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University  of Bradford Dementia Good Practice Guides, End of Life Care for People with Dementia: A Person-Centered Approach
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written by Murna Downs, fl. 2016, Sarah Russell, fl. 2016, Jane Chatterjee, fl. 2016 and Laura Middleton-Green, fl. 2014, in University of Bradford Dementia Good Practice Guides (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, originally published 2017), 178 page(s)
"People with dementia need increasingly specialised support as they approach the end of life, and so too do their families and the professionals working with them. This book describes not only what can be done to ensure maximum quality of life for those in the final stages of the illness, but also how best to supp...
written by Murna Downs, fl. 2016, Sarah Russell, fl. 2016, Jane Chatterjee, fl. 2016 and Laura Middleton-Green, fl. 2014, in University of Bradford Dementia Good Practice Guides (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, originally published 2017), 178 page(s)
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The Dementia Diaries
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written by Matthew Snyman, fl. 2008 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 127 page(s)
Brie's Granddad has always been a serious man, never without a newspaper and knowing the answer to everything. But now he keeps losing track of the conversation, and honestly, Brie doesn't really know how to speak to him. At first, Fred was annoyed that Gramps had come to live with them, it meant he had to give up...
written by Matthew Snyman, fl. 2008 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 127 page(s)
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Introduction
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presented by Kate Swaffer, 1958-; in What the Hell Happened to my Brain?: Living Beyond Dementia (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016)
Kate Swaffer was just 49 years old when she was diagnosed with a form of younger onset dementia. In this book, she offers an all-too-rare first-hand insight into that experience, sounding a clarion call for change in how we ensure a better quality of life for people with dementia. Kate describes vividly her experi...
presented by Kate Swaffer, 1958-; in What the Hell Happened to my Brain?: Living Beyond Dementia (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016)
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People with Dementia Speak Out
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edited by Lucy Whitman, fl. 2009 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 306 page(s)
In People with Dementia Speak Out, twenty-three people from diverse backgrounds share their experiences of living with dementia. The contributors are honest about the frustrations and fears they face, but overall there is remarkably little self-pity and a great deal of optimism. The personal accounts demonstrate t...
edited by Lucy Whitman, fl. 2009 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 306 page(s)
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presented by Karrie Marshall; in A Creative Toolkit for Communication in Dementia Care (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016)
How can carers and relatives support a person's identity, relationships and emotional wellbeing through changes that occur in the later stages of dementia? Drawing on over ten years' experience of working with people with dementia, Karrie Marshall provides a toolkit of tried and tested creative activities to suppo...
presented by Karrie Marshall; in A Creative Toolkit for Communication in Dementia Care (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016)
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Nothing about Us, WIthout Us!: 20 years of Dementia Advocacy
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written by Christine Bryden, 1949- (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 306 page(s)
Advocating for dementia for 20 years, Christine Bryden has been instrumental in ensuring that people with dementia are included in discussions about the condition and how to manage and think about it. This collection of her hard-hitting and inspiring insider presentations demands 'nothing about us, without us!' an...
written by Christine Bryden, 1949- (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 306 page(s)
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Qigong for Wellbeing in Dementia and Aging
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written by Stephen Rath, fl. 2015 and Marcia Rath, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 170 page(s)
Qigong is the centuries-old practice of moving vital energy (Qi) through the channels of the body, known as meridians, to promote vitality and health. Stephen Rath details current research and Traditional Chinese Medicine theory to show how Qigong practice can support cognitive functioning, as well as emotional an...
written by Stephen Rath, fl. 2015 and Marcia Rath, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 170 page(s)
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Final Thoughts
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written by Helen Bown, 1967- and Helen Sanderson, fl. 2015; presented by Gill Bailey, fl. 2015; in Person-Centred Thinking with Older People: 6 Essential Practices (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015)
Person-centred practices are a key way to provide the best possible care and support for older people and help them to be active and valued members of the community. Drawing on a wealth of experience of working with older people, the authors present the 6 essential person-centred practices.Each of the practices is...
written by Helen Bown, 1967- and Helen Sanderson, fl. 2015; presented by Gill Bailey, fl. 2015; in Person-Centred Thinking with Older People: 6 Essential Practices (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015)
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Facilitating Spiritual Reminiscence for Older People with Dementia: A Learning Guide
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written by Elizabeth MacKinlay, 1940- and Corinne Trevitt, fl. 2000 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 119 page(s)
Spiritual reminiscence is a way of communicating that acknowledges the person as a spiritual being and seeks to engage the person in a more meaningful and personal way. This practical guide teaches carers how to facilitate engaging and stimulating spiritual reminiscence sessions with older people, and particularly...
written by Elizabeth MacKinlay, 1940- and Corinne Trevitt, fl. 2000 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 119 page(s)
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Living Better with Dementia: Good Practice and Innovation for the Future
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written by Shibley Rahman, fl. 2000 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 402 page(s)
What do national dementia strategies, constantly evolving policy and ongoing funding difficulties mean for people living well with dementia? Adopting a broad and inclusive approach, Shibley Rahman presents a thorough critical analysis of existing dementia policy, and tackles head-on current and controversial topic...
written by Shibley Rahman, fl. 2000 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 402 page(s)
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