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Title:
Alzheimer's disease : activity-focused care
Author:
Hellen, Carly R.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xix, 436 pages : forms ; 26 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780750699082
Format :
Book

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Central Library RC523 .H45 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

The updated edition of this unique guide provides practical and innovative strategies for care of people with Alzheimer's disease. Written from the viewpoint that activity-focused care promotes the resident's cognitive, physical, psychosocial, and spiritual wellbeing, the text is very readable and highly recommended for caregivers and families of people with Alzheimer's disease.


Table of Contents

Activity-Focused Alzheimer's Care
Maintaining Personhood: Psychosocial Aspects of Support
Life Story Book: Life Preserver for Life Affirmation
Communication: Understanding and Being Understood
Daily Living Care Activities
Eating and Mealtimes: An Activity of Consequence
Physical Wellness: Mobility and Exercise
Behaviors: Understanding, Creative Interventions, and Refocusing
Meaningful Activities: Daily Life Stuff
Expressions of Intimacy: Giving and Receiving Affection
Spirituality: Compassionate Connectedness and Well-Being
Terminal Care: Final Storm Weathered
Family Caregivers: Needs, Partnership, and Support
Ability-Centered Plan-of-Care Glossary of Terms for Residents with Dementia

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