Dementia Care

Author
By Trevor Adams and Charlotte L. Clarke
ISBN
9780702022784
Publication Date
25-06-1999
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This book provides a comprehensive research-based source of material, which focuses on the important issue of dementia and family care. It critically examines how dementia is defined, diagnosed and "treated" and provides a new environmentally focused approach to this challenging and growing issue for nurses and other care givers.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702022784
Author Informaiton By Trevor Adams, Lecturer, European Institute of Health and Medical Science, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK and Charlotte L. Clarke, Research Fellow, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Pp Authortext Adams & Clarke
Table of Content Introduction: a Partnership Approach to Dementia Care / Dementia Care Partnerships: Knowledge, Ownership and Exchange / Developing Partnership in Dementia Care: a Discursive Model of Practice / Western Medicine and Dementia: a Deconstruction / Ethical Dilemmas in Dementia Care / Towards a Partnership in Maintaining Personhood / Communication in Dementia Care: a Partnership Approach / This Is Your Life: Research Paradigms in Dementia Care / Keeping a Distance: the Reactions of Older People in Care Homes to Confused Fellow Residents / the Family Caring Experiences of Married Women in Dementia Care / the Long Goodbye: the Experience of Loss in Husbands Who Care for a Wife with Dementia / the Early Experience of Alzheimer's Disease: Implications for Partnership and Practice / Young-Onset Dementia / Professional Practice with People with Dementia and Their Family Carers: Help or Hindrance? / Developing Partnership in the Work of Community Psychiatric Nurses with Older People with Dementia / Attitudes Towards Dementia Care: Education and Morale in Health-Care Teams / Partnership in Dementia Care: Taking It Forward.
Imprint Bailliere Tindall
Publication Date 25-06-1999
Pages 380
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