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Whole Person Dementia Assessment

Paperback, 18/04/2011, £39.50

End of Alzheimer's: The First Programme to Prevent and Reverse the Cognitive Decline of Dementia

Paperback, 22/08/2017, £14.99
Rewriting the science of Alzheimer's Disease, this book presents the first proven plan to reverse Alzheimer's Disease. Revealing that AD is not one condition but in fact three, it outlines 36 metabolic factors, including micronutrients, hormone levels and sleep, which together can trigger downsizing in the brain.

Caring for People with Dementia: A Shared Approach

Paperback, 22/05/2017, £29.99
Skills in caring for people with dementia are increasingly demanded of all health care practitioners as the numbers of diagnosed increase. This text presents the latest research into improving dementia care for both non-expert students and junior staff as well as more senior managers.

Visiting the Memory Cafe and other Dementia Care Activities: Evidence-based Interventions for Care Homes

Paperback, 21/08/2017, £16.99
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.

Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges, Second Edition: A Guide to Assessment and Treatment

Paperback, 21/08/2017, £25.00
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 personal care, lies and deception, end of life issues, and racism towards care staff.

Care Homes Legal Handbook

Paperback, 20/03/2002, £29.99
This handbook provides care home managers and related social work professionals with guidance and practical instruction in understanding the procedures and regulations involved in the Care Standards Act 2000. This is an indispensable and user-friendly guide for all those managing and working in residential care homes for older people.

Your Memory,a Users Guide

Paperback, 01/06/2004, £16.99
Written in clear, accessible language, this guide to one of the most vital characteristics of the human species describes how the memory works and how individuals can make it work for them.

Age Discrimination

Paperback, 01/03/2005, £14.95

Remembering Our Childhood: How Memory Betrays Us

Paperback, 22/01/2009, £16.99
How reliable is memory, especially of events very long ago? Science is discovering how memories can alter, or even be planted. In a climate of obsession with child abuse, leading questioning of children and claims of 'recovered memory' have led to the wrongful arrest of teachers and parents. The science of memory needs to guide the courtroom.

Iris;Memoir of Iris Murdoch

Paperback, 09/09/1999, £9.99
A beautifully written portrait of a marriage.

The old king in his exile

Paperback, 12/01/2017, £9.99
When his father develops Alzheimer's, Arno Geiger must finally get to know him properly. His father was conscripted from his Alpine village into World War II as a 'schoolboy soldier' - an experience that marked him. This intelligent, moving and often funny account shows us that whatever happens, a human being retains their past and their character.

Dear Alzheimer's: A Diary of Living with Dementia

Paperback, 18/04/2019, £13.99
Keith Oliver was diagnosed with young onset dementia in 2010, and has since become a leading activist for dementia care, and an international speaker. Telling his story through a diary format, this book gives an unparalleled insight into what day-to-day life with dementia is like, and how he continued to live a full life after diagnosis.

What Dementia Teaches Us About Love

Hardback, 04/04/2019, £16.99

Evidence-Based Practice in Dementia for Nurses and Nursing Students

Paperback, 21/06/2019, £24.99
This essential textbook presents the wide range of issues faced by nurses and students working in dementia care. Grounded in high quality, up-to-date evidence, the book includes handy summaries and case studies to demonstrate the application of the evidence to practice.

The XX Brain: The Groundbreaking Science Empowering Women to Prevent Dementia

Paperback, 04/03/2021, £9.99
The XX Brain explains how hormonal changes makes a woman's brain especially vulnerable to dementia, and shows how this risk can be reduced by preventive medicine and lifestyle modifications designed specifically for women.

Dancing with Dementia: My Story of Living Positively with Dementia

7, 28/01/2005, £14.99
Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences. This book is a vivid account of the author's experiences of dementia.

Dementia Essentials: How to Guide a Loved One Through Alzheimer's or Dementia and Provide the Best Care

Hardback, 02/05/2013, £10.99
When a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, many family members assume new roles as carers, helping their relative to remain safe, happy and as independent as possible. This title helps you and the person with dementia on the journey ahead.

Contented Dementia: 24-hour Wraparound Care for Lifelong Well-being

Paperback, 06/08/2009, £14.99
Dementia is a little understood and incurable illness, but much can be done to maximise the quality of life for people with the condition. This book outlines the SPECAL method (Specialized Early Care for Alzheimer's) for managing dementia that allows both sufferer and carer to maintain the quality of life, in various stages of the illness.

Walk the Walk, Talk the Talk

Paperback, 05/11/2016, £8.00

First Steps to Living with Dementia

Paperback, 15/02/2013, £4.99
Practical advice for sufferers and carers on coping with dementia.

Selfish Pig's Guide to Caring: How to Cope with the Emotional and Practical Aspects of Caring for Someone

Paperback, 04/06/2009, £9.99
A thought-provoking, informative, very frank but also moving and charming book about what life is like for a carer.

I'm Still Here: A Breakthrough Approach to Understanding Someone Living with Alzheimer's

Paperback, 04/03/2010, £12.99
A breakthrough approach to understanding and relating to someone living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: The New Approach to Living Positively with Alzheimer's Disease

Paperback, 02/10/2003, £12.99
For over 30 years, the author has practised a communication-based form of care. She shows how, by following a few straightforward and simple ideas, the quality of life for Alzheimer's sufferers can be dramatically improved, and their dignity and self-respect renewed.

Dementia Studies: A Social Science Perspective

Paperback, 09/03/2009, £34.99
Lively and critical study of the main approaches to Dementia Studies, examining current principles and ideologies as well as presenting alternative ideas for future care and understanding.

Involving Families in Care Homes

Paperback, 20/09/2007, £14.99
In this accessible guide the authors outline ways in which care homes can help families to become partners in the caring process. Using case examples, quotations and research-based evidence, the authors offer advice and guidelines for supporting relatives who choose to be involved in the care of people with dementia living in a care home.

Social Work, Social Policy and Older People

Paperback, 04/01/2011, £27.99
This book explores social policy by applying it to social work with vulnerable adults.

Keeper: A Book About Memory, Identity, Isolation, Wordsworth and Cake

Paperback, 20/05/2010, £8.99
Andrea Gillies' brilliantly cogent investigations into the way Alzheimer's works are interwoven with her mother-in-law's unravelling grasp on reality.

Dementia Positive

Paperback, 01/08/2013, £9.99
A thought-provoking and heart-warming book that challenges the assumptions that we are to remain helpless when concerned with dementia, incorporating interviews and opinions from those with the disease and their carers.

Music Therapy in Dementia Care

7, 27/10/2000, £22.99
Drawing on the diverse research and considerable personal experience of contributors from around the world, Music Therapy in Dementia Care takes a comprehensive look at music therapy as a means of improving memory, health and identity in those suffering from dementia - particularly the Alzheimer's type.

Dementia : Frank and Linda's Story

Paperback, 19/03/2010, £8.99
Basic hands-on hints and ideas on how to care for someone suffering from dementia.

Telling Tales About Dementia: Experiences of Caring

Paperback, 09/09/2009, £14.99
In this book, thirty carers from different backgrounds and circumstances share their experiences of caring for a parent, partner or friend with dementia. This unique collection of personal accounts will be an engaging read for anyone affected by dementia in a personal or professional context, including social workers, practitioners and care staff.

When Someone you Love has Dementia

Paperback, 22/01/2010, £8.99
For individual carers without enough support, having a loved one with dementia often remains challenging. This book looks at practicalities and relationships.

Broadening the dementia debate:towards social citizenship

Paperback, 01/06/2010, £27.99
Dementia has been widely explored from the perspectives of biomedicine and social psychology. This book broadens the debate to consider the experiences of men and women with dementia from a socio-political perspective. It examines the issue of rights, status(es), and participation.

Before I Forget

Paperback, 07/07/2011, £9.99
Fiona Phillips is one of our best-loved television presenters. But in August 2008 she announced that she was to quit the job she loved, revealing that her father had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's just a year after her mother had died of the same disease. In this book, she gives an account of growing up in the 60s and 70s within a complex family.

Keeping Mum: Caring for Someone with Dementia

Paperback, 25/03/2011, £12.99
Includes plenty of practical tips for caring for someone with dementia and on staying sane whilst doing so, a resources and useful contacts section and author's reflections on caring from a distance, and on when caring comes to an end.

Dementia and Sexuality: A Rose That Never Wilts

Paperback, 04/11/2010, £12.95

Spirituality and Personhood in Dementia

Paperback, 15/04/2011, £21.99
Offering an inter-disciplinary approach to spirituality and personhood in dementia care, the contributors to this book are leading practitioners and researchers in the field. They provide both a theoretical structure and a practical understanding of the essential role that spirituality can play in the affirmation of personhood and identity.


Paperback, 15/10/2011, £26.99
This fourth edition contains all the latest research on the use of the PAL Instrument, new information on using the PAL Checklist to carry out sensory interventions and information about how a new online PAL tool supports the book. It features photocopiable activity checklists and plans that help to match users' abilities with activities.

Remind Me Who I am, Again

Paperback, 06/01/2011, £8.99
'A skilful, moving, even humorous book. It is more than an elegy for a lost mother or the charting of one human being's decline ... It is an investigation of memory, which concludes that "Memory, I have come to understand, is everything, it's life itself"' Scotland on Sunday

Little, Aloud: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry for Reading Aloud to Someone You Care for

Paperback, 30/09/2010, £12.99
Offers a selection of prose and poetry especially suitable for reading aloud - to your husband or wife, a sick parent or child, an elderly relative.

Simplicity of Dementia: A Guide for Family and Carers

Paperback, 17/02/2005, £13.99
This book offers an accessible and sympathetic introduction for relatives, carers and professionals looking after or training to work with people with dementia. Drawing on the two 'laws of dementia', the author explains the causes of communication problems, mood disturbances and 'deviant' behaviours.

Enriched Care Planning for People with Dementia: A Good Practice Guide to Delivering Person-Centred Care

Paperback, 15/07/2009, £27.99
This book presents a practical framework for whole person assessment of persons with dementia who are in need of, or already receiving, health and/or social support. The book provides photocopiable assessment forms, guidelines for carrying out assessment, and suggestions for interventions based on the profile that emerges from the assessment.

Perspectives of People with Dementia: Research Methods and Motivations

Paperback, 15/11/2001, £19.99
People with dementia have often played a passive role in the investigation of their condition. The contributors to this book look at ways of redressing the balance and involving them in the research process. They describe the skills that researchers and care staff need when seeking to validate the views of people with dementia successfully.
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