Aging

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Losing Clive to Younger Onset Dementia

One Family's Story

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Clive Beaumont was diagnosed with Younger Onset Dementia at age 45, when his children were aged just 3 and 4. Clive's wife, Helen, tells of how she and the rest of the family made it through the next six years until Clive died: the challenge of continually adapting to his progressive deterioration.

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Early Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia

Evidence-Based Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides examples of psychosocial interventions: taking into consideration the individual, social and environmental aspects of the person's life. It looks at ways of providing support at the time of diagnosis and goes on to explore a variety of interventions and services for the treatment of early dementia.

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Partners in Care

A Training Package for Involving Families in Dementia Care Homes

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Following admission to a care home, family and friends may feel uncertain as to how they now 'fit in' to their loved one's life. This training package, comprising a booklet and DVD, is designed to encourage family participation in the care home and develop a constructive partnership between staff in care homes, families and people with dementia.

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Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today

Reminiscence in Dementia Care: A Guide to Good Practice

By Errollyn Bruce and Pam Schweitzer; Preface by Bob Woods; Foreword by Faith Gibson
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical guide is designed to give those who care for people with dementia a clear sense of how reminiscence can be used to greatly improve their quality of life. The book explores how reminiscence can contribute to person-centred dementia care and contains detailed descriptions of activities that can be used in a variety of care settings.

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Ageing, Disability and Spirituality

Addressing the Challenge of Disability in Later Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities. The book presents ways of moving towards more effective relationships between carers and older people with disabilities.

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The Caregiver

A Life with Alzheimer's

UBC Press
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