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Reducing stress-related behaviours in people with dementia care-based therapy

Chris Bonner 1944-

1st American pbk. ed.. 2005

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  • Title:
    Reducing stress-related behaviours in people with dementia care-based therapy
  • Author: Chris Bonner 1944-
  • Description: Stress factors -- Results of stress -- Preventing/minimizing stress -- Find out as much as you can about the person -- Apply appropriate practices to minimize stress -- Addressing stress-related responses -- Hostile verbal and physical responses -- Verbally agitated behaviours -- Wandering -- Intrusiveness, rummaging or picking behaviour -- Managing feeding problems -- Managing inappropriate sexual activity -- Managing sleep disturbance -- Factors affecting sleep in elderly people with dementia -- Interventions to improve sleep -- Importance of teamwork, training and support.
    This practical book provides simple ways to reduce stress-related behaviours in people with dementia. The author suggests strategies for managing problems with feeding, bathing, toileting and sleep, looks at how to understand and cope with wandering, agitation and inappropriate sexual activity, and discusses ways of defusing aggressive behaviour.
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Format: 1 online resource (94 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-280-34948-4;ISBN 9786610349487;ISBN 1-84642-141-1
  • Subjects: Dementia -- Patients -- Care; Dementia -- Patients -- Psychology; Dementia -- Patients -- Institutional care; Stress in old age; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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