1. Dementia Overview 2. Communicating Well in Dementia Care 3. Diagnosis of Dementia 4. Pharmacological Treatment for Dementia 5. Families as Partners in Care 6. Capacity 7. Pain Assessment and Management 8. Nutrition and Hydration 9. Dementia-Friendly Environments 10. Acute Confusional States (Delirium) and Dementia 11. End of Life Care 12. Safeguarding from Abuse and Neglect
Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information on caring for patients with dementia at your fingertips.
Dawn Brooker is Professor of the Association of Dementia Studies and a clinical psychologist by profession. She is well published and recognised for her work with caring for people with dementia. Sue Lillyman is a Senior Lecturer and as a nurse has many years' experience of working with older adults and those living with dementia. She has also been working with Dawn and her colleagues in the Association of Dementia Studies at the university where they have developed and run a programme for caring for people with dementia within acute health care setting.