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This practical book enables those already practicing or joining social work to consider the various ways that people can be supported to live well with dementia. Areas focused on include how the personalisation agenda is changing services through self-directed support, re-enablement and telecare, how risk can be managed while choice and independence are maintained, and how safeguarding of people with dementia can be positively practiced. The authors present information on essential new developments in the field of dementia care including changes in legislation and Government policy as well as providing examples of positive practice from around the country.
An Introduction to Dementia and Person-Centred Care
Legislation, Guidance and Dementia
Safeguarding and Dementia
Personalisation and Dementia
Promoting Independence for People with Dementia
The Future of Dementia Care
A thought provoking read. Good introduction to younger students who may be thinking about entering the care profession. deconstructs concepts and suggests activities to review learning.
As well as the usual visual appeal and clarity of this series, this volume has a pleasing structure which makes it attractive. Key issues of law, safeguarding, personalisation and e-health&care are clearly outlined with extensive use of activities and other helpful illustrative material. Cost-effectiveness receives some mention within a broader framework of person-centredness. Well-written; well-referenced; a useful volume.
if you want a book thats easy to read, that you can dip in and out of without feeling overwhelmed by legislation, this is the book for you.
David and Kirsty use case studies and activities to explore and clarify the complexities of the social care of people with dementia in such a clear straight forward way that the reader feels equipped to support people with dementia and their families in an area often misunderstood
Mrs Jeni Bell
medicine for older people, Southampton General Hospital