabilitation. It adheres to the philosophy that it is not enough to identify a deficit or diagnose a disease unless doing so helps to direct rehabilitation efforts to improve function. Intended to advance clinical skills, the book goes beyond surface diagnostic practice to foster rehabilitative efforts in response to residual deficits and disease. The volume begins by addressing the foundations of neuropsychology in rehabilitation and discussing, in depth, domain-specific rehabilitation practices, with a focus on functioning. This is followed by a discussion of supplemental applications and practices that go beyond function-specific methodology including neuroimaging and pharmacological agents. Also covered is the role of system/environmental manipulation and transitioning strategies. The final section attends to those presentations/groupings most commonly seen in rehabilitation practice for which there is no prototypical form. Key Features: Presents in depth the most advanced clinical applications for neuropsychological rehabilitation Covers neuropsychological rehabilitation in terms of specific cognitive domains (attention, language, memory) and approaches to and practices in neurorehabilitation (neuroimaging, vocational rehabilitation, pharmacological rehabilitation) Written by the foremost scholars in the field

Stroke Rehabilitation E Book

Stroke Rehabilitation   E Book
Author: Glen Gillen
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2010-09-22
ISBN 10: 0323067751
ISBN 13: 9780323067751
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Stroke Rehabilitation E Book Book Review:

Gillen's Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 3rd Edition is the only comprehensive, evidence-based stroke rehabilitation resource for occupational therapists. Extensively updated with the latest research in assessment and intervention, this essential text presents a holistic, application-based approach that integrates background medical information, samples of functionally based evaluations, and current treatment techniques and intervention strategies to help you confidently manage the growing number of stroke rehabilitation clients. UNIQUE! Case studies challenge you to apply rehabilitation concepts to realistic scenarios. Evidence-based clinical trials and outcome studies clearly outline the basis for stroke interventions. UNIQUE! Survivor's Perspectives help you understand the stroke rehabilitation process from the client's point-of-view. UNIQUE! A multidisciplinary approach highlights discipline-specific distinctions in stroke rehabilitation among occupation and physical therapists, physicians, and speech-language pathologists. Review questions in each chapter help you assess your understanding of rehabilitation concepts. Key terms and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you study more efficiently. Three new chapters broaden your understanding of stroke intervention in the areas of Using Technology to Improve Limb Function, Managing Speech and Language Deficits after Stroke, and Parenting after Stroke. Learning activities and interactive references on a companion Evolve Resources website help you review textbook content and locate additional information.

Handbook of Evidence Based Practice in Clinical Psychology Adult Disorders

Handbook of Evidence Based Practice in Clinical Psychology  Adult Disorders
Author: Michel Hersen,Peter Sturmey
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 768
Release: 2012-08-02
ISBN 10: 1118144759
ISBN 13: 9781118144756
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Evidence Based Practice in Clinical Psychology Adult Disorders Book Review:

Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Psychology, Volume 2 covers the evidence-based practices now identified for treating adults with a wide range of DSM disorders. Topics include fundamental issues, adult cognitive disorders, substance-related disorders, psychotic, mood, and anxiety disorders, and sexual disorders. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of the evidence-based practice literature for each disorder and then covers several different treatment types for clinical implementation. Edited by the renowned Peter Sturmey and Michel Hersen and featuring contributions from experts in the field, this reference is ideal for academics, researchers, and libraries.


Author: Michelle S. Bourgeois,Ellen Hickey
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2011-06-23
ISBN 10: 1136874240
ISBN 13: 9781136874246
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dementia Book Review:

Clinicians from many disciplines have been challenged to provide appropriate and effective interventions for the diverse behavioral symptoms that define the neurologically degenerative condition, dementia. SLPs have only recently begun to develop assessment and treatment approaches for the cognitive and communication deficits that accompany dementia. This timely volume aims to serve as a reference manual and the starting point for those who want to provide life-enhancing services to persons with dementia, and to inspire the continued generation of quality research to demonstrate the value of cognitive-communication intervention. Students, researchers, and practitioners in all areas of communication sciences and disorders will find this book immensely helpful.

Dementia Care

Dementia Care
Author: Trevor Adams,Jill Manthorpe
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2003-02-28
ISBN 10: 0340810203
ISBN 13: 9780340810200
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dementia Care Book Review:

Dementia presents challenges to all those working in health and social care. It is a progressive disease that affects the person with dementia, their families and friends, and the wider community. Dementia affects each person in a unique way. The challenge to professionals is to respond to this uniqueness by providing support that is effective, meaningful and individualized, often in a context of service uncertainty and resource shortages. Dementia Care explores the key issues relevant to dementia care practice. Written by leading authorities on dementia, this new textbook is designed for both students and practitioners. It emphasizes the importance of evidence-based care and practice that are founded on understanding the lived experience of people with dementia and their supporters.

Clinical Rehabilitation

Clinical Rehabilitation
Author: Pavel Kolar et al.
Publsiher: Alena Kobesová
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2014-02-17
ISBN 10: 8090543812
ISBN 13: 9788090543812
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Rehabilitation Book Review:

This is a comprehensive rehabilitation textbook emphasizing functional approach based on the aspects of the Prague School of Rehabilitation (, which was developed by Professors Vojta, Janda, Lewit and others. The publication is divided into general and special sections. The diagnostic section describes in detail clinical evaluation approaches for the musculoskeletal system, testing and assessment of a motor and sensory involvement and limitations in the activities of daily living. The text also includes psychological assessment in rehabilitation of painful conditions, functional laboratory assessments and functional assessment using imaging methods. In the general section of the therapeutic approaches, the authors focus on treatment rehabilitaton of the motor system and also focus on disorders of other organ systems. The special section of the book includes rehabilitation of individual clinical specialties, in which treatment rehabilitation plays an important part. The individual chapters include rehabilitation in neurology, orthopedics, internal diseases, gynecology, oncology, psychiatry, pain and psychosomatic conditions. This book is unique in its presentation of human development and the options for its implementation into diagnostic and therapeutic approaches of the movement system. A chapter is also devoted to the original diagnostic-therapeutic approach of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization according to Professor Pavel Kolar, the main editor of the book. - full-color resource - exceptional photographs of developmental sequences, radiographic images, diagrams and schematic drawings specific to the Prague School of Rehabilitation and Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization - 800 text pages - photographs of pediatric ontogenetic development

Care giving in Dementia

Care giving in Dementia
Author: Gemma M. M. Jones
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 370
Release: 1997
ISBN 10: 9780415138451
ISBN 13: 0415138450
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Care giving in Dementia Book Review:

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.