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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

The Essential Guide to the Human Brain for Person-centred Dementia Care Practitioners by Elizabeth Milwain, Murna Downs The Essential Guide to the Human Brain for Person-centred Dementia Care Practitioners
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Constitutes a set of accessible, jargon-free, good practice guides for those who involved in the care of people with dementia and their families. This series draws together a range of evidence including the experience of people with dementia and their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

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

This book provides a critical engagement with the intensified struggles to be found within elderly care provision. Various social and political processes, including the forces of globalisation and the de-gendering of care, have changed how we might understand this national...
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: 20/06/2017

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: 20/06/2017

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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Clothing and appearance are steeped in social and personal significance, conveying individuals' gender, class, culture, and occupation. In the communal setting of long-term residential care, where residents' autonomy and mobility are often limited but their dignity and identity are paramount,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2017

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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: 31/10/2017

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: 31/10/2017

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: 31/10/2017

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

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, Partners, Caregivers and Professionals by Danuta Lipinska, Caroline Baker, Sally Knocker Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing A Person-Centred Guide for People with Dementia, 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, accessible explanations of how cognitive changes affect sexual behaviour and expression, and interviews with men...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/11/2017

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

Other books in this genre

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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Clothing and appearance are steeped in social and personal significance, conveying individuals' gender, class, culture, and occupation. In the communal setting of long-term residential care, where residents' autonomy and mobility are often limited but their dignity and identity are paramount,...
Format: Hardback - 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

Older Citizens and End-of-Life Care Social Work Practice Strategies for Adults in Later Life by Malcolm Payne Older Citizens and End-of-Life Care Social Work Practice Strategies for Adults in Later Life

Older people are, like younger people, citizens in the communities of the nations in which they live. This book sees ageing as a life journey that incorporates a process of citizening, in which people build their identity as part of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2017

Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Dementia A Person-Centred Integrated Care Approach by Shibley Rahman, Sube Banerjee, Lisa Rodrigues, Lucy Frost Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Dementia A Person-Centred Integrated Care Approach
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Focusing on how to support the wellbeing of people with dementia in care homes and home care, this book highlights the foundations of high quality care. Based on the latest research and evidence, the book tackles head on the barriers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2017

Confused, Angry, Anxious? Why Working with Older People in Care Really Can be Difficult, and What to Do About it by Bo Hejlskov Elven Confused, Angry, Anxious? Why Working with Older People in Care Really Can be Difficult, and What to Do About it

Older people who live in care facilities can feel powerless, and care staffs often aren't effectively trained to deal with the subsequent behaviours. New research in psychology and dementia addresses some of these issues with innovative theories and practical approaches.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2017

The Sandwich Years How to Survive When the People in Your Life Need You Most by Alana Kirk The Sandwich Years How to Survive When the People in Your Life Need You Most

The Sandwich Years is the heartfelt, inspirational story of the bond between a mother and a daughter and how one woman - through caring for the person she had relied on the most - finally found herself. (Previously published as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2017

Social Work with the Aged and Their Families by Roberta R. Greene, Colleen Galambos, Harriet L. Cohen, Nancy Greene Social Work with the Aged and Their Families
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Social Work with the Aged and Their Families presents the functional-age model (FAM) of intergenerational treatment, an integrative theoretical framework for social workers practicing with older adults and their families. In keeping with the Council on Social Work Education's curriculum...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2016

Social Work with the Aged and Their Families by Roberta R. Greene, Colleen Galambos, Harriet L. Cohen, Nancy Greene Social Work with the Aged and Their Families
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Social Work with the Aged and Their Families presents the functional-age model (FAM) of intergenerational treatment, an integrative theoretical framework for social workers practicing with older adults and their families. In keeping with the Council on Social Work Education's curriculum...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2016

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