Aging

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Person-Centred Thinking with Older People

6 Essential Practices

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Practical and accessible, this book pares person-centred thinking down to 8 essential practices, and gives real-life examples of how to use them in the care of older people. With useful ideas for learning what is important to each individual - and acting on it - this book shows how to help older people regain control of their care.

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Spiritual Care in Practice

Case Studies in Healthcare Chaplaincy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Revealing the richness and depth of understanding that chaplaincy brings to direct work with patients, these in-depth case studies and critical responses from other chaplains and healthcare professionals give insight into spiritual carer-patient work in a range of settings and the vital work of chaplains in the healthcare team.

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Palliative Care, Ageing and Spirituality

A Guide for Older People, Carers and Families

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This sensitive and compassionate book provides older people who are nearing the end of life and their loved ones with a greater depth of understanding of spiritual issues surrounding death and dying.

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Who will I be when I die?

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Christine Bryden offers rare first-hand insights into dementia, and how it feels to gradually lose the ability to undertake tasks most people take for granted.

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Connecting through Music with People with Dementia

A Guide for Caregivers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This user-friendly book demonstrates how even simple sounds and movements can engage people with dementia, promoting relaxation and enjoyment. All that's needed to succeed is a love of music, and a desire to gain greater communication and interaction. The book provides practical advice on using music and includes a songbook of popular song choices.

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Understanding Care Homes

A Research and Development Perspective

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book draws together a range of research and development initiatives that emphasise the importance of partnership working, and of enabling older people and their families to maintain the highest quality of life. The book investigates how research and development can be undertaken to provide better care for the resident and their family.

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