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  • Aging and Mental Health, 3rd Edition

    Aging and Mental Health, 3rd Edition

    by Daniel Segal, Sara Qualls, Mic

    Fully updated and revised, this new edition of a highly successful text provides students, clinicians, and academics with a thorough introduction to aging and mental health. The third edition of Aging and Mental Health is filled with new updates and features, including the impact of the DSM-5 on diagnosis and treatment of older adults. Like its predecessors, it uses case examples to introduce readers to the field of aging and mental health. It also provides both a synopsis of basic gerontology needed for clinical work with older adults and...

  • Living with Alzheimer's and Other Dementias

    Living with Alzheimer's and Other Dementias

    by Dr Kylie Ladd, E Rand

    *Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $25.00* *Reduced by 25% - now $18.95*   Dementia is becoming a major problem for western society including Australia.  Approximately 165,000 Australians have been diagnosed with dementia and around 20,000 new cases diagnosed annually and as the population ages that number will increase significantly. Living with Alzheimer's and Other Dementias covers the needs relating to ‘After the Diagnosis’: Making the Diagnosis – Information and Support – Medications – Accommodation Driving – Everyday Care – Finances – Medication and Health...

  • Sharpen Your Senses Cards

    Sharpen Your Senses Cards

    by Kristin Einberger

    Using all the senses each day in a variety of ways is good for the body and good for the mind! Sharpen Your Senses Cards are an excellent tool for individuals or groups to use to engage the brain through the five senses: sight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell. Developed by author and memory-loss specialist Kristin Einberger, each of the 120 activity cards features a sensory question that will stimulate participants' imaginations, memories, critical thinking, and social and communication skills. Activity staff in community programs, adult day centers, assisted...

  • Social Work with Adults

    Social Work with Adults

    by Georgina Koubel

    Publish Date: June 2013 Social Work with Adults is a definitive and accessible textbook on adult services for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Adult social work is a complex and demanding area of practice that is constantly evolving. Practitioners in the field need to develop a depth of understanding, critical analysis, reflection and creativity as well as a capacity for dealing with change and the challenges that arise as a consequence. This invaluable book explores developments in working with adults from the days of the Poor Laws to current policies on...

  • Sunshine on My Face: A Read-Aloud Book for Memory-Challenged Adults

    Sunshine on My Face: A Read-Aloud Book for Memory-Challenged Adults

    by Lydia Burdick

    *No refund on this item - Was $42.95* *Reduced by 25% - Now $32.20* The First Picture Storybook for Memory-Challenged Adults to Read Out Loud with Their Family and Friends! This simple book for aging adults with dementia is the first of its kind. It addresses two of the major challenges that caregivers face: communicating with the person with Alzheimer's and finding meaningful ways to fill the time. The author has termed it "A Two-Lap Book" because it's designed to be read aloud by two people sitting close together;...

  • Supporting Positive Behaviour: A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    Supporting Positive Behaviour: A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    by Suzan Collins

    Communication problems, frustration and boredom can manifest themselves in physical outbursts, and working in a residential or domiciliary setting can involve responding to challenging behaviour towards staff, other residents and sometimes self-harm. Managing Challenging Behaviour examines the underlying reasons for the behaviour, ways to spot challenges before they occur and strategies to minimize or prevent incidents. This interactive workbook will help staff to understand appropriate interventions, how to monitor and record challenging behaviour and implement strategies that will reduce the behaviours over time. The book is appropriate for all staff supporting people...

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