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Author Yale, Robyn, author

Title Counseling people with early-stage Alzheimer's disease : a powerful process of transformation / by Robyn Yale
Published Baltimore, Maryland : Health Professions Press, Inc., [2013]


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Description xi, 180 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction : looking back and forward -- A framework for coping with early dementia -- Identifying the special issues and challenges facing people with early-stage dementia -- The counseling approach and relationship -- The counseling process, techniques, and goals -- Addressing the special issues and challenges facing people with early-stage dementia -- The role of the family -- Illustrating with case examples -- Reaching out to find counseling participants -- Assessing and enrolling counseling participants -- Evaluating counseling and progress toward goals -- A segue sideways -- Pilot project evaluation -- Denouement : fitting it all together
Summary People with early dementia face enormous challenges in coping with their condition, yet they typically receive no personalized education or support following the diagnosis. Counseling empowers them to understand and come to terms with the illness while also learning to manage and make healthy adaptations to it. With the rapid increase in people diagnosed with early memory impairment and demand for better support services this groundbreaking new guide gives you essential tools to become an integral partner in a process that helps people adjust to the many changes in their lives. Presenting an innovative new counseling framework designed around the unique problems and needs arising from dementia, 'Counseling People with Early-Stage Alzheimer s Disease' guides the counselor and client through the many emotional, practical, and lifestyle issues to be faced
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-174) and index
Subject Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Counseling of.
Alzheimer Disease.
Counseling -- methods.
Professional-Patient Relations.
LC no. 2013026934
ISBN 9781938870071 (paperback)
1938870077 (paperback)