Hearing the Person with Dementia: Person-Centred Approaches to Communication for Families and Caregivers; Introduction; Chapter 1 Communication; Chapter 2 Hearing the Person -- VIPS; Chapter 3: How Do We Actually Communicate?; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Conclusion; Appendix; References; Index.
Losing the ability to communicate can be a frustrating and difficult experience for people with dementia, their families and carers. As the illness progresses, the person with dementia may find it increasingly difficult to express themselves clearly, and to understand what others say. Written with both family and professional carers in mind, this book clearly explains what happens to communication as dementia progresses, how this may affect an individual's memory, language and senses, and how carers might need to adapt their approach as a result. Advocating a person-centred approach to dementi.
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Includes bibliographical references (page 108) and index.