End of life care for people with dementia : a person-centred and palliative approach / Murna Downs, Laura Middleton-Green, Jane Chatterjee and Sarah Russell.
Publication year: 2016
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
ISBN: 9781849050470 (pbk.) :
People with dementia need increasingly specialised support as they approach the end of life, and so too do their families and the professionals working with them. This book describes not only what can be done to ensure maximum quality of life for those in the final stages of the illness, but also how best to support those involved in caring for them. Emphasising the importance of being attuned to the experiences and needs of the person with dementia, the authors explain why and how they should be included in decisions relating to their end of life care. Practical strategies for ensuring physical and emotional wellbeing are provided, drawing on useful examples from practice and providing solutions to potential challenges that carers and family members will face.
Series: Bradford Dementia Group good practice guides
112 pages ; 22 cm.
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