Finding the Light in Dementia

A Guide for Families, Friends and Caregivers

$17.99

Description

Want to reconnect with your loved one living with dementia? Learn what to say & do from a Dementia Nurse Specialist & care with confidence.

Finding the Light in Dementia: A Guide for Families, Friends & Caregivers is the essential self-help book that helps you know what to say and do when caring for your loved one/care partner.

Providing chapters on:

• What to do following a diagnosis

• Positive ways of communicating together

• Using life stories & activities to stimulate memories & communication

• How to be content & safe at home

• Tips for sleeping, eating & drinking

• How to provide personal care without resistance

• How to respond to changes in moods & behaviour

• Learn how to avoid distress

• Caring for yourself as caregiver

It offers valuable approaches, tips & suggestions interspersed with caregiver stories that help the reader learn to care for & stay connected with their care partner.

Whether you’re a spouse, partner, daughter, son, sibling, friend, parent, paid caregiver, or health & social care professional, this book is for you.

Publication date: 20/12/2017
Paperback / softback ISBN: 9781999926809 228 pages