Description - Dementia Care by Trevor Adams
Dementia presents challenges to all those working in health and social care. It is a progressive disease that affects the person with dementia, their families and friends, and the wider community. Dementia affects each person in a unique way. The challenge to professionals is to respond to this uniqueness by providing support that is effective, meaningful and individualized, often in a context of service uncertainty and resource shortages. Dementia Care explores the key issues relevant to dementia care practice. Written by leading authorities on dementia, this new textbook is designed for both students and practitioners. It emphasizes the importance of evidence-based care and practice that are founded on understanding the lived experience of people with dementia and their supporters.
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(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
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Author Biography - Trevor Adams
Trevor Adams PhD MSc RMN RGN Cert Ed. CPN Cert. Lecturer in Mental Health, European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK Trevor Adams is a Lecturer in Mental Health at the European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey. Following mental health nurse and general nurse training, Trevor worked as a Community Psychiatric Nurse Specialising in Older People in Oldham, Greater Manchester. Following completing of the Certificate in Community Psychiatric Nursing at Manchester Polytechnic, Trevor went into nursing education. Trevor completed a MSc Nursing Studies (Brunel University) and has a PhD on Community Mental Health Nursing (University of Surrey). Trevor has written widely on Community Mental Health Nursing to People with Dementia and co-edited "Dementia Care: Developing Partnerships in Practice" (1999) with Dr Charlotte Clarke published by BailliAre Tindall. Jill Manthorpe MA Reader in Community Care, Department of Social Work and Community Health, University of Hull, Kingston upon Hull, UK Jill Manthorpe is Reader in Community Care at the University of Hull. She has worked in the voluntary sector for many years and is currently Chair of the Hull and East Riding Adult Protection Committee and Chair of the Hull Carers' Strategy Group. She is Vice-Chair of the Social Services Research Group.