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Confience to care is easy-to-use and wonderfully informative - a valuable tool for family members.

"With more than 35 million families struggling with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Confidence to Care is a practical resource for family CareGivers" - Mark Wortman, Executive Director of Alzheimer's Disease International

Confidence to Care is the essential handbook for the family CareGiver offering practical insights to understanding, managing and preventing the be havioral symptons associated with Dementia and Alzheimer's disease.  Touching, personal stores combined with practicalo and easy-to access tips and techniques drawn from decades of caregiving experience by internationally-reconginsed experts will help the family caregiver confidently deal with the most common issues associated with dementia.  Confidence to Care includes chapters offering cargiving strategies and recommends other resources for the family caregiver.  It's advice about how to care for yourself while caring for others is essential.  Confidence to Care is the most practical dementia care book available and unique in its content and presentation.

Contents Include:

Personal Care Activities

Memory & Behavior Symptoms of Dementia including:

Agression & Anger, Agitation & Anxiety, Bedtime struggles & sleep problems, Confusion & Memory Loss, Delusions, False accusations & paranoia, Hiding/misplacing things/rummaging, Hostility, Judgement, Medication Mismanagement, Mood changes, Repetition, Sexually Inappropriate Behaviour, Social Withdrawl and Wandering

Written by: Molly Carpenter & Published in the US by Home Instead Press

Available to buy through Amazon.co.uk at £7.20 - The authors profits from the sale of this book will be donated to the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation and designated for gifting to dementia-related organisations and cause

 

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We would like to thank Carrie & Richelle very much for the lovely day we spent with you during the Moving & Handling Family Workshop.  We both enjoyed it very much & did not feel any pressure & did the best we could.  We both found the day most rewarding and it will help us a lot when caring for B.  You taught us the right way!  A big, big thank you to you both.

Mrs M & Mr A - Wife & Son-in-Law of Client in Abington