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Embracing Touch in Dementia Care: A Person-Centred Approach by Luke Tanner,Danuta Lipinska PDF

By Luke Tanner,Danuta Lipinska

ISBN-10: 1785921096

ISBN-13: 9781785921094

significant contact is a vital a part of actually person-centred dementia care, but its price is usually seen as secondary to its perceived dangers. This booklet restores belief within the strength of contact, demonstrating the very important function it performs in assisting personhood, relationships and wellness, and hard the obstacles fighting employees from utilizing contact in significant ways.

Using many examples from perform, Luke Tanner demonstrates that contact and different kinds of non-verbal communique are crucial for 'being with' and never simply 'doing to' humans dwelling with a dementia, and explains how and whilst to take advantage of contact successfully in daily interactions, and in all levels of dementia. He locations contact within the context of consent and safeguarding, when emphasising the necessity for optimistic attitudes to the touch to be on the center of care cultures.

Offering views, principles, education workouts and tradition swap activities to maximize the advantages of contact in dementia care settings, this sensible advisor will let practitioners to mirror on their lonesome use of contact and advance the information, abilities and self belief to put significant contact on the center in their work.

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