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    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.  This title is due to be published on the 18th May 2017.  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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    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.


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    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.


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