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Excellence in Dementia Care: Research into Practice
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Excellence in Dementia Care: Research into Practice (Paperback)

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This scholarly yet accessible textbook is the most comprehensive single text in the field of dementia care. Drawn from research evidence, international expertise and good practice guidelines, the book has been crafted alongside people with dementia and their families. Case studies and quotes enrich every chapter, illustrating the realities of living with dementia and bringing theory to life.



Fully updated with 10 brand new chapters, this landmark textbook has enormous breadth and gives an authoritative overview of dementia care.



The 2nd edition now includes chapters on the following topics:



* Dementia friendly communities

* Representations of dementia in the media

* Younger people with dementia

* The arts and dementia

* Enhancing relationships between families and those with dementia

* Whole person assessment

* Dementia friendly physical design

* Transitions in care





This compelling new edition is a must purchase for those working or volunteering in health and social care, undergraduate and postgraduate students across a range of disciplines in health and social work, and anyone interested in the field of dementia care including people with dementia and their families.



"While we have made significant advances in the care for people with dementia and their families, there is much work yet to be done. This book provides a fantastic framework in which to set our understanding of dementia and to take things forward."

Alistair Burns, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, UK



"Bravo to the authors of Excellence in Dementia Care! They have created a must read guidebook for those providing care to persons experiencing cognitive changes and their families. This collaborative effort focuses on successful provider strategies encompassing topics across the dementia journey and is filled with spot on, relevant, and timely information. Best of all, this work is loaded with real case studies to help translate knowledge to practice, making it a true resource for all practitioners."

Suzanne Bottum-Jones, MA, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute, School of Medicine & Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineNeurology & clinical neurophysiologyMedical & VeterinaryNursing & ancillary servicesNursing Publisher: Open University Press Publication Date: 16/09/2014 ISBN-13: 9780335245338  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Murna Downs is Professor in Dementia Studies at the University of Bradford, UK, and Head of the Bradford Dementia Group within the School of Health Studies. Barbara Bowers is Associate Dean for Research in the School of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. Her work includes consultation to government groups on long term care practices and models.

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