The End-of-Life Namaste Care Program for People with Dementia (Paperback)Joyce Simard (author)
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Evocative scents, soothing music, and gentle massage are just part of this innovative program, which can be implemented with minimal resources and training and meets regulatory guidelines for person-centred activity programming. Step-by-step advice for staffing, budgeting, operating, and marketing the program is included along with detailed information for creating a Namaste Care room, wing or alternative setting.
Skilled nursing facilities, assisted living memory care communities, and hospice organisations see many positive outcomes from implementing Namaste Care, including improved resident quality of life, increased family involvement, and strengthened staff morale.
New to this second edition: Greatly expanded coverage of programming and adaptations for assisted living and hospice caremore stories and vignettes to illustrate creative uses of Namaste Care and improvements in quality of life Introduction of the No One Dies Alone program into Namaste Care Revised and expanded discussion of dying and death to encourage greater sensitivity and understanding of this important passage for residents, their families and staffInternational examples of Namaste Care programs and perspectives from the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia
2013 Book of the Year (Palliative Care & Hospice) from American Journal of Nursing
Publisher: Health Professions Press,U.S.
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 19 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition