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    Language in Dementia

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    This book undertakes a comprehensive examination of language and communication in individuals with cognitive impairment and dementia.

    This title is due to be published on the 30th September 2020. You can if you wish order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.


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    Promoting Resilience in Dementia Care

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    This practice-focussed resource shows dementia care professionals how to harness resilience in their daily practice when working with people living with dementia. Nurturing and developing resilience can hugely improve quality of life for people living with dementia, and as such it is an important tool for practitioners to provide targeted, meaningful support that fits into the lives of people with dementia and care partners.


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    Psychodynamic Approaches to the Experience of Dementia

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    Psychodynamic Approaches to the Experience of Dementia: Perspectives from Observation, Theory and Practice demonstrates the impact of healthcare approaches that take into account not only the practical needs but also the emotional experience of the patient, their partners, families and friends, lay carers and professional staff.


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    Namaste Care for People Living with Advanced Dementia: A Practical Guide for Carers and Professionals

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    Namaste Care is a therapeutic approach to caring for those living with advanced dementia, focused on improving their quality of life through a simple, soothing and rewarding process. This step-by-step guide is for anyone looking to translate the principles of the Namaste Care approach successfully and professionally into a home or care setting, with an emphasis on the value of volunteers in the community in implementing this.


    Holding Time: Human Need and Relationships in Dementia Care: Human Need & Relation

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    Informed by the author’s work in dementia care and palliative care as a psychodynamic psychotherapist, Holding Time contributes to an increasing recognition of the importance and value of relationship-centred care in this field. Most of the book is written ethnographically and unfolds as a narrative. It also includes the real words of staff and residents from the care homes in which she conducted observations.


    The Montessori Method for Connecting to People with Dementia: A Creative Guide to Communication and Engagement in Dementia Care

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    This book shows how the Montessori method – with its arts-based, person-centred and positive focus – can help caregivers connect to people with dementia.


    A Clinician’s Guide to Non-Pharmacological Dementia Therapies

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    The book outlines a range of non-pharmacological therapies clinicians can adopt in their daily practice and sets out information and advice on each therapy and how to implement them in practice, illustrated with case studies and practical examples and drawing on the author’s own clinical work.


    Dementia: An Attachment Approach

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    Written in accessible language, Dementia: An Attachment Approach will be of great interest to people living with dementia, as well as those working with, and caring for, people with dementia in a variety of contexts including nurses, doctors and psychiatrists, clinical and counselling psychologists, social workers, health and social care workers, family carers and psychotherapists, as well as creative arts practitioners and policymakers.


    Sharing Sensory Stories and Conversations with People with Dementia: A Practical Guide

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    Sensory Stories contain just a few lines of text, and are brought to life through a selection of meaningful sensory experiences. They have been shown to be highly effective in helping care for people with dementia, and can enable them to engage with their memories, life history and more, in a way that would otherwise not be possible.


    Embracing Touch in Dementia Care: A Person-Centred Approach to Touch and Relationships

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    This book restores trust in the power of touch, demonstrating the vital role it plays in supporting personhood, relationships and wellbeing, and challenging the barriers preventing staff from using touch in meaningful ways. 


    End of Life Care for People with Dementia: A Person-Centred Approach

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    This is an essential resource for anyone who wishes to provide compassionate, person-centred care for a person with dementia as they approach the end of life, including care staff, nurses, social workers and related professionals.


    Life Story Work with People with Dementia

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    This evidence-based book explains the many benefits of life story work, with practical guidance for introducing it in a variety of settings.


    Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia

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    The lived experiences of people with dementia are central to the book, and their voices bring life to the ideas explored, highlighting how positive experiences in dementia and dementia care are possible.


    Doll Therapy in Dementia Care: Evidence and Practice

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    Providing clear guidelines on how best to utilise doll therapy, this comprehensive book is an important resource for any professional looking to implement this intervention.


    Dad’s Not All There Any More: A comic about dementia

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    Based on his family’s experience of his father’s LBD, Alex Demetris’ comic explores with tenderness and humour one of the most common yet often unheard of types of dementia; what it is, its symptoms, living in a care home and the impact on people living with the condition and their families.


    On Dementia: Persons, Rights, Art and Care

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    Exploring concepts of ageing, personhood, capacity, liberty, best interests and the nature and ethics of palliative care, this book will help those in the caring professions to understand and engage with the thoughts and arguments underpinning the experience of dementia and dementia care.


    Grandma’s Box of Memories: Helping Grandma to Remember

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    When Grandma starts to become forgetful, Alice and her family create a box of memories to remind her of all the good times they have shared together.


    Intellectual Disability and Dementia: Research into Practice

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    Presenting the most up-to-date information available about dementia and intellectual disabilities, this book brings together the latest international research and evidence-based practice, and describes clearly the relevance and implications for support and services. 


    Introduction to the psychology of ageing for non-specialists

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     The book will be a key resource for social workers, care workers, nurses, medical professionals and anyone more generally interested in ageing.


    Dialogue and Dementia: Cognitive and Communicative Resources for Engagement

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    This volume takes the positive view that conversation between persons with dementia and their interlocutors is a privileged site for ongoing cognitive engagement. The book aims to identify and describe specific linguistic devices or strategies at the level of turn-by-turn talk that promote and extend conversation, and to explore real-world engagements that reflect these strategies.


    Sexuality and Dementia

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    Now for the first time in Sexuality and Dementia, esteemed geriatric neuropsychiatrist Dr. Doug Wornell provides a compassionate and detailed understanding of the issue and practical strategies for how to cope with it.

    Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

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    In this simple yet comprehensive guide, Brian Draper, a leading expert on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, describes the symptoms, treatment and management of the condition.

    Puppetry in Dementia Care: Connecting Through Creativity and Joy

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    This book demonstrates ways in which puppetry and associated art forms such as singing and story-telling can be used in a person-centred way to create opportunities for these human responses to emerge.

    Playfulness and Dementia: A Practice Guide

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    Establishing playfulness as an essential component of dementia care, this positive and uplifting book will be key in changing attitudes and providing ideas for new and valuable ways of interacting and being with individuals with the condition.