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Dementia beyond drugs : changing the culture of care

G. Allen. Power


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  • Title:
    Dementia beyond drugs : changing the culture of care
  • Author: G. Allen. Power
  • Description: Introduction : what it isn't, what it is -- The universe of dementia : and what lies beyond -- The pill paradigm : a critical look at medication use -- "I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore" : experiencing the institutional model -- "Abandon hope" : a deeper look at institutionalization -- "Other eyes" : introducing the experiential model -- Putting the dragon to sleep : deinstitutionalizing care environments -- Bingo and bird funerals : meaning and activity in daily life -- Death of the nursing home? Aging in community -- Face to face : basic interpersonal approaches -- Getting past the words : language and communication -- "I know you're my friend" : general advice for anxiety and agitation -- "I want to go home" : approaches to specific scenarios -- "They're poisoning the food" : nondrug approaches to paranoia, hallucinations, and delusions -- "How low can you go?" Can we achieve drug-free care?
  • Local Note: acq2010fnp
  • Publication Date: c2010
  • Publisher: Baltimore : HPP/Health Professions Press
  • Format: xxii, 265 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781932529562 (pbk.);ISBN 193252956X (pbk.)
  • Subjects: Dementia -- Patients -- Care; Dementia -- Treatment; Dementia -- therapy; Aged -- psychology; Attitude of Health Personnel; Dementia -- psychology; Homes for the Aged -- ethics; Nursing Homes -- ethics
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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