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Publication Date: 18 Aug 2016
Publisher: Sheldon Press
Page Count: 84
Author: Christina McDonald
ISBN-13: 9781847093998, 9781847094001

Dementia Care

Sheldon Short Guide
By Christina McDonald
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ISBN: 9781847094001
TAll you need to know about the practicalities of caring for someone with dementia, packed into an easy to read guide. Dementia Care looks at safety issues in and out of the home, coping with challenging behaviour, what to do when care needs increase - and last but not least, how to take care of yourself and your needs. Topics include:

what to do when the person is first diagnosed
finding support you can trust
how to access help with care
taking care of the paperwork
making a Power of Attorney
other legal issues
appointing a home care agency
choosing and paying for a care home
About the Author
Christina MacDonald is editor at large of Women’s Running, and former editor in chief of Women’s Fitness, with a background in health journalism. She is online editor for the Alzheimer’s Show. This book stems from her own experience of caring for her mother with dementia.

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