Younger people with dementia : planning, practice and development /
edited by Sylvia Cox and John Keady ; foreword by Mary Marshall.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1999.
328 p. ; 23 cm.
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London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1999.
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Includes bibliographic references (p. 307-319) and indexes.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Sylvia Cox is Planning Consultant at the Dementia Service Development Centre, University of Stirling, Scotland. She is a qualified social worker and has previously worked as a practitioner and senior manager in community care. John Keady is a lecturer in nursing at the University of Wales, Bangor. He previously worked as a community psychiatric nurse in a dementia team.
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Doody's Reviews, April 1999
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Younger People With Dementia addresses good practice in care and stimulates an agenda for change. The contributors explore the implications for younger people with dementia and their families at personal, planning and service-development levels.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgementsp. 7
Forewordp. 9
Introductionp. 11
Setting the Scene
Assessment and Service Responses for Younger People with Dementia: A Medical Overviewp. 17
Epidemiological Issues and Younger People with Dementiap. 37
Needs Assessment: Individual and Strategic Care Planningp. 52
Opportunities and Threats - Multiagency Perspectives and Person-Centred Planningp. 69
Specific Considerations
HIV-related Brain Impairmentp. 91
Huntington's Diseasep. 107
Learning Disabilities and Dementiap. 121
Alcohol-Related Brain Impairmentp. 135
Developing an Individual Understanding
'Dark Head Amongst the Grey': Experiencing the Worlds of Younger Persons with Dementiap. 153
Negotiating Caregiving and Employmentp. 173
Young Carers: Individual Circumstances and Practice Consideration in Dementia Caregivingp. 196
Family Caregiving and Younger People with Dementia: Dynamics, Experiences and Service Expectationsp. 203
Designing for the Needs of Younger People with Dementiap. 223
Practice Developments
Younger People with Dementia: Psychosocial Interventionsp. 245
Support Groups for People with Early Stage Alzheimer's Diseasep. 261
Training and Younger People with Dementia: A Shared Learning Perspectivep. 282
Changing the Mind-Set: Developing an Agenda for Changep. 292
The Contributorsp. 305
Referencesp. 307
Subject Indexp. 320
Author Indexp. 326
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