Social Work And Dementia

Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Pub Date: 22/06/2012
ISBN: 9780857256218
Availability: In stock
Quick overview A complete guide to understanding dementia in social work.
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This practical book enables those already practicing or joining social work to consider the various ways that people can be supported to live well with dementia. Areas focused on include how the personalisation agenda is changing services through self-directed support, re-enablement and telecare, how risk can be managed while choice and independence are maintained, and how safeguarding of people with dementia can be positively practiced. The authors present information on essential new developments in the field of dementia care including changes in legislation and Government policy as well as providing examples of positive practice from around the country.

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