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The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Read the opening extract of the brand new A. J. Finn book before its publication on 22/01/2018

Care of the elderly books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Care of the elderly category. Presented with a red border are the Care of the elderly books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Sensory Modulation Applications for Working with People with Dementia by Tina Champagne Sensory Modulation Applications for Working with People with Dementia

Explaining how to modify the Sensory Modulation Program for people with dementia, this practical resource covers assessment of sensory issues to implementation of effective sensory activities. This approach can be used with adults at all stages of dementia, in individual...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/11/2017

Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing A Person-Centred Guide for People with Dementia, Their Partners, Caregivers and Professionals by Danuta Lipinska, Caroline Baker, Sally Knocker Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing A Person-Centred Guide for People with Dementia, Their Partners, Caregivers and Professionals
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Tackling the 'last taboo' in dementia care, this book demonstrates how professionals can support the sexuality of people with dementia. It includes advice on safeguarding and accessible explanations of how cognitive changes affect sexual behaviour and expression.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Multi-Sensory Reminiscence Activity Book 52 Weekly Group Session Plans for Working with Older Adults by Sarah Mousley, Sophie Jopling The Multi-Sensory Reminiscence Activity Book 52 Weekly Group Session Plans for Working with Older Adults
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These multi-sensory group sessions, one for each week of the year, are ideal for working with older adults. Focusing on reminiscence to stimulate memory and sensory functioning, and enhance wellbeing, these activities bring a fresh approach to group sessions. Supporting...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Poetry and Dementia A Practical Guide by John Killick Poetry and Dementia A Practical Guide

A practical guide to reading and writing poetry with older people living with dementia to improve mental health and wellbeing. Tips and techniques are included for facilitating poetry projects with groups or individuals for professional care workers or personal family...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Adaptive Interaction and Dementia How to Communicate without Speech by Maggie Ellis, Arlene Astell Adaptive Interaction and Dementia How to Communicate without Speech
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Effective communication with people with dementia is imperative to good relationships with professional caregivers and family members. This book offers a person-centred approach to assessing the communication skills of people with dementia who are unable to speak, and presents evidence-based...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges, Second Edition A Guide to Assessment and Treatment by Ian Andrew James, Louisa Jackman, Katharina Reichelt, Alan C. Howarth Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges, Second Edition A Guide to Assessment and Treatment
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Recent revisions of the Newcastle Challenging Behaviour Model have prompted the second edition of this guide to assessing and treating a range of behaviours when caring for older people with dementia. New material includes the use of physical restraint during...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

Visiting the Memory Cafe and other Dementia Care Activities Evidence-based Interventions for Care Homes by Leon Smith, Ann Marie Harmer Visiting the Memory Cafe and other Dementia Care Activities Evidence-based Interventions for Care Homes
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Outlining the enhancing dementia care programme developed by the editors, this book looks at the activities trialled within care homes and gives evidence of their success.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

Age-friendly cities and communities A global perspective by Tine Buffel Age-friendly cities and communities A global perspective

This important book provides a comprehensive survey of different strategies for developing age-friendly communities, and the extent to which older people themselves can be involved in the co-production of age-friendly policies and practices.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

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Moving into Residential Care A Practical Guide for Older People and Their Families by Colleen Doyle, Gail Roberts Moving into Residential Care A Practical Guide for Older People and Their Families
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Written for people making the move in to a care home, or the families and staff about to assist them, this book is an antidote to the psychological stress this transition can have on older people. It provides essential tips...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Doing Relationship-Centred Dementia Care by David Reid Doing Relationship-Centred Dementia Care

Relationship-centred approaches to dementia care are imperative for enhancing wellbeing. Theory, case examples and tips for practice ensure that dementia care services can establish and draw on positive relationships between people with dementia, families, staff, care homes, communities and the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa Spaces and Practices of Care by Jaco Hoffman Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa Spaces and Practices of Care

In-depth ethnographic analysis provides the pan-African evidence and analysis needed to move forward debates about who and how to address the long term care needs of older people in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Struggles In (Elderly) Care A Feminist View by Hanne Marlene Dahl Struggles In (Elderly) Care A Feminist View

Dahl argues that in order to grasp these new realities of care we need a new analytical framework that redirects us to new sites of contestation.Dahl approaches these issues from a post-structuralist and radical feminist position, while drawing from feminist...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

When the Unacceptable Becomes the Norm Choosing a Care Home in the 21st Century by Bill Lawrence When the Unacceptable Becomes the Norm Choosing a Care Home in the 21st Century

When the Unacceptable Becomes the Norm is an essential guide for any person looking to place a relative in care or already in the care system.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations Understanding Networks of Care by Janet M. Wilmoth Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations Understanding Networks of Care

Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations offers current, multidisciplinary perspectives on social support and service provision to older Americans. The chapters trace how our understanding of social support among older adults has developed over the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2017

Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations Understanding Networks of Care by Janet M. (Syracuse University, New York, USA) Wilmoth Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations Understanding Networks of Care
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Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations offers current, multidisciplinary perspectives on social support and service provision to older Americans. The chapters trace how our understanding of social support among older adults has developed over the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/06/2017

Positive Communication Activities to Reduce Isolation and Improve the Wellbeing of Older Adults by Robin Dynes Positive Communication Activities to Reduce Isolation and Improve the Wellbeing of Older Adults

A collection of over 100 structured activities for use with groups of older people that are designed to improve overall physical health and emotional wellbeing. Each activity comes with specific instructions for delivery along with helpful handouts and additional resources.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017

Embracing Touch in Dementia Care A Person-Centred Approach to Touch and Relationships by Luke Tanner, Danuta Lipinska Embracing Touch in Dementia Care A Person-Centred Approach to Touch and Relationships
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Providing clear answers for one of the most taboo challenges facing dementia care professionals today, this book instructs carers on how to re-evaluate their use of physical contact to create a more effective, person-centred care system, through training exercises on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017

Wash, Wear, and Care Clothing and Laundry in Long-Term Residential Care by Pat Armstrong, Suzanne Day Wash, Wear, and Care Clothing and Laundry in Long-Term Residential Care
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How clothing and laundry provide a window on to the structuring of care and work in nursing homes.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/04/2017

Wash, Wear, and Care Clothing and Laundry in Long-Term Residential Care by Pat Armstrong, Suzanne Day Wash, Wear, and Care Clothing and Laundry in Long-Term Residential Care
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How clothing and laundry provide a window on to the structuring of care and work in nursing homes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2017

A Loving Approach to Dementia Care Making Meaningful Connections with the Person Who Has Alzheimer's Disease or Other Dementia or Memory Loss by Laura Wayman A Loving Approach to Dementia Care Making Meaningful Connections with the Person Who Has Alzheimer's Disease or Other Dementia or Memory Loss

A Loving Approach to Dementia Care is an empathetic guide, filled with respect, calm, creativity-and love.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2017

Health and Health Care Utilization in Later Life by Jon Hendricks Health and Health Care Utilization in Later Life

The debate over national health insurance has renewed attention on the health and health care utilization of the elderly. Few questions have been more poignant than the health of the United States' elderly. As a broad-ranging critical look, Health and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/03/2017

Institutionalization and Alternative Futures by Jon Hendricks Institutionalization and Alternative Futures

No one wants to put an aging relative in a home. But very few people have an understanding of the issues involved and options available for an older person who needs outside care. This important book offers a variety of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/03/2017

Caregiving Systems Informal and Formal Helpers by Steven H. Zarit Caregiving Systems Informal and Formal Helpers

Caregiving has emerged as a critical issue in the second half of the life cycle. With the growth of the older population, there have been dramatic increases in the number of people needing care and assistance. The responsibility for care...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017

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