Dementia and Social Work Practice: Research and by Carole B., PhD Cox

By Carole B., PhD Cox

"Practical assurance of riding, day care, help teams, and respite is especially welcome. it is a reliable ebook to have to be had, not only for social paintings college and scholars, but in addition for these within the well-being sciences, psychology, and sociology. it will likely be an invaluable source for pros dealing with the expanding difficulties for kinfolk and group that an getting older inhabitants and the epidemic of Alzheimer's illness convey with them....Recommended. Lower-level undergraduate via professionals/practitioners."--Choice

Beyond the quick and devastating results dementia may have on participants and their caliber of lifestyles are the traces which are put on the households, caregivers, and groups that help them. Social employees are in a distinct place to handle a lot of these concerns even as that they supply deal with people with dementia.

To facilitate the doorway of social staff into this region of care, Carol B. Cox has edited a quantity of specialist articles at the organic, mental, and social elements of dementia. . Readers will examine the most recent review tools, in addition to how you can distinguish among Alzheimer's and non-Alzheimer's dementias. Intervention concepts for each degree of dementia are offered. the results of tradition and variety at the therapy of individuals with dementia are tested, together with examples of winning courses from a number of nations. the advantages and disadvantages of grownup day prone, neighborhood care, and home care are mentioned. eventually, a dialogue of the felony, monetary, and mental stresses confronted by way of caregivers of these with dementia rounds out this a lot wanted text.

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