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Reducing stress-related behaviours in people with dementia [electronic resource] : care-based therapy / Chris Bonner.

Author/Creator:
Bonner, Chris, 1944-
Publication:
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (94 p.)
Edition:
1st American pbk. ed.
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Subjects:
Dementia -- Patients -- Care.
Dementia -- Patients -- Psychology.
Dementia -- Patients -- Institutional care.
Stress in old age.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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.
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-280-34948-4
9786610349487
1-84642-141-1
OCLC:
64560682