Adaptive interaction and dementia : how to communicate without speech / Maggie Ellis and Arlene Astell ; Illustrations by Suzanne Scott.
By: Ellis, Maggie.
Contributor(s): Astell, Arlene | Scott, Suzanne [illustrator].Publisher: London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785921971.Subject(s): DEMENTIA | COMMUNICATION | NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION | CASE STUDIES | ADAPTIVE INTERACTION
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Both sides now -- advanced dementia from the inside out -- We've only just begun -- learning the language of dementia -- I hear you now -- collaborative communication -- Let's work together -- learning the language of dementia -- A beautiful noise : Chrissie's story -- I'm looking through you : Eleanor's story -- The sound of silence : Bert's story.
Effective communication with people with dementia is imperative to good relationships with professional caregivers and family members. This book offers a person-centred approach to assessing the communication skills of people with dementia who are unable to speak, and presents evidence-based methods for effective non-verbal communication.