Healing Arts Therapies and Person-Centred Dementia Care
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Healing Arts Therapies and Person-Centred Dementia Care by Anthea Innes
Book DescriptionOffering practical advice for arts therapists and health care professionals, this book emphasizes the importance of putting the individual before the illness to provide holistic, person-centred support for people with dementia. The contributors are all practising healing arts therapists who show how music, dance and the visual arts can be used in partnership with person-centred care to promote improved memory, reduced anxiety, increased self-esteem, better communication and successful group interaction. They use case studies to demonstrate the ways in which therapists can encourage engagement of those with dementia with sound, touch, movement and visual forms, making this a positive and practical book for all those working to provide person-centred dementia
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781843100386
(216mm x 138mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Anthea Innes
Key Issues in Evolving Dementia Care, Paperback (March 2012)
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Dementia Studies, Paperback (March 2009)
Lively and critical study of the main approaches to Dementia Studies, examining current principles and ideologies as well as presenting alternative ideas for future care and understanding.
Evaluation in Dementia Care, Paperback (September 2006)
The contributors discuss the evaluation of care at different levels and in various settings, particularly long stay care, covering evaluation methods, ethics, use of technology and the user's role in the evaluation process itself. Their contributions are a useful basis for the discussion of future challenges in evaluation of dementia care.
Dementia and Social Inclusion, Paperback (August 2004)» View all books by Anthea Innes
Examining important issues in dementia research and care that are often neglected, the contributors to this book provide fresh perspectives on current practice. The authors put dementia care into a socio-cultural framework, highlighting the impact of social change on dementia care over the last two decades and challenging current stereotypes.
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Author Biography - Anthea Innes
Anthea Innes has recently began work as a research fellow at the Centre for Social Research on Dementia, University of Stirling. Prior to this she was a lecturer with Bradford Dementia Group and continues to be involved in ethnicity and dementia research with BDG. Karen Hatfield is the director of Healing Arts Therapies at University Hospitals Health System - Heather Hill Hospital and Health Partnership. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in music therapy from Temple University.
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