- STAFF PICKS
- GIFTS + GIFT CARDS
- SELL BOOKS
- FIND A STORE
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
More copies of this ISBN
The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Careby Virginia Bell
Synopses & Reviews
Join thousands of caregivers who are adopting this groundbreaking and uplifting method for the care of people with Alzheimer's disease. This comprehensive program builds on the essential elements of friendship: respect, empathy, support, trust, humor. These are the building blocks of a care model that's both effective and flexible enough to adapt to each person's remaining strengths and abilities. It's easy. It's natural. It works. Learn how to ensure the highest quality of life for people with Alzheimer's disease, not just by preventing catastrophic episodes but by making every day consistently reassuring, enjoyable, and secure. Best Friends--for the best care.
Book News Annotation:
Shows family members and professionals how to offer emotional support to patients with Alzheimer's disease, outlining an approach involving problem solving, encouraging positive behavior, and improving communications. Includes a listing of helpful organizations for families of patients. Of interest to staff at nursing facilities and adult day centers.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-223) and index.
What Our Readers Are Saying
Other books you might like
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Alzheimers