By Danny Walsh

ISBN-10: 1843103184

ISBN-13: 9781843103189

ISBN-10: 1846425352

ISBN-13: 9781846425356

This obtainable, interactive source publication encourages front-line employees operating with dementia victims in nursing and home settings to envision their operating perform and regulate it to the place applicable to fulfill most sensible perform guidance. filled with photocopiable education workouts, dialogue issues and inquiries to suggested care staff to mirror on their kind of paintings, this sensible education guide additionally presents a framework for care paintings in keeping with statutory specifications and nationwide education criteria. it may be used as a self-training advisor by way of carers, who can paintings via it at their very own velocity or lower than the supervision of a colleague, or via running shoes working based classes on reliable perform in dementia care. it's also compatible as a brief reference in day-by-day perform. This accomplished source will offer precious counsel for all employees operating face-to-face with individuals with dementia, no matter if in nursing, day-care or residential settings.

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This is a simple truth but often it can be hard to see the wood for the trees. Sometimes we do things out of routine and without really thinking about what we are doing or why. Often we do things we feel are good but when we analyse them we can see how they might be done differently. So it is important to sit back sometimes and take a good look at what we are doing. Good individualised care can combat some of the effects of dementia. Sometimes we pre-judge and make assumptions about a person because of the label ‘dementia’.

2 Promote effective communication and relationships. 3 Promote effective communication where there are communication differences. 3 Establish, sustain and disengage from relationships with clients. Further reading and references Norberg, A. ’ In M. Clinton and S. Nelson (eds) Advanced Practice in Mental Health Nursing. Oxford: Blackwell Science. 41 Chapter 6 Individualised Care and Client History Key messages • Each person with dementia is unique. • Dementia affects us all differently. • Care should be individualised.

This is a common stereotype. Older people have to adapt to many changes and many younger people are set in their ways. 5. False. There is as much variation amongst the older generation as there is in other generations. 6. False. Most are actively engaged or have good social networks. 7. False. Even with the decline of the extended family and greater social mobility most older adults are still visited by relatives who live close by. 8. False. 4 per cent. 9. False. There are high suicide rates among older adults but the overwhelming majority enjoy their lives.

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