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Supporting Derek : a practice development guide to support staff working with people who have a learning difficulty and dementia

By: Watchman, Karen.
Contributor(s): Kerr, Diana | Wilkinson, Heather.
Publisher: York Joseph Rowntree Foundation 2010Description: 58 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. + DVD.ISBN: 9781859357866.Subject(s): INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | DEMENTIA | SUPPORT STAFF | STAFF TRAINING | BEST PRACTICES | CASE STUDIES
Contents:
Introduction|Who is this pack for?|What is in the pack|Aims of the pack|Language used|Topic 1: Learning difficulty and dementia|Topic 2: Understanding behaviour|Topic 3: Developing supportive and meaningful environments|Topic 4: Responding to pain|Topic 5: Effective communication|Topic 6: Meaningful activities|Topic 7: When a friend or relative has dementia|Topic 8: Nutrition and hydration|Topic 9: Night-time care|Topic 10: Palliative care
Summary: "This pack aims to equip staff and volunteers with the confidence and knowledge to provide a high quality of care that is appropriate to the individual needs of people with learning difficulty and dementia." Includes a DVD which should be used in conjunction with the training guide and is not intended to stand alone. The DVD can be watched at the end of each topic. Links to the DVD are provided to connect the theory to the case study presented in the DVD.
List(s) this item appears in: Down syndrome and dementia April 2017 | Dementia and Intellectual disability. Sept 2018 CM | Down syndrome and dementia-(supporting someone with) Jan 2019
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Introduction|Who is this pack for?|What is in the pack|Aims of the pack|Language used|Topic 1: Learning difficulty and dementia|Topic 2: Understanding behaviour|Topic 3: Developing supportive and meaningful environments|Topic 4: Responding to pain|Topic 5: Effective communication|Topic 6: Meaningful activities|Topic 7: When a friend or relative has dementia|Topic 8: Nutrition and hydration|Topic 9: Night-time care|Topic 10: Palliative care

"This pack aims to equip staff and volunteers with the confidence and knowledge to provide a high quality of care that is appropriate to the individual needs of people with learning difficulty and dementia." Includes a DVD which should be used in conjunction with the training guide and is not intended to stand alone. The DVD can be watched at the end of each topic. Links to the DVD are provided to connect the theory to the case study presented in the DVD.

Patron comment on 02/10/2014

Thanks, the book was excellent. It helped to give our staff a good understanding of dementia.

Patron comment on

Did not view DVD but read though the book thoroughly. Very impressed with this resource. Excellent for staff training seminars, good information for family members.

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