Wellbeing in Dementia, An Occupational Approach for Therapists and Carers, 2nd Edition

Wellbeing in Dementia

2nd Edition An Occupational Approach for Therapists and Carers

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 Anderson, MA, MSc, D.Phil, University Teacher, Bradford Dementia Group


Preface to 2nd edition

1. Understanding dementia
2. Occupational therapy revisited
3. The altered world of dementia
4. The significance of the carer
5. The playful practitioner
6. Principles of good practice in dementia care
7. Non-verbal communication: the currency of wellbeing
8. A model for dementia care
9. Assessing capacity for doing and promoting engagement
10. The dementia therapist: a good enough mother?