Validation Techniques for Dementia Care by Vicki de Klerk-Rubin
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Validation Techniques for Dementia Care
By Vicki de Klerk-Rubin

Validation Techniques for Dementia Care

The Family Guide to Improving Communication 1st New edition

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Validation Techniques for Dementia Care by Vicki de Klerk-Rubin

Book Description

Written especially for family members and friends caring for people with dementia, this practical guidebook offers a solution to commonly faced communication and relationship difficulties. The Validation approach's caring, empathetic techniques have been used and valued by professionals and families around the world to support meaningful communication and interaction with people with memory impairments.Adapted from the best-selling book for professionals, "The Validation Breakthrough", this hands-on resource gives family caregivers all the information and guidance they need to successfully implement proven Validation techniques and enjoy resulting benefits like: reduced challenging behavior; improved communication; lower levels of stress and anxiety in both caregivers and older adults; and more satisfying relationships.In addition to background information about dementia and the principles behind Validation, the book includes detailed, illustrated explanations of specific verbal and nonverbal communication techniques. Realistic case studies demonstrate the approach in action in many different relationships, including husband/wife, parent/child, and grandparent/grandchild.Caregivers who adopt Validation will learn how to break through the silence and pain of withdrawal and interact with their loved one with greater respect and compassion. Start re-establishing connections and improving relationships today with "Validation Techniques for Dementia Care".

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781932529371
ISBN-10: 1932529373
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 141mm x 10mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Health Professions Press,U.S.
Publisher: Health Professions Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Vicki de Klerk-Rubin

Vicki de Klerk-Rubin, R.N., M.B.A., is the European manager of the Validation Training Institute and a certified Validation Master. She is the co-author of the 1992 revision of Validation: The Feil Method and the 2nd edition of The Validation Breakthrough: Simple Techniques for Communicating with People with "Alzheimer's-Type Dementia." Ms. de Klerk-Rubin holds a bachelor of fine arts from Boston University and a master's of business administration from Fordham University, and is a Dutch-trained registered nurse. Since 1989, she has given Validation workshops, lectures, and training programs in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United States of America. She also has worked in numerous nursing facilities in Amsterdam, leading Validation groups and training staff.Ms. de Klerk-Rubin, a native New Yorker, is married to a Dutch diplomat and has 2 daughters who were born in Vienna, Austria. Together they have spent the last 20 years living in Amsterdam, Vienna, Bonn, and The Hague.

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