Evidence-informed Approaches for Managing Dementia Transitions
  • Release Date : 02 February 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 280 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128175675
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Download or read book entitled Evidence-informed Approaches for Managing Dementia Transitions by author: Linda Garcia which was release on 02 February 2020 and published by Academic Press with total page 280 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Evidence-Informed Approaches for Managing Dementia Transitions provides evidence-informed approaches and future directions for supporting a higher quality of life for people living with dementia. Through a person-centered lens, this book equips care providers to better help people living with dementia align their expectations and hopes with the trajectories they can expect in their journey. It highlights the various transitions that those with dementia will experience and describes best practices for optimal adjustment to each. Topics covered include problem identification, driving cessation, loss of financial autonomy, acute hospital admission, moving to assisted living residences and long term care homes, and palliative and end of life care. This is a must have reference for researchers, clinicians, and mental health professionals (psychologists, counsellors, social workers, mental health nurses) as well as policy makers and other health and social care providers working with individuals with dementia. Emphasizes empowerment and quality of life for all those living with dementia Explores strategies for managing the ups and downs of the dementia journey from diagnosis to end of life Recommendations are couched in evidence and extensive experience of the authors