Social Work and Alzheimer's Disease

By Rose Dobrof

© 1986 – Routledge

136 pages

Purchasing Options:
Hardback: 9780866564021
pub: 1986-01-01
US Dollars$105.00
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About the Book

This timely volume describes for all social work professionals and other gerontological professionals new and innovative social work roles with Alzheimer’s Disease clients and their families in both hospital and non-hospital settings.

Table of Contents

Contents Special Nursing Home Units for Residents With Primary Degenerative Dementia: Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Social Work Groups With Institutionalized Alzheimer’s Disease Victims
  • A Comprehensive Approach to Working With Families of Alzheimer’s Patients
  • Alzheimers Educational/Support Group: Considerations for Success--Awareness of Family Tasks, Pre-Planning, and Active Professional Facilitation
  • Assisting Families in Coping With Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Related Dementias With the Establishment of a Mutual Support Group
  • Adult Day Care: An Integrated Model
  • The Milieu Standard for Care of Dementia in a Nursing Home
  • Adjusting to a Residential Facility for Older Persons: A Child’s Perspective
  • Family Respite for the Elderly Alzheimer’s Patient
  • WORLD OF PRACTICE
  • A Model for Family Meetings in the Long Term Care of Alzheimer’s Disease

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
SOC013000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gerontology
SOC025000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Work