Living with the Challenges of Dementia by Patrick McCurryLiving with the Challenges of Dementia by Patrick McCurry

Living with the Challenges of Dementia

byPatrick McCurry

Paperback | July 16, 2015

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More than 800,000 people in the UK are currently affected by dementia, a figure set to increase as the population ages. This book, addressed to carers and loved ones, explores how to handle the difficult emotions involved in looking after a loved one with dementia, such as denial, shame, anger, guilt and grief. It examines the harrowing process of effectively losing a person on a day-to-day basis, and suggests the best ways to maintain psychological health and well-being. Topics include: Understanding the changes in memory, personality and behaviour; Developing an understanding of personal challenge; Overcoming loneliness and isolation; How family dynamics may affect the caring experience; The long goodbye - coping with progressive decline; Severe dementia and end of life care; Finding meaning in the experience is there a positive side of looking after someone with dementia?
Title:Living with the Challenges of DementiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:158 pages, 8.27 × 5.83 × 0.37 inPublished:July 16, 2015Publisher:SPCK PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1847093280

ISBN - 13:9781847093288