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'Put yourself in my place' : designing and managing care homes for people with dementia. /

by Cantley, Caroline | Wilson, Robert C.

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. Policy Press 2002Description: ix, 117 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: March 2002 Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

2010 Alzheimer's Disease progress report : a deeper understanding /

by The National Institute on Aging.

Publisher: Maryland, U.S. The National Institute on Aging 2011Description: 72 p.: ill.Other title: Alzheimer's Disease progress report.Notes: December 2011Summary: Alzheimer's disease is an age-related brain disorder that gradually destroys a person's ability to remember, think, learn, and carry out even the simplest of tasks. Alzheimer's is a type of dementia, a broad term for diseases and conditions that damage brain cells and, over time, impair brain function. Alzheimer's is associated with the breakdown of connections between brain cells, or neurons, and their eventual death. ; Typically diagnosed in people age 60 and older, in rare cases the disease can occur in people in their 30s and 40s. The first clinical signs of Alzheimer's disease include memory loss or other cognitive problems, such as trouble with language or decision making. As cognition continues to decline, people may also experience disturbing changes in personality and behavior. In the final stage of Alzheimer's dementia, people lose the ability to recognize family and friends and become totally dependent on others for their daily care. Ultimately, Alzheimer's is a terminal illness.(Introduction - Extract)Availability: No items available

A carer's guide : helping you care for someone with Alzheimer's or other dementias. /

by Teitel, Rosette | Wall, Sharon.

Publisher: Lane Cove, N.S.W. Finch Publishing 2001Description: 218 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: Written by a woman whose husband developed vascular dementia, this easy-to-read volume provides essential information for anyone caring for a person with dementia, using minimal jargon and including practical suggestions and a questions and answers section. While originally designed for a U.S. audience, this edition contains extra information for Australasian readers.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A double jeopardy : dementia in clients of non English speaking background. /

by Kratiuk, Sharon.

Publisher: 1994Description: pp.411-432.Notes: Rec. no. for conference: B6049 Selected papers are indexed separately. All have the same ID/ ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION (Australia). National Conference (3rd : 1993 : Melbourne, Vic.) indexed paperSummary: Looks at various myths in the care of dementia patients from non English speaking backgrounds. Stresses the value of retaining culture.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

ADARDS Carer Support Service : a model for community care. /

by Davies, Mary.

Publisher: 1994Description: pp.197-206.Notes: Rec. no. for conference: B6049 Selected papers are indexed separately. All have the same ID/ ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION (Australia). National Conference (3rd : 1993 : Melbourne, Vic.) indexed paperAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Alzheimer's Australia : living with dementia. /

by Alzheimer's Australia.

Publisher: 05/28/2003 15:19:48http://www.alzheimers.org.au/index.cfm 2003Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 05/28/2003 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB Includes links tofact sheets, press clippings, reports, workshops... ONLINE RESOURCEAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Alzheimer's disease : activity-focused care. /

by Hellen, Carly R.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Andover Medical Publishers 1992Description: 155 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Australian Journal of Dementia Care /

by Australian Journal of Dementia Care.

Publisher: Hawker Publications Ltd. 2013 -Enumeration/Chronology: 2013 - 2013 -Notes: Contact details: Australian Journal of Dementia Care NSW/ACT Dementia Training Study Centre +61 2 4221 5927 Bldg 233 (ITAMS) Innovation Campus University of Wollongong NSW 2522Summary: The Australian Journal of Dementia Care is a multidisciplinary journal for all professional staff working with people with dementia, in hospitals, nursing and residential care homes, day units and the community. The journal is committed to improving the quality of care provided for people with dementia, by keeping readers abreast of news and views, research, developments, practice and training issues. The Australian Journal of Dementia Care is grounded firmly in practice and provides a lively forum for ideas and opinions.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (9).

Beginning the conversation : Addressing dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities /

by Alzheimer's Australia.

Publisher: [Adelaide, S.A.] Alzheimer's Australia 2006Description: 53 p.: Ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Workshop Report 8-9 November 2006 AdelaideSummary: A two day National Indigenous Dementia Workshop was held in November 2006 with over thirty participants to discuss whether the issue of dementia is a sufficient priority for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to take action and to determine what that action might be. Workshop participants agreed that dementia needed to be addressed to enhance community Elder?s capacity to ?successfully age? into the future. A wellness approach was seen to be necessary to address the issue of dementia with other health conditions that compromise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?s reaching the age of seventy five.1 ; It is well known that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experience poorer health status and access to appropriate health and aged care. Evidence indicates that younger Indigenous people are at a higher risk of traumatic dementia (from head injuries), vascular dementia, alcohol dementia, and drug related dementia. People who have these problems have high needs that can cause an extra burden on families, carers and services - Executive summary-ExtractAvailability: (1)

Beyond alzheimer's : avoiding the dementia epidemic /

by Mendleson, Scott D.

Publisher: Lanhah, Maryland M Evans and Company Inc 2009Description: vii. 263 p.Summary: Contents: Introduction : the dementia epidemic -- What is aging? -- The presentation and diagnosis of dementia -- The dementias -- What causes dementia? -- Vitamins, herbs, and nutraceuticals -- How to avoid dementia -- When medication is necessary -- The dementia epidemic and how to avoid it : in a nutshell.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Care needs of people with dementia and challenging behaviour living in residential facilities : a review of available literature on residential care for people with dementia and challenging behaviour. /

by Australia. Department of Health and Family Services.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Services 1996Description: viii, 64 p. ; 30 cm.Notes: August 1996Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Comforting the confused : strategies for managing dementia /

by Hoffman, Stephanie B | Platt, Constance A.

Publisher: New York, NY Springer Pub. Co. 1991Description: xiii, 208 p. : ill.Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Owings Mills, Md. :National Health Pub., c1990.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Communication between residents and nurses in a dementia facility : an issue of quality of life. /

by Edwards, Helen.

Publisher: 1994Description: pp.245-262.Notes: Rec. no. for conference: B6049 Selected papers are indexed separately. All have the same ID/ ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION (Australia). National Conference (3rd : 1993 : Melbourne, Vic.) indexed paperAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Community care for people with dementia and their carers. /

by Rossiter, Chris | Alzheimer's Association Australia | Alzheimer's Association (Australia).

Publisher: North Ryde, N.S.W. Alzheimer's Association Australia 1993Description: 51 p.Notes: Available from the publisher, PO Box 51, North Ryde NSW 2113. Ph. (02) 878 4466Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Consumer Involvement in Dementia Research: Alzheimer's Australia's Consumer Dementia Research Network /

by Alzheimer's Australia.

Publisher: Alzheimer's Australia 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This 20-page Australian paper provides the context and rationale for developing a network that supports carers and people with dementia to take an active role in contributing to better dementia care practice and outcomesAvailability: (1)

Consumer-directed care : a way to empower consumers? /

by Alzheimer's Australia.

Publisher: Alzheimer's Australia 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2007Summary: This publication provides a resource to help those with an interest in aged care to reflect on whether overseas experience with Consumer-Directed Care (CDC) has relevance in the Australian context. It has been produced now to support the seminars to be given by Dr. Tilly in Australia during July 2007 and to contribute to the policy debate surrounding community care as part of the implementation of the The Way Forward. The paper is not suggesting that Australia should import a new model of care. The welfare and care systems in which CDC has been developed overseas are very different to the Australian context. Rather the paper suggests ways in which the influence of CDC may be extended in Australian programs and services to increase consumer choice.Availability: (1)

Culture and care of people with dementia : no multiculturalism here. /

by Driscoll, Kate.

Publisher: 1994Description: pp.229-238.Notes: Rec. no. for conference: B6049 Selected papers are indexed separately. All have the same ID/ ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION (Australia). National Conference (3rd : 1993 : Melbourne, Vic.) indexed paperAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Dementia : out of the shadows. /

by Alzheimer's Society.

Publisher: London, U.K. Alzheimer's Society 2008Description: xv, 71 p.Other title: Out of the shadows..Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Dementia 2012 : a national challenge /

by Lakey, Louise | Alzheimer's Society | Chandaria, Karishma | Quince, Chris | Kane, Martina | Saunders, Tess.

Publisher: London, U.K. Alzheimer's Society 2012Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: March 2012 Includes bibliographical referencesSummary: Dementia 2012, the first in a series of annual reports, describes how well people are living with dementia in 2012 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Living well is assessed by exploring the seven outcomes that people with dementia and carers have told us are important to them as described in the Dementia Action Alliance National Dementia Declaration for England. These outcomes take into account public services that must form part of the approach, but also wider issues such as family and community.Availability: (1)

Dementia and home care : a research report on a home support scheme for dementia sufferers. /

by Askham, Jane | Thompson, Catherine.

Publisher: Mitcham, Surrey Age Concern 1990Description: 174 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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