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              Books by Murna Downs

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              Excellence in Dementia Care: Principles and Practice

              Excellence in Dementia Care: Principles and Practice (Paperback)

              By Downs, Murna; Bowers, Barbara

              • RRP: $105.00
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              Focuses on the care of people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. This book addresses the most pressing concerns of families by promoting practices and services that recognise the full humanity of their relative with dementia. It is suitable for those responsible for tr...aining, education and skills development in dementia care.
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              ISBN 9780335223756
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2008
              Publisher Open University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Dementia Advocacy: Reflections and Directions for Policy and Practice
                

              Dementia Advocacy: Reflections and Directions for Policy and Practice (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Dunning, Andrew; Steven, Kay; Series edited by Downs, Murna

              • RRP: $69.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Sep 20

              People with dementia may be more vulnerable to isolation, social exclusion, discrimination and abuse as a result of their diagnosis and symptoms. This book provides an overview of its key principles, development and delivery, and of the law and policy which surround it.

              ISBN 9781849050807
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Bradford Dementia Group Good Practice Guides
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              The Futures of Old Age
               

              The Futures of Old Age (PDF ebook)

              Edited by Vincent, John A.; Phillipson, Chris; Downs, Murna

              Prepared by the British Society of Gerontology, The Futures of Old Age brings together twenty-one leading UK and US gerontologists, drawing on their expertise and research. The book's seven sections deal with key contemporary themes, including population aging, households and fam...ilies, health, wealth, pensions, migration, inequalities, gender, and self and identity in later life. The Futures of Old Age is thought-provoking reading for anyone studying aging, especially for those attending courses in gerontology and related areas, as well as for those concerned with the development of social and economic policy.
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              ISBN 9781849202756
              Available in PDF
              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Released NZ 24 Feb 2009
              Publisher SAGE Publications
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Futures of Old Age
                

              The Futures of Old Age (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              Edited by Vincent, John A.; Phillipson, Professor Chris; Downs, Murna

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              What is the future of old age? How will families, services, and economies adapt to an older population? This book places these questions in the context of social and political change, and assesses what the various futures of old age might be. It deals with key contemporary themes..., including: population ageing; health; wealth; pensions; and more.
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              ISBN 9781412901086
              Released NZ 15 May 2006
              Publisher SAGE Publications Inc
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              End of Life Care for People with Dementia: A Person-Centred Approach
               

              End of Life Care for People with Dementia: A Person-Centred Approach (EPUB ebook)

              By Downs, Murna; Middleton-Green, Laura; Chatterjee, Jane; Russell, Sarah

              People with dementia need increasingly specialised support as they approach the end of life, and so too do their families and the professionals who work with them. This book describes not only what can be done to ensure quality of life for those with the illness, but also how bes...t to support those who care for them throughout this difficult period.
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              ISBN 9780857005120
              Available in EPUB
              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Released NZ 21 Nov 2016
              Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series University of Bradford Dementia Good Practice Guides
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              Social Work and Dementia: Good Practice and Care Management
                

              Social Work and Dementia: Good Practice and Care Management (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Tibbs, Margaret-Anne; Foreword by Downs, Murna

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              Written specifically for social care professionals working with people with dementia and their families, this work offers guidance on person-centred good practice throughout the care process, from the initial diagnosis, through day care, respite care, long-term care and death and... attachment.
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              ISBN 9781853029042
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2001
              Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series University of Bradford Dementia Good Practice Guides
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              Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia: Exploring the Interface
                

              Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia: Exploring the Interface (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by O'Connor, Deborah; Purves, Barbara; Contributions by Baldwin, Clive; Donnelly, Sinead; Downs, Murna

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              Dementia is a devastating disorder which may dramatically interfere with decision-making abilities. Based on papers from the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia workshop and drawing on a wide range of interdisciplinary and international perspectives, this book discusses... the interface between dementia, personhood and decision-making.
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              ISBN 9781843105855
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2009
              Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              End of Life Care for People with Dementia: A Person-Centred Approach
                

              End of Life Care for People with Dementia: A Person-Centred Approach (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Abbey, Jenny; Middleton-Green, Laura; Chatterjee, Jane; Russell, Sarah; Downs, Murna

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              People with dementia need increasingly specialised and tailored support as they approach the end of life, and so too do their families and the professionals who work with them. This book describes what can be done to ensure maximum comfort and quality of life for those in the fin...al stages of the illness.
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              ISBN 9781849050470
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2016
              Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series University of Bradford Dementia Good Practice Guides
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              Enriched Care Planning for People with Dementia: A Good Practice Guide to Delivering Person-Centred Care
                

              Enriched Care Planning for People with Dementia: A Good Practice Guide to Delivering Person-Centred Care (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By May, Hazel; Edwards, Paul; Brooker, Dawn; Series edited by Downs, Murna

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              Presents a practical framework for whole person assessment, care planning and review of persons with dementia or signs of dementia (including those with learning disabilities) who are in need of, or already receiving, health and/or social support. The book includes photocopiable ...assessment forms and guidelines for carrying out the assessment.
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              ISBN 9781843104056
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2009
              Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series University of Bradford Dementia Good Practice Guides
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              The Pool Activity Level (PAL) Instrument for Occupational Profiling: A Practical Resource for Carers of People with Cognitive Impairment Fourth Edition
                

              The Pool Activity Level (PAL) Instrument for Occupational Profiling: A Practical Resource for Carers of People with Cognitive Impairment Fourth Edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 4th Revised edition)

              By Pool, Jackie; Series edited by Downs, Murna

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              The Pool Activity Level (PAL) Instrument is widely used as the framework for providing activity-based care for people with cognitive impairments, including dementia. This title includes a section on using the PAL Checklist to carry out sensory interventions, together with the pho...tocopiable Instrument itself.
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              ISBN 9781849052214
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2011
              Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series University of Bradford Dementia Good Practice Guides
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