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Author Cheston, Richard, 1961- author.

Title The living well with dementia course : a workbook for facilitators / Richard Cheston and Ann Marshall
Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
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Contents Introduction to the living well with dementia course -- Setting up and leading a living well with dementia course -- Preliminary meeting for participants and partners -- Session 1. Is there anything wrong with me? -- Session 2. Memory aids and strategies -- Session 3. Worry, stress and memory -- Session 4. Finding a way through feelings -- Session 5. Relationships, to tell or not to tell? -- Session 6. What is dementia? -- Session 7. Living as well as you can -- Session 8. Staying active -- Post-group session: bringing it all together
Summary The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators will be an indispensable guide to providing support to people after they have received a dementia diagnosis. The workbook provides facilitators with a realistic but positive approach to helping people with dementia understand and adjust to their condition, helping them to live as well as possible. This workbook outlines the Living Well with Dementia course, a post-diagnostic course for people who have recently received a diagnosis of dementia. Its session-by-session structure, along with e-resources including handouts for course participants, will help facilitators provide a realistic but positive approach to support after a diagnosis. Aimed at facilitators, and drawing on the authors' many years of clinical and research experience, The Living Well with Dementia Course workbook will be of great assistance to healthcare professionals and support workers in many different settings, including specialist NHS dementia services, primary care services and the voluntary and community sector
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Richard Cheston is Professor of Dementia Research at the University of the West of England. Between 1998 and 2012, he worked as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with Avon and Wilts NHS Partnership Trust. He is also an Honorary Senior Research Fellow, RICE Memory Clinic. Ann Marshall is Consultant Clinical Psychologist. She qualified at the Institute of Psychiatry, London in 1981 and between 1988 and 2018 worked in NHS Older People's Mental Health services in Hampshire and as an honorary tutor at Southampton University
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Subject Dementia.
Self-help techniques -- Study and teaching
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Geriatrics.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Developmental -- Adulthood & Aging.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Health.
Self-help techniques -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
Author Marshall, Ann, author
LC no. 2019001657
ISBN 1351008978