Social work and people with dementia : Partnerships, practice and persistence Paperback / softback
Part of the BASW/Policy Press Titles series
Current community care policies and increasing numbers of older people needing assistance mean that all social workers must be up-to-date in their knowledge, skills and attitudes towards people with dementia and their carers.
This book, written by experienced social workers, provides guidance on best practice in a readable and jargon-free style. Working with dementia:* looks at medical, social and citizenship approaches, thus providing the very latest thinking in the field;* covers a wide range of issues, including often-neglected areas such as sexuality and the design of the built environment;* provides contextual information about the old and new cultures of care; and* discusses skills such as communication and practical assistance. This book is essential reading for social work and social care students, social workers undertaking CPD, and social and care workers transferring to dementia care from other fields. BASW/Policy Press seriesThe BASW/Policy Press partnership provides the very best in accessible and practical high-quality resources for social work professionals and students. For other titles in this series, please follow the series link from the main catalogue page.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Policy Press
- Publication Date: 08/11/2006
- Category: Social welfare & social services
- ISBN: 9781861347022