Practical Dementia Care for Adults With Down Syndrome or With Intellectual Disabilities
By: Prasher, Vee P.Series: Mental illnesses and treatments: Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, 2014Description: x, 195 p. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9781631170799; 1631170791.Subject(s): DOWN SYNDROME | INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | DEMENTIA | CARE GIVING
|Item type||Current location||Collection||Call number||Status||Date due||Barcode||Item holds|
|Book||IHC Library||Main Collection||780.1 PRA (Browse shelf)||Available||W004539|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Chapter 1. Historical Perspective of Dementia in Adults with Down Syndrome and Intellectual Disabilities. - Chapter 2. Overview of Dementia in Adults with Down Syndrome and Intellectual Disabilities. - Chapter 3. Memory Loss. - Chapter 4. Delirium. - Chapter 5. Behavioural Issues. - Chapter 6. Communication Difficulties. - Chapter 7. Urinary and Faecal Incontinence. - Chapter 8. Epilepsy. - Chapter 9. Aggression. -
Chapter 10. Nutrition and Dysphagia. - Chapter 11. Wandering. -
Chapter 12. Vision and Hearing Impairment. - Chapter 13. Falls and Prevention. - Chapter 14. Pressure Sores and Wounds. -
Chapter 15. Depression and Mood Swings. - Chapter 16. Use of Medication. - Chapter 17. Daycare and Long-Term Placements. -
Chapter 18. End-of-Life Care. - Chapter 19. Role of Professionals and Services. - Chapter 20. Seeking Help and Support from Services. - Chapter 21. Other Advice and Support Issues. - Chapter 22. Legal Issues. - Glossary.
"Dementia in adults with Down syndrome or with intellectual disabilities is a rapidly growing field of health and social care. There is, however, limited information available for families and health care providers on how best to manage associated behaviors and difficulties. This book is the first published book to provide day to day practical advice on how to care for a person with Down syndrome or with intellectual disabilities who suffers from dementia." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE