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Excellent dementia care in hospitals: a guide to supporting people with dementia and their carers

Excellent dementia care in hospitals: a guide to supporting people with dementia and their carers

James, Jo (Lead nurse), author; Pettit, Josh, author; Cotton, Bethany, author; Gilby, Lucy, author; Gerard, Nicci, contributor; Knight, Jules, author; Dunne, Tommy, writer of foreword; Freyne, Rita, author; Jones, Julia, contributor

Hospital workers are increasingly expected to have the knowledge and skills to care for people with dementia. This best-practice guide presents key information and strategies for working with people with dementia in hospitals to manage common issues. With a focus on person-centred care, this is an essential resource for healthcare staff

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Published London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Jo James, Beth Cotton, Jules Knight, Rita Freyne, Josh Pettit and Lucy Gilby with contributions by Nicci Gerrard and Julia Jones ; foreword by Tommy Dunne
ISBN: 178450372X, 9781784503727, 9781785921087
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Print version record.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (194 pages)
Series: University of Bradford Dementia Good Practice Guides
Subject: HEALTH & FITNESS Diseases General.; MEDICAL Evidence-Based Medicine.; Geriatric Nursing methods.; Patient-Centered Care methods.; MEDICAL Clinical Medicine.; Dementia complications.; Nurse-Patient Relations.; Dementia nursing.; MEDICAL Internal Medicine.; Caregivers.; MEDICAL Diseases.; Dementia Nursing.; Inpatients psychology.
Series Title: Bradford Dementia Group good practice guides.
Local note: eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Nursing Collection


  1. Foreword
  2. Introduction
  3. 1. The Role and Importance of Carers in Hospital
  4. 2. Principles Underpinning Good Care
  5. 3. Sylvia: The Importance of Community Support and Discharge
  6. 4. Sarah: Making Decisions
  7. 5. Patrick: Communication
  8. 6. John: Physical Health Needs
  9. 7. Jaheem: Delirium
  10. 8. Bridget: Pain
  11. 9
  12. Myrtle: Eating and Drinking
  13. 10. Geoffrey: Getting Someone to Move (Enabling, Goal Setting and Engaging)
  14. 11. Kenny: Different Behaviour
  15. 12. Frank: Environment
  16. 13. Miriam: Boredom in Hospital
  17. 14. Nicky and Denise: Approaching the End of Life
  18. 15. Stan: Touch
  19. List of Tables and Figures
  20. Bibliography
  21. Useful Websites
  22. Subject Index
  23. Author Index.