Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia

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Oktober 2004



This book offers new insights into the application of a well-established approach to people who have traditionally been thought not to benefit from them. It demonstrates that rehabilitation has positive outcomes for people with dementia's quality of life and self-esteem, especially if rehabilitation is seen as a positive philosophy of practice.


Foreword. Part One: Perspectives on the Field as a Whole. 1. Perspectives on rehabilitation and dementia. Mary Marshall. 2. Why do people with dementia become disabled? David Jolley, Dementia Plus, Wolverhampton City Primary Care Trust and University of Wolverhampton. 3. The historical context of rehabilitation and its application to dementia care. Suzanne Cahill, Dementia Services Information and Development Centre, Dublin and Trinity College, Dublin. 4. Intermediate care: The new pathway to rehabilitation or widening the chasm? Kate Read, Executive Director, Dementia Plus. 5. Rehabilitation for people with dementia: pointers for practice from the evidence base. Gail Mountain, School of Health and Social Care, Sheffield Hallam University. Part Two: Perspectives of People with Dementia and their Carers. 6. Rehabilitation: a carer's perspective. Susan Fleming, Joint Dementia Initiative, Falkirk. 7. Tedious no more! Morris Friedell, formerly University of California, Santa Barbara. 8. Some views of people with dementia. The PROP Group. 9. Our views on rehabilitation. Tom and Sheila Davis. Part Three: Specific Professional Perspectives. 10. The role of physiotherapy in dementia rehabilitation. Larissa Kempenaar, School of Health and Social Care, Glasgow Caledonian University. 11. Dementia in primary care: think rehab. Ian Greaves, GP and Wolverhampton University.12. Rehabilitation after acute physical illness. Peter Murdoch, Falkirk Royal Infirmary and Dementia Services Development Trust, Community Mental Health Team for Older People, Dundee. 13. The role of occupational therapy. Christine Davidson, Tayside Primary Care NHS Trust and Rona Bissell, Community Mental Health Team for Older People, Dundee. 14. Speech and language therapy. Joy Harris, Mental Health Team East and Midlothian. 15. Speech and language therapy work in the Sonas groups. Claire Black, speech and language therapist. 16. Dementia and rehabilitation: a CPN perspective. Ken Barlow, Community Mental Health Team, Dumfries and Galloway. 17. The contribution of social work to the rehabilitation of older people with dementia: values in practice. Maria Parsons, City of Westminster Council. Part Four: Specific Settings. 18. An Australian Model of Community Dementia Care. Barry Wiggins and Jenny Fahy, Hammond Care Group. 19. The Central Aberdeenshire Experience. Carolyn Marshall, Central Aberdeenshire Community Dementia Team, with case profiles by Allison Black, care manager, Grampian Primary Health Care. 20. Rehabilitation in acute medical settings: a nursing perspective. Sarah Rhynas, School of Nursing Studies, University of Edinburgh. 21. The role of specialist care homes. Susan Nixon, Falkirk Council Nursing and Social Work Services. Part Five: Specific Interventions. 22. Fit for life or fit for nothing: the contribution of Life Story Work. Faith Gibson, University of Ulster. 23. Cognitive rehabilitation for people with dementia. Linda Clare, University College, London, and Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care NHS Trust. 24. Rehabilitation: environmental aids and adaptations. Mary Marshall. 25. The role of medication in the rehabilitation of people with dementia. Cesar Rodriguez, consultant old age psychiatrist, Angus. 26. One size does not fit all: person-centred approaches to the use of assistive technology. Stephen Wey, Intensive Home Treatment and Rehabilitation Team. Part Six: Specific Difficulties. 27. Pain and dementia. Jose Closs, School of Healthcare Studies, University of Leeds. 28. Urinary continence rehabilitation in the person with dementia. Helen Leslie, Carrick Care Homes. 29. Dementia and visual impairment: good practice in rehabilitation work. Jim Crooks, Specialist Rehab Services for Blind and Partially Sighted People. Conclusion. 30. Learning about rehabilitation and dementia from many perspectives. Mary Marshall. Contributors. Subject Index. Author index.


Mary Marshall is the director of the Dementia Services Development Centre at the University of Stirling.


'The book explores the positive outcomes for people with dementia in terms of quality of life and self-esteem, especially if rehabilitation is seen as a positive philosophy of practice as well as a set of skills and approaches. It includes many different perspectives from a diverse group of professionals, carers and practitioners, and people with dementia themselves.' - Working with Older People
EAN: 9781843102861
ISBN: 1843102862
Untertitel: 49:B&W 6. 14 x 9. 21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2004
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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