Dementia Care - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702022784

Dementia Care

1st Edition

Authors: Trevor Adams Charlotte Clarke
Paperback ISBN: 9780702022784
Imprint: Bailièrre Tindall
Published Date: 13th January 1999
Page Count: 380

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This book provides a comprehensive research-based source of material, which focuses on the important issue of dementia and family care. It critically examines how dementia is defined, diagnosed and "treated" and provides a new environmentally focused approach to this challenging and growing issue for nurses and other care givers.

Table of Contents

Introduction: a Partnership Approach to Dementia Care / Dementia Care Partnerships: Knowledge, Ownership and Exchange / Developing Partnership in Dementia Care: a Discursive Model of Practice / Western Medicine and Dementia: a Deconstruction / Ethical Dilemmas in Dementia Care / Towards a Partnership in Maintaining Personhood / Communication in Dementia Care: a Partnership Approach / This Is Your Life: Research Paradigms in Dementia Care / Keeping a Distance: the Reactions of Older People in Care Homes to Confused Fellow Residents / the Family Caring Experiences of Married Women in Dementia Care / the Long Goodbye: the Experience of Loss in Husbands Who Care for a Wife with Dementia / the Early Experience of Alzheimer's Disease: Implications for Partnership and Practice / Young-Onset Dementia / Professional Practice with People with Dementia and Their Family Carers: Help or Hindrance? / Developing Partnership in the Work of Community Psychiatric Nurses with Older People with Dementia / Attitudes Towards Dementia Care: Education and Morale in Health-Care Teams / Partnership in Dementia Care: Taking It Forward.


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About the Author

Trevor Adams

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, European Institute of Health and Medical Science, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

Charlotte Clarke

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Fellow, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK