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The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care

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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.

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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)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-223) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781878812353
With:
Troxel, David
Author:
Troxel, David
Author:
Bell, Virginia
Publisher:
Health Professions Press
Location:
Baltimore, Md. :
Subject:
Health and hygiene
Subject:
Interpersonal Relations
Subject:
Diseases - Nervous System (incl. Brain)
Subject:
Patients
Subject:
Alzheimer's disease
Subject:
Nursing - Gerontology
Subject:
Long term care
Subject:
Alzheimer Disease.
Subject:
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Long-term care.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Illnesses
Series Volume:
890.
Publication Date:
20030531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
250
Dimensions:
8.81x6.06x.59 in. .83 lbs.

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