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Confused, angry, anxious? : why working with older people in care really can be difficult, and what to do about it / Bo Hejlskov Elven, Charlotte Agger and Iben Ljungmann.

By: Elven, Bo Hejlskov.
Contributor(s): Agger, Charlotte | Ljungmann, Iben.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017Description: 188 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785922152.Subject(s): OLDER PEOPLE | DEMENTIA | CARE | HEALTH CARE | SUPPORT STAFF | BEHAVIOUR PROBLEMS | KINDNESS | SCANDINAVIA | NORDIC COUNTRIES
Contents:
Always identify who it is that has a problem -- People behave well if they can -- People always do what makes sense -- Those who takes responsibility can make a difference -- People with dementia no longer learn -- You need self-control to cooperatie with others -- Everyone does what they can to maintain self-control -- Affect is contagious -- Conflicts consist of solutions and failures require an action plan -- Pedagogy and care involve making the right demands in a way that works -- To lead is to cooperate -- We work in a garage -- An example from everyday life -- People with great social needs -- Inappropriate behaviour -- Relatives are prople too -- Always exclude the possibility that it could be somatic -- Types of dementia -- Person-centred care.
Summary: Older people who live in care facilities can feel powerless, and care staff often aren't effectively trained to deal with the subsequent behaviours. New research in psychology and dementia addresses some of these issues with innovative theories and practical approaches.
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Always identify who it is that has a problem -- People behave well if they can -- People always do what makes sense -- Those who takes responsibility can make a difference -- People with dementia no longer learn -- You need self-control to cooperatie with others -- Everyone does what they can to maintain self-control -- Affect is contagious -- Conflicts consist of solutions and failures require an action plan -- Pedagogy and care involve making the right demands in a way that works -- To lead is to cooperate -- We work in a garage -- An example from everyday life -- People with great social needs -- Inappropriate behaviour -- Relatives are prople too -- Always exclude the possibility that it could be somatic -- Types of dementia -- Person-centred care.

Older people who live in care facilities can feel powerless, and care staff often aren't effectively trained to deal with the subsequent behaviours. New research in psychology and dementia addresses some of these issues with innovative theories and practical approaches.

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