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  • Published: 2 May 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448175574
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

Dementia Essentials

How to Guide a Loved One Through Alzheimer's or Dementia and Provide the Best Care




The practical guide to caring for someone with dementia, including Alzheimer's, now fully revised and updated

When a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia you might step into the new role of carer, helping your relative to remain safe, happy and as independent as possible.

In this fully updated and revised edition, Dementia Essentials offers a realistic and reassuring guide to help you and the person affected navigate the complexities of dementia and Alzheimer's, and face anything that these conditions might place your way.

Written by real carers with first-hand experience, this book is now updated with the latest research coupled with essential advice, personal insights and helpful strategies, including:

· Advice on medication and getting support from local health professionals
· Ideas for encouraging independence, confidence and activity while reducing anxiety, aggression and confusion
· Strategies for coping as a carer, helping you understand your emotions and feel more empowered
· Guidance on how to prepare for the future, including revised legal and financial advice and tips on choosing a care home

Positive and practical, Dementia Essentials will give you with everything you need to provide the best possible care for the person you are supporting.

  • Published: 2 May 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448175574
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

About the author

Jan Hall

Jan Hall inspires and contributes to government working groups and corporate initiatives on tackling dementia, and has been working closely with Alzheimer's Research UK (ARUK). Jan helped her father caring for her mother who suffered from dementia.

She is the Founding Partner of No 4, a leadership advisory business working with CEOs and Chairmen.

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