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Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges, Second Edition


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Second edition of the highly practical guide to assessing and treating confrontational behaviours when caring for older people with dementia

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PART I: Setting the Scene. 1. Introduction. 2. The Nature of Dementia. 3. An Introduction to Behaviours that Challenge and their Causes. PART II: Clinical Interventions for Behaviours that Challenge. 4. Clinical Approaches to Behaviours that Challenge. 5. Pharmacological Approaches. 6. Screening of Health Conditions Associated with Confusion and Behaviours that Challenge. 7. Communication and Interaction Training (CAIT) Programme for Carers. 8. The Use of Protocol Interventions in the Treatment of Behaviours that Challenge. 9 Psychological and Other Non-Pharmacological Approaches. 10. The Newcastle Model: An Illustration of a Specialist Team's Clinical Model. 11. Case Studies Using the Newcastle Model. 12. Service Development. PART III: Controversial Topics. 13. Racism in Care Settings: How Staff Cope with Racist Comments, Ian James & Katharina Reichelt, Newcastle Clinical Psychology Team. 14. The Use of Physical Restraint to Deliver Essential Personal Care to Incapacitated Older Adults with Dementia, Alan Howarth, Matt Crooks & Deborah Sells, Northumberland County Challenging Behaviour Team. 15. Use of Dolls in Dementia Care, Ian James & Jennifer Loan, Newcastle Challenging Behaviour Team. 16. Therapeutic Lying: A Rationale for Improving Therapists' Abilities to Lie, Ian James & Roberta Caiazza, Newcastle Clinical Psychology Team. 17. Behaviours that Challenge at the End of Life, Julian Hughes, RICE (The Research Institute for the Care of Older People). References.

About the Author

Ian Andrew James is Challenging Behaviour Trust Lead for Older People and Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Trust. Ian is also an Honorary Professor at Bradford University.Dr Louisa Jackman worked in Older People's Psychological Services for 13 years until recently moving to work in neuropsychology. She now works with people with Acquired Brain Injury in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust.

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