An invaluable resource for all activity coordinators to help deliver person-centred care for people living with dementia. 30 laminated activity recipe cards in a sturdy folder, broken down into five-minute, 30-minute and half-day activities. Created by professional care staff and Reminiscence Arts Practitioners and designed to save time, help learn new skills and enable staff at all levels to straightaway deliver meaningful activity sessions.
This book outlines a framework for art therapy with older adults rooted in a belief in the autonomy and self-efficacy of older adults, including those with dementia or other diseases of later life. Relative to assisted living and dementia-care environments, it details case studies and ideas for using art therapy and encourages increased interactions between older adults in care homes.
Advocating doll therapy as an intervention for people with dementia, this book combines theory and evidence to show its many benefits and present guidelines for best-practice. This book debunks the myths surrounding doll therapy, highlighting its proven positive impact on the well-being of people with dementia. Providing clear guidelines on how best to utilise doll therapy, this comprehensive book is an important resource for any professional looking to implement this intervention.
Every person living with dementia is entitled to the highest standards of wellbeing and health and social care services. This in-depth, evidence-based book identifies how outstanding quality integrated care might be achieved, whether in residential or home-based settings. Experienced dementia researcher Dr Shibley Rahman highlights the key contemporary underpinnings of integrated care that are required for wellbeing for living with dementia, including technology, staff performance, leadership, and intelligent regulation of services.