Are you between 5 and 25? If so, enter the Wicked Young Writer Awards NOW - click here for details...

join us on facebook
Search our site
A Country Escape by Katie Fforde Read the opening extract of the brand new Katie Fforde book before its publication on 22/02/2018

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.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Care of the elderly books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Long-term Care for the Elderly in Europe Development and Prospects by Professor Bent Greve Long-term Care for the Elderly in Europe Development and Prospects

Long-term care is an increasingly important issue in many contemporary welfare states around the globe given ageing populations. This ground-breaking book provides detailed case studies of 11 EU-member states' welfare regimes within Europe to show how welfare states organize, structures...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

Teaching Empathy and Conflict Resolution to People with Dementia A Guide for Person-Centered Practice by Cameron Camp, Linda Camp Teaching Empathy and Conflict Resolution to People with Dementia A Guide for Person-Centered Practice
,
This guide demonstrates how to employ empathy and respect when caring for older people with dementia. By addressing these virtues in the care model, the authors show how people with dementia can develop positive conflict resolution skills and the ability...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/01/2018

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: 17/01/2018

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

Care For The Elderly Significant Innovations In Three European Countries by Robert J. Kraan, John C. Baldock, Lennard Johansson, Bleddyn Davies Care For The Elderly Significant Innovations In Three European Countries
, , ,
Based on a broad study of social care innovations at local level in the Netherlands, Sweden, and England and Wales, this book concludes that thorough reform of personal social services is required before home-based care can become a real alternative...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/12/2017

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
,
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: 14/12/2017

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
, ,
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: 21/11/2017

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
,
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: 21/11/2017

Coming Soon

Ageing in Southeast and East Asia Family, Social Protection, Policy Challenges by Lee Hock Guan Ageing in Southeast and East Asia Family, Social Protection, Policy Challenges

Includes essays which critically examine national ageing policies and programmes, the sustainability of pension systems, housing and living arrangements, inter-generational transfer, and aspects of quality of life of the elderly population.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Sensory Modulation in Dementia Care Assessment and Activities for Sensory-Enriched Care by Tina Champagne Sensory Modulation in Dementia Care Assessment and Activities for Sensory-Enriched Care

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: 19/04/2018

Other books in this genre

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: 21/11/2017

Adaptive Interaction and Dementia How to Communicate without Speech by Maggie Ellis, Arlene Astell Adaptive Interaction and Dementia How to Communicate without Speech
,
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: 21/11/2017

The Development of Security and Whole Care System for the Aged in China by Yanzhong Wang The Development of Security and Whole Care System for the Aged in China

This book examines the process of population aging in China and its unique features, considers the social progress implied in China becoming a society with an aging population, and assesses the tremendous risks and challenges involved. Based on the development...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

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
, , ,
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
,
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

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

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
, ,
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
, ,
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

Registered users have access to unique site features

Register now