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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, £28.99
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.

Dear Alzheimer's: A Diary of Living with Dementia

Paperback, 18/04/2019, £12.99
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.

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.

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.

Being Mindful, Easing Suffering

Paperback, 09/03/2004, £24.99
The author describes how he has combined traditional medical and more reflective models in his palliative practice, enabling him to work mindfully to alleviate physical and non-physical pain and suffering throughout the health-illness cycle. This is an essential resource for professionals working with the seriously ill and the dying.

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

Hardback, 02/05/2013, £12.99
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Playfulness and Dementia

Paperback, 15/10/2012, £16.99
John Killick explores the nature of playfulness and the many ways in which it can enrich the lives of people with dementia. Specific approaches and ideas for practice are described, and personal accounts of playfulness by those with dementia and their carers offer rich first-hand insights into its transformative potential.

Leadership for Person-centred Dementia Care

Paperback, 15/10/2012, £16.99
With a practical focus, this book will equip readers with the skills, knowledge and confidence necessary to lead person-centred dementia care. The areas explored are relevant across a range of care settings, and to all those in, or starting, either a managerial or non-managerial leadership role within a dementia care service.

Dementia - Support for Family and Friends

Paperback, 15/10/2012, £13.99
This comprehensive yet accessible book, written specifically for friends and relatives, offers practical advice and support that can help ensure the best possible quality of life for people with dementia and the people around them.

Love, Loss, and Laughter: Seeing Alzheimer's Differently

Hardback, 06/03/2012, £15.95
More than 5.3 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's, and nearly 11 million family members and friends serve as unpaid caregivers. Love, Loss, and Laughter challenges the typical perception of people with Alzheimer's as "empty shells," lost to themselves and others.

Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care

7, 23/05/2006, £13.99
Using her experience of working with older people with dementia, Grethe Berg explains how mealtimes can be used as opportunities for meaningful interaction, socialising and reminiscing. This book provides much-needed help and practical strategies for care managers and carers to reclaim mealtimes as positive experiences for people with dementia.

Connecting through music with people with dementia

Paperback, 15/01/2009, £14.99
This user-friendly book demonstrates how even simple sounds and movements can engage people with dementia, promoting relaxation and enjoyment. All that's needed to succeed is a love of music, and a desire to gain greater communication and interaction. The book provides practical advice on using music and includes a songbook of popular song choices.

Ethical Issues in Dementia Care

Paperback, 29/09/2006, £15.99
This book considers ethical decisions in the context of relationships, treatment, safety and quality of life. It draws on the experiences of family carers as well as on existing research and emphasizes the importance of empathy and the need to acknowledge different perspectives in order to reach the best decision for the person with dementia

Keeping Busy: A Handbook of Activities for Persons with Dementia

7, 01/05/1995, £18.50
The description of each activity includes step-by-step instructions, as well as tips on how to adapt it for small or large groups, for individuals at home or in an organization, or people who are bedridden.

Dementia Care in Nursing

Paperback, 22/06/2012, £24.99
This book gives nursing students a robust foundation for understanding and developing skills to work with people experiencing dementia.

Little, Aloud with Love: Prose and Poetry for Reading Aloud to Someone You Love

Paperback, 28/01/2016, £12.99
Research has shown that being read to makes us healthier and happier, it enriches our hearts and minds. This title gathers together favourite poems and prose as well as some surprises.

Robber of Memories: A River Journey Through Colombia

Paperback, 01/08/2013, £9.99
A gripping journey up the River Magdalena into the centre of Colombia, and a deeply personal meditation on memory and loss in the footsteps of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Still Alice

Paperback, 16/08/2012, £7.99
The international bestseller from the author of Richard & Judy pickLeft Neglected

Essential Carer's Guide to Dementia

Paperback, 01/12/2014, £14.99
Mary Jordan, author of The Essential Carer's Guide, explains what you can expect when you receive a diagnosis of one of the many causes of dementia and what you can do to manage life going forward - how you can slow the progress of symptoms and how you can maximise available support.
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