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Title Perspectives on rehabilitation and dementia / edited by Mary Marshall
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005


Description 1 online resource (254 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover -- Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia -- Contents -- Preface -- Part One: Perspectives on the Field as a Whole -- 1 Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia -- 2 Why Do People with Dementia Become Disabled? -- 3 The Historical Context of Rehabilitation and its Application to Dementia Care -- 4 Intermediate Care: The New Pathway to Rehabilitation or Widening the Chasm? -- 5 Rehabilitation for People with Dementia: Pointers for Practice from the Evidence Base -- Part Two: Perspectives of People with Dementia and their Carers -- 6 Rehabilitation: A Carer's Perspective -- 7 Tedious No More! -- 8 Some Views of People with Dementia: The PROP Group -- 9 Our Views on Rehabilitation -- Part Three: Specific Professional Perspectives -- 10 The Role of Physiotherapy in Dementia Rehabilitation -- 11 Dementia in Primary Care: Think Rehab -- 12 Rehabilitation after Acute Physical Illness -- 13 The Role of Occupational Therapy -- 14 Speech and Language Therapy -- 15 Speech and Language Therapy Work in Sonas Groups -- 16 Dementia and Rehabilitation: A CPN Perspective -- 17 The Contribution of Social Work to the Rehabilitation of Older People with Dementia: Values in Practice -- Part Four: Specific Settings -- 18 An Australian Model of Community Dementia Care -- 19 The Central Aberdeenshire Experience -- 20 Rehabilitation in Acute Medical Settings: A Nursing Perspective -- 21 The Role of Specialist Care Homes -- Part Five: Specific Interventions -- 22 Fit for Life: The Contribution of Life Story Work -- 23 Cognitive Rehabilitation for People with Dementia -- 24 Rehabilitation: Environmental Aids and Adaptations -- 25 The Role of Medication in the Rehabilitation of People with Dementia -- 26 One Size Does Not Fit All: Person-centred Approaches to the Use of Assistive Technology -- Part Six: Specific Difficulties -- 27 Pain and Dementia -- 28 Urinary Continence Rehabilitation in the Person with Dementia -- 29 Dementia and Visual Impairment: Good Practice in Rehabilitation Work -- Part Seven: Conclusion -- 30 Learning about Rehabilitation and Dementia from Many Perspectives -- Contributors -- Subject Index
Summary Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia offers new insights into the application of a well established approach and set of skills to a group of people who have traditionally been thought not to benefit from them. Indeed people with dementia have missed out on physical and psychological rehabilitation very substantially. This book demonstrates that rehabilitation has positive outcomes for people with dementia in terms of quality of life and self-esteem, especially if rehabilitation is seen as a positive philosophy of practice as well as a set of skills and approaches. The perspectives in th
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Dementia -- Patients -- Rehabilitation
Alzheimer Disease -- rehabilitation
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Alzheimer's & Dementia.
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Form Electronic book
Author Marshall, Mary
LC no. 2004010447
ISBN 1423710088