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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

Contents

  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.