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Title Key issues in evolving dementia care : international theory-based policy and practice / edited by Anthea Innes, Fiona Kelly and Louise McCabe ; foreword by June Andrews.

Imprint London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (263 pages) : illustrations
Contents Key Issues in Evolving Dementia Care: International Theory-based Policy and Practice; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I Conceptualising Dementia; 1. Towards a Holistic Approach for Understanding Dementia; 2. Developing Evidence for Action: Dementia Care in Canada; 3. Epidemiology: An Overview of Current and PredictedEpidemiological Factors Shaping Dementia Care; 4. Integrated Care and Treatment of Dementia: Defining BestPractice for the Twenty-first Century; Part II Policy Development.
5. Policy to Enable People to Live Well with Dementia:Development of the National Dementia Strategy for England6. Three Alzheimer Plans in France (2008-2012); 7. Implementing a Regional Strategy: The Fife Dementia Strategy; 8. Challenges of Developing a Dementia Strategy: The Case of Malta; Part III Innovative Approachesto Care; 9. The Function of Memory Clinics and Post-diagnostic Servicesfor People Newly Diagnosed with Dementia and their Families; 10. Bridging the Gap for Dementia Care in India.
11. Evaluating the Impact of Environmental Design on PhysicalActivity Levels of Individuals Living with a Dementia inResidential Accommodation12. Innovative Dementia Training in the Deep South of theUnited States; Conclusion; The Contributors; Subject Index; Author Index; Blank Page.
Summary Focusing on theoretical, policy and practice issues which are predicted to become fundamental priorities in the near future, the contributors to this important book examine how dementia care works around the globe. They explore the theory underpinning dementia care, the applications of this theory in the latest dementia care research and how this research is influencing and shaping practice. The contributors are leading practitioners, policy influencers and researchers who analyse case studies from the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia, India, France and Malta with the aim of encouraging a dialog.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Subject Dementia -- Patients -- Care -- Cross-cultural studies.
Dementia -- Patients -- Care -- Government policy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kelly, Fiona, Dr.
McCabe, Louise.
Innes, Anthea.
Andrews, June.
Other Form: Print version: Kelly, Fiona. Key Issues in Evolving Dementia Care : International Theory-based Policy and Practice. London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©2012 9781849052429
ISBN 9780857005038 (electronic bk.)
0857005030 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786613688637