Description - Community Mental Health Nursing and Dementia Care by John Keady
"it should be compulsory reading for any nurse working with people who have dementia and should be a core text on courses used to train this profession." Dementia "I'd recommend this book to any health professional working in dementia care. Its commitment to breaking down inter-disciplinary barriers makes it universally applicable." Mental Health Today A rounded account of Community Mental Health Nurses' practice in dementia care has been long overdue. This is the first book to focus on the role of Community Mental Health Nurses in their highly valued work with both people with dementia and their families. This book: Explores the complexity and diversity of Community Mental Health Nurse work Captures perspectives from along the trajectory of dementia Identifies assessment and intervention approaches Discusses an emerging evidence base for implications in practice Contributions to this collection of essays and articles are drawn from Community Mental Health Nurse practitioners and researchers at the forefront of their fields. It is key reading for practitioners, researchers, students, managers and policy makers in the field of community mental health nursing and/or dementia care.
Contributors: Trevor Adams, Peter Ashton, Gill Boardman, Angela Carradice, Chris Clark, Charlotte L. Clarke, Jan Dewing, Sue Hahn, Mark Holman, John Keady, Kath Lowery, Jill Manthorpe, Cathy Mawhinney, Anne Mason, Paul McCloskey, Anne McKinley, Linda Miller, Gordon Mitchell, Elinor Moore, Michelle Murray, Mike Nolan, Peter Nolan, Tracy Packer, Sean Page, Marilla Pugh, Helen Pusey, Assumpta Ryan, Alison Soliman, Vicki Traynor, Dot Weaks, Heather Wilkinson.
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Author Biography - John Keady
Dr. John Keady worked for a number of years as a Community Mental Health Nurse in a community dementia team in North West Wales before moving into teaching and research at the University of Wales, Bangor in July 1993. John has maintained an active interest in dementia care and is founding and co-editor of Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice. Charlotte Clarke is Professor of Nursing Practice Development at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle. Her interest in dementia care spans 15 years and combines with more recent work in service and practice development. Charlotte co-edited the text Dementia Care: Developing Partnerships in Practice with Dr. Trevor Adams. Dr. Trevor Adams has worked within dementia care for over twenty years. Initially, he worked with people with dementia in hospital settings and then as a Community Mental Health Nurse. Trevor has contributed to research and the development of practice within community mental health nursing and is particularly interested in commmunication in community mental health nursing.