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Creative Approaches in Dementia Care

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A practical introduction to the use of the arts in dementia care. Based on experience, the book provides clear guidance on how to employ a variety of innovative techniques including art, music and dance therapies, to promote...

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A practical introduction to the use of the arts in dementia care. Based on experience, the book provides clear guidance on how to employ a variety of innovative techniques including art, music and dance therapies, to promote the physical, psychological, emotional, social and spiritual well-being of people with dementia.

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Large and eclectic group of authors:  a team of pioneers within their field
Variety of techniques covered:  from art to music, to dance and even the power of laughter
Personcentred care focus:  unique in comparison to key competitors

Foreword; G.Allen Power
Introduction; H.Lee & T.Adams
Re-igniting the Human Spirit; J.Verity & H.Lee
The Laughter Boss™; P.Spitzer
Dramatherapy and Dementia Care; J.Jaaniste
Dance Movement Psychotherapy in Dementia Care; R.Coaten
Music Therapy in Dementia Care; K.Robertson-Guillam
Art Therapy and Dementia Care; P.Baines
Applying Complementary Therapies with a Person-centred Approach; K.James
Story Matters in Dementia Care; T.Kotai-Ewers
Innovative Approaches to Reminiscence: Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today; P.Schweitzer
Getting in the Picture: Using Photography, Video and Visual Material to Enhance Communication; J.Killick & K.Allan
Creative Processes to Bring Out Expressions of Spirituality; E.MacKinlay
Creative Communication at the End of Life; J.Killick& K.Allan
Conclusion; H.Lee.

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HILARY LEE President of the Spark of Life, with a global focus on education, research and innovation. She is also the Founder of the Society for the Arts in Dementia Care (Australia) Inc. 

TREVOR ADAMS is a Lecturer and Strategic Lead in Dementia Care in the Division of Health and Social Care at the University of Surrey, UK. He is qualified in general, mental health and community mental health nursing and has worked in dementia care for over 30 years.

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HILARY LEE President of the Spark of Life, with a global focus on education, research and innovation. She is also the Founder of the Society for the Arts in Dementia Care (Australia) Inc. 

TREVOR ADAMS is a Lecturer and Strategic Lead in Dementia Care in the Division of Health and Social Care at the University of Surrey, UK. He is qualified in general, mental health and community mental health nursing and has worked in dementia care for over 30 years.

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