Can I tell you about Dementia?: A guide for family, friends and carersby Jude Welton Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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- Pbk 48 pages
- AU$22.99 NZ$24.34
With illustrations throughout, this useful book will be an ideal introduction to dementia for anyone from child to adult. It will also guide family, friends and carers in understanding and explaining the condition and could serve as an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.
1. Introducing Jack, who has dementia. 2. Losing my memory. 3. How memory loss affects my behaviour (the theory). 4. Things I might do. 5. How memory loss affects my ability to communicate (the theory). 6. Things I might say. 7. How memory loss affects my feelings and mood (the theory). 8. How I might display mood changes. 9. How memory loss affects my life skills. 10. How my behaviour might become difficult to cope with. 11. HOW TO HELP: From supervision to full-time caring. 12. HOW TO HELP: Communicating. 13. HOW TO HELP: Smile please! 14. HOW TO HELP: Practical ideas. 15. HOW TO HELP: Looking after yourself. 16. Different Types of Dementia. 17. Recommended reading, websites and organisations