Heather Wilkinson

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Risk Assessment and Management for Living Well with Dementia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book outlines some of the key issues in risk perception, assessment and management in dementia care in a way that is both practical and accessible to a wide range of practitioners. It develops an approach to risk that promotes choice for people with dementia whilst also acknowledging the complex challenges care providers face.

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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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Rights, Risk and Restraint-Free Care of Older People

Person-Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care

Edited by Rhidian Hughes
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides health and social care professionals with an authoritative reading resource on the ethics and use of restraint. It provides an overview of the different forms of restraint, the conditions under which they are used, and their implications for the health and wellbeing of older people.

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Providing Good Care at Night for Older People

Practical Approaches for Use in Nursing and Care Homes

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides night staff, their managers and anyone else with an interest in care homes with the information and practical skills they need to deliver appropriate care at night. The authors look at nutrition and hydration, continence, challenging behaviour, medication, night time checking, pain management and end of life care.

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The Perspectives of People with Dementia

Research Methods and Motivations

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

People with dementia have often played a passive role in the investigation of their condition. The contributors to this book look at ways of redressing the balance and involving them in the research process. They describe the skills that researchers and care staff need when seeking to validate the views of people with dementia successfully.

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Intellectual Disability and Dementia

Research into Practice

Edited by Karen Watchman
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An essential text for practitioners and students wishing to stay abreast of the latest developments in the field, this book brings together the latest international research and evidence-based practice in the field of dementia and intellectual disabilities, describing clearly the relevance and implications for support and services.

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