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Art of Dementia Care

Art of Dementia Care - 08 edition

Art of Dementia Care - 08 edition

ISBN13: 9781401899516

ISBN10: 140189951X

Art of Dementia Care by Daniel Kuhn and Jane Verity - ISBN 9781401899516
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Published: 2008
International: No
Art of Dementia Care by Daniel Kuhn and Jane Verity - ISBN 9781401899516

ISBN13: 9781401899516

ISBN10: 140189951X

Edition: 08

Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Foreword
Introduction
Dr. Alzheimer and Auguste Deiter
The Artist of Dementia Care
Shifting Thoughts, Words, and Actions
How to Turn Around Challenging Behaviors
Taking Care of Family Caregivers
The Artist in Action
View from the Field
Selected References and Resources
Index

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