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Whole Person Dementia Assessment

Paperback, 18/04/2011, £44.50
£40.05

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

Paperback, 22/08/2017, £14.99
£13.49
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
£26.99
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, £18.99
£17.09
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, £27.99
£25.19
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
£20.99
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
£15.29
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.

Alzheimers and Other Dementias: Answers at Your Fingertips

Paperback, 01/06/2006, £19.99
£17.99
This book is a question and answer guide for anyone who has been affected by Alzheimer's or any other dementia. The questions are from real people and the answers cover symptoms, diagnosis and the practical realities of dealing with dementia.

Age Discrimination

Paperback, 01/03/2005, £14.95
£13.46

Remembering Our Childhood: How Memory Betrays Us

Paperback, 22/01/2009, £16.99
£11.89
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.

The old king in his exile

Paperback, 12/01/2017, £9.99
£8.99
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
£12.00
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
£8.50

Evidence-Based Practice in Dementia for Nurses and Nursing Students

Paperback, 21/06/2019, £26.99
£24.29
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, £10.99
£9.89
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.

What I Wish People Knew About Dementia

Hardback, 20/01/2022, £14.99
£13.49

Remember: The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting

Paperback, 02/09/2021, £14.99
£13.49
An immediate New York Times bestseller this is the fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember, why we forget, and what we can do to protect our memories.

Dementia: The Basics

Paperback, 21/07/2020, £16.99
£15.29
Dementia: The Basics provides the reader with a clear and compassionate introduction to dementia and an accessible guide to dealing with different parts of the dementia journey, from pre-diagnosis and diagnosis to post-diagnostic support, increasing care needs and end of life care.

United: Caring for our loved ones living with dementia

Paperback, 02/06/2022, £9.99
£8.99
A moving and beautifully illustrated book that tells stories from different perspectives around dementia.

Understanding Alzheimer's And Dementia

Paperback, 25/11/2021, £9.99
£8.99

A Pocket Guide to Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias 2ed

Paperback, 21/05/2018, £9.99
£8.99
Including key information on different types of dementia, this concise pocket-sized book lets you know about the symptoms to look out for, guides you through the diagnosis process and explains the treatments available. Like having a GP in your pocket, it also offers expert advice for living day-to-day with dementia, and where to go to get support.

How to Help Someone with Dementia: A Practical Handbook

Paperback, 06/01/2022, £10.99
£9.89
Practical information in an accessible format. This book helps you understand how dementia works and its effect on your loved one.

Loving Someone Who Has Dementia - How to Find Hope while Coping with Stress and Grief

Paperback, 26/08/2011, £15.99
£14.39
Research-based advice for people who care for someone with dementia Nearly half of U.S. citizens over the age of 85 are suffering from some kind of dementia and require care. Loving Someone Who Has Dementia is a new kind of caregiving book.

Dancing with Dementia: My Story of Living Positively with Dementia

7, 28/01/2005, £15.99
£10.49
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.

Living Well with Dementia: The Importance of the Person and the Environment for Wellbeing

Paperback, 24/01/2014, £38.99
£35.09
Winner, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015 With a strong focus on the importance of patients and families, this book explores the multifaceted meaning behind patient wellbeing and its vital significance in the context of national policy. Adopting a positive, evidence-based approach, the book dispels the bleak outlook on dementia management.

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.

Walk the Walk, Talk the Talk

Paperback, 05/11/2016, £8.00
£7.20

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

Paperback, 06/08/2009, £14.99
£13.49
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.

First Steps to Living with Dementia

Paperback, 15/02/2013, £4.99
£4.49
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, £10.99
£9.89
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
£11.69
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, £15.99
£14.39
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, £37.99
£34.19
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, £16.99
£15.29
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.

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

Paperback, 20/05/2010, £8.99
£8.09
Andrea Gillies' brilliantly cogent investigations into the way Alzheimer's works are interwoven with her mother-in-law's unravelling grasp on reality.

Social Work, Social Policy and Older People

Paperback, 04/01/2011, £30.99
£27.89
This book explores social policy by applying it to social work with vulnerable adults.

Remind Me Who I am, Again

Paperback, 06/01/2011, £8.99
£8.09
'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

Spirituality and Personhood in Dementia

Paperback, 15/04/2011, £23.99
£21.59
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.

POOL ACTIVITY LEVEL (PAL) INSTRUMENT FOR OCCUPATIONAL PROFILING: A PRACTICAL RESOURCE FOR CARERS OF PEOPLE WITH COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT

Paperback, 15/10/2011, £28.99
£26.09
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.

Dementia and Sexuality: A Rose That Never Wilts

Paperback, 04/11/2010, £12.95
£9.06

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

Paperback, 30/09/2010, £16.99
£15.29
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, £24.99
£16.09
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.
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