Higher Education

The Art of Dementia Care, 1st Edition

  • Daniel Kuhn
  • Jane Verity
  • ISBN-10: 140189951X  |  ISBN-13: 9781401899516
  • 96 Pages
  • © 2008 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $16.00
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About

Overview

The Art of Dementia Care is a practical guide intended for all who provide support, encouragement and care for people with dementia. Using a relationship model of care, you will learn how you can make a positive difference in the lives of those with dementia. Discussion and examples will challenge you to reflect on your attitude and behavior towards people with dementia and teach you to provide thoughtful care to each person in your care. The authors draw upon examples from common clinical situations to highlight how to practice the art of dementia care through the recognition of the limits of people with dementia and the promotion of their strengths and abilities. Ultimately, the quality of the care you provide can greatly affect the quality of life the person with dementia will experience. The Art of Dementia Care will set you on the path to thoughtful and meaningful care.

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Features and Benefits

  • Written by experienced dementia care advocates who have applied the concepts in every day practice.
  • Applies new ideas through real-life examples.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements and the Authors
Foreword
Introduction
Chapter One: Dr. Alzheimer and Auguste
Chapter Two: The Artist of Dementia Care
Chapter Three: Shifting Thoughts, Words & Actions
Chapter Four: How to Turn Around Challenging Behavior
Chapter Five: The Artist in Action
Further Reading

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1401899536 | ISBN-13: 9781401899530)

Contains quizzes and PowerPoint presentations

Dementia Care: InService Training Modules for Long-Term Care  (ISBN-10: 1401898580 | ISBN-13: 9781401898588)

Dementia Care Inservice Training Modules for Long-Term Care is a complete collection of research material for specialized dementia care training in the long-term care setting. Each of the eight modules is created to decrease preparation time for the presenter by including everything necessary for an effective presentation. The curriculum covers all aspects of specialized dementia care, including anatomy and physiology, basic principles of care, daily care, eating challenges, recreation and activities, common medical problems, and more. The easy to understand format and all-inclusive packet can be incorporated into any non-nursing forum such as support groups or informal caregivers and can be adapted for large or small audiences. Each module is concluded with summaries, scenarios and group activities to further the learning process. Dementia Care Inservice Training Modules for Long-Term Care will help prepare any member of the healthcare team for the daily ups and downs of dementia caregiving.

List Price = $133.95  | CengageBrain Price = $133.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $101.00

Student Supplements

Dementia Care: InService Training Modules for Long-Term Care  (ISBN-10: 1401898580 | ISBN-13: 9781401898588)

Dementia Care Inservice Training Modules for Long-Term Care is a complete collection of research material for specialized dementia care training in the long-term care setting. Each of the eight modules is created to decrease preparation time for the presenter by including everything necessary for an effective presentation. The curriculum covers all aspects of specialized dementia care, including anatomy and physiology, basic principles of care, daily care, eating challenges, recreation and activities, common medical problems, and more. The easy to understand format and all-inclusive packet can be incorporated into any non-nursing forum such as support groups or informal caregivers and can be adapted for large or small audiences. Each module is concluded with summaries, scenarios and group activities to further the learning process. Dementia Care Inservice Training Modules for Long-Term Care will help prepare any member of the healthcare team for the daily ups and downs of dementia caregiving.

List Price = $133.95  | CengageBrain Price = $133.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $101.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Daniel Kuhn

Daniel Kuhn is the Director of the Professional Training Institute for the Alzheimer's Association - Greater Illinois Chapter in Chicago, IL.

Jane Verity

Jane Verity, OTR, FT, CSP, Master Practitioner in NLP is the Director of Dementia Care Australia in Mooroolbark, Victoria, Australia.