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Author Schweitzer, Pam.

Title Remembering yesterday, caring today : reminiscence in dementia care : a guide to good practice / Pam Schweitzer and Errollyn Bruce ; foreword by Faith Gibson
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Series Bradford Dementia Group good practice guides
Bradford Dementia Group good practice guides.
Contents FRONT COVER; Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today; Reminiscence in Dementia Care A Guide to Good Practice; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 Dementia and Reminiscence: Current Thinking; Chapter 2 Reminiscence in Dementia Care; Chapter 3 Reminiscence Skills and Methods; Chapter 4 Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today: A Programme and an Approach; Chapter 5 Organising a Reminiscence Project; Chapter 6 Training for the Project Team and Family Carers; Chapter 7 Reminiscence Sessions Retracing the Life Course; Final Commentsand Future Hopes; Appendix: Useful Documents; References
Summary Reminiscence is a vital way to stimulate communication and promote confidence and self-worth in people with dementia. This practical guide is designed to give those who care for people with dementia a clear sense of how reminiscence can be used to greatly improve their quality of life. The book explores how reminiscence can contribute to person-centred dementia care and contains detailed descriptions of activities that can be used in a group setting, for one-to-one reminiscence at home or in a variety of care settings. Based on ideas developed and tested internationally over a period of ten ye
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dementia -- Patients -- Care -- Psychological aspects.
Reminiscing in old age -- Therapeutic use.
Caregivers -- psychology.
Dementia -- rehabilitation.
Health Services for the Aged.
Mental Recall.
Psychotherapy -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Bruce, Errollyn.
Bradford Dementia Group.
ISBN 1281782335
1846428041 (electronic bk.)
9781846428043 (electronic bk.)