The book is written for therapists and carers of older people and people with dementia. It proposes a model of practice for those who are charged with a duty to provide a quality lifestyle to those who have dementia, that is, the very large number of professional and family carers who manage the care of our ageing poulation. No other such model exists and there is no other book of its kind on the market.
Proposes a realistic model of practice for dementia care which centres on the unique occupational potential of the person with dementia.
Offers positive strategies to improve wellbeing.
Current information on assessment tools.
Written by therapists with extensive experience in working with this client group.
By Tessa Perrin, PhD, MSc, DipCot, Independent Occupational Therapist; Hazel May, MA, DipCOT, SROT, University of Bradford, School of Health Studies, Bradford Dementia Group, West Yorkshire, UK and Elizabeth Milwain, MA, MSc, D.Phil, University Teacher, Bradford Dementia Group
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