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Description - Care-Giving in Dementia by Gemma M. M. Jones

Caring for those suffering from dementia is a new speciality with its own rapidly growing body of knowledge. This second volume of contributions from practitioners and researchers around the world, is a handbook for all those involved in "hands on" caring, or in planning care, for persons with dementia. Volume 2 of "Care-Giving in Dementia" provides a source of information on thinking about individualized long-term care of both dementia sufferers and their families. Key themes in Volume 2 are: the subjective experience of dementia; the provision of care for family carers; differing cultural perspectives of dementia; the crucial importance of life-history; and information for understanding a person's reaction to their illness. There are also chapters on the search for an ethical framework and the best environment within which to provide care.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415138451
ISBN-10: 0415138450
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 159mm x mm)
Pages: 396
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gemma M. M. Jones

Bere M. L. Miesen, Psychogerontologist at Marienhaven Centre, Warmond, The Netherlands and Gemma M. M. Jones, Honorary Research Fellow at St Mary's Medical School Hospital, London.

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