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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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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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What the Hell Happened to my Brain?: Living Beyond Dementia
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presented by Kate Swaffer, 1958- (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 394 page(s)
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- (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 394 page(s)
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A Creative Toolkit for Communication in Dementia Care
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presented by Karrie Marshall (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 202 page(s)
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 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 202 page(s)
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Person-Centred Thinking with Older People: 6 Essential Practices
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written by Helen Bown, 1967- and Helen Sanderson, fl. 2015; presented by Gill Bailey, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 118 page(s)
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 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 118 page(s)
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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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Are the Keys in the Freezer?: An Advocate's Guide for Alzheimer's and Other Dementias
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written by Jeri Warner, fl. 2015, Brenda Niblock, fl. 2015 and Patricia Woodell, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2014), 210 page(s)
Are the Keys in the Freezer? is an artful blend of practical advice and the compelling story of a family's search for the right care for their mother with dementia. This well-researched book is a must-read for families in the US looking for resources and ideas about care facilities, hospices, finances and costs of...
written by Jeri Warner, fl. 2015, Brenda Niblock, fl. 2015 and Patricia Woodell, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2014), 210 page(s)
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