1st Edition

Dementia Care




ISBN 9780273773719
Published February 25, 2013 by Routledge
64 Pages

USD $11.95

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Book Description

Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information on caring for patients with dementia at your fingertips. 

All you need to know on:

  • Person-centered dementia care
  • Communication and managing behaviour
  • Pain assessment
  • Nutrition and medication
  • Advanced care plans
  • And much more . . .

Table of Contents

1. Dementia Overview  2. Communicating Well in Dementia Care  3. Diagnosis of Dementia  4. Pharmacological Treatment for Dementia  5. Families as Partners in Care  6. Capacity  7. Pain Assessment and Management  8. Nutrition and Hydration  9. Dementia-Friendly Environments  10. Acute Confusional States (Delirium) and Dementia  11. End of Life Care  12. Safeguarding from Abuse and Neglect

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