Better Living With Dementia
  • Release Date : 04 June 2018
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Categories : Psychology
  • Pages : 338 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128119297
  • ISBN 10 : 0128119292
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Synopsis : Better Living With Dementia written by Laura N. Gitlin, published by Academic Press which was released on 04 June 2018. Download Better Living With Dementia Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Better Living With Dementia: Implications for Individuals, Families, Communities, and Societies highlights evidence-based best practices for improving the lives of patients with dementia. It presents the local and global challenges of these patients, also coupling foundational knowledge with specific strategies to overcome these challenges. The book examines the trajectory of the disease, offers stage-appropriate practices and strategies to improve quality of life, provides theoretical and practical frameworks that inform on ways to support and care for individuals living with dementia, includes evidence-based recommendations for research, and details global examples of care approaches that work. Weaves research evidence and theories with practical know-how. Identifies support strategies for home, community, and health care settings. Provides stage-appropriate strategies relative to dementia severity. Summarizes dementia pathology, diagnosis, and progression. Considers the changing needs of both the individual with dementia and family and formal caregivers. Offers evidence-informed recommendations for research, practice, policy, and how to make things better at home, in the community, in healthcare and service settings, and through national policies. Provides local and global exemplars of what works. Provides case vignettes to illustrate key points with real examples. Contains brief conversations with national and international experts.