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Contented Dementia: 24-hour Wraparound Care for Lifelong Well-being (Paperback)
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Contented Dementia: 24-hour Wraparound Care for Lifelong Well-being (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 06/08/2009
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Dementia is a little understood and currently incurable illness, but much can be done to maximise the quality of life for people with the condition. Contented Dementia - by clinical psychologist and bestselling author Oliver James - outlines a groundbreaking and practical method for managing dementia that will allow both sufferer and carer to maintain the highest possible quality of life, throughout every stage of the illness. A person with dementia will experience random and increasingly frequent memory blanks relating to recent events. Feelings, however, remain intact, as do memories of past events and both can be used in a special way to substitute for more recent information that has been lost. The SPECAL method (Specialized Early Care for Alzheimer's) outlined in this book works by creating links between past memories and the routine activities of daily life in the present. Drawing on real-life examples and user-friendly tried-and-tested methods, Contented Dementia provides essential information and guidance for carers, relatives and professionals.

Publisher: Ebury Publishing
ISBN: 9780091901813
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 325 g
Dimensions: 216 x 135 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"an indispensable handbook for anyone coping with the effects of dementia and who wants to keep a sufferer as happy as is humanly possible" * Daily Express *
"a revolutionary new way of treating dementia brings amazing benefits for patients and carers alike" * Guardian *
"I found myself weeping ... An important book" -- Sarah Stacey * YOU magazine *
"Explains a revolutionary way to care for dementia patients ... tender techniques that can ease absent minds" * Telegraph *
"I bought it and can confirm that anyone who wants help in caring for the condition will find this excellent work a revelation" -- Bel Mooney * Mail on Sunday *

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