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The innovative Newcastle Challenging Behaviour Model for dementia care has recently been updated, leading to new advances in the field. This revised second edition guide to assessment and treatment of behaviours that challenge associated with dementia includes these latest developments along with new sections on what have traditionally been considered controversial topics.
The new chapters cover issues including:
- End of life care
- Use of therapeutic dolls
- Lies and deception
- Physical restraint during personal care
- Racism towards care staff
With a particular emphasis on non-pharmacological approaches, this book details the range of behaviours common in individuals with dementia, along with the most effective assessment and treatment techniques for health care professionals.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781785922640
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Ian Andrew James is Challenging Behaviour Trust Lead for Older People and Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Trust. Ian is also an Honorary Professor at Bradford University. Dr Louisa Jackman worked in Older People's Psychological Services for 13 years until recently moving to work in neuropsychology. She now works with people with Acquired Brain Injury in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust.
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