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- DescriptionCurrent community care policies and increasing numbers of older people needing assistance mean that all social workers must be up-to-date in their kwledge, skills and attitudes towards people with dementia and their carers. This book, written by experienced social workers, provides guidance on best practice in a readable and jargon-free style. Working with Dementia : looks at medical, social and citizenship approaches, thus providing the very latest thinking in the field; covers a wide range of issues, including often-neglected areas such as sexuality and the design of the built environment; provides contextual information about the old and new cultures of care; and discusses skills such as communication and practical assistance. This book is essential reading for social work and social care students, social workers undertaking CPD, and social and care workers transferring to dementia care from other fields.
- Author BiographyMary Marshall has recently retired as director of the Dementia Services Development Centre at the University of Stirling. She is the author of numerous books on work with older people and older people with dementia Margaret-Anne Tibbs was a specialist social worker with dementia in Bedfordshire. She is author of Social Work and Dementia (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2001) and is now a freelance consultant/trainer in dementia care.
- Author(s)Margaret-Anne Tibbs,Mary Marshall
- PublisherPolicy Press
- Date of Publication08/11/2006
- SubjectSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Series TitleBASW/Policy Press Titles
- Place of PublicationBristol
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPolicy Press
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Edition StatementNew edition
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