ISBN 9781849054867,Dementia, Culture And Ethnicity: Issues For All

Dementia, Culture And Ethnicity: Issues For All


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ISBN 9781849054867

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9781849054867

ISBN-10 184905486X


Number of Pages 328 Pages
Language (English)

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Wth Contributions From Experienced Dementia Practitioners And Care Researchers, This Book Examines The Impact Of Culture And Ethnicity On The Experience Of Dementia And On The Provision Of Support And Services, Both In General Terms And In Relation To Specific Minority Ethnic Communities. Drawing Together Evidence-Based Research And Expert Practitioners' Experiences, This Book Highlights The Ways That Dementia Care Services Will Need To Develop In Order To Ensure That Provision Is Culturally Appropriate For An Increasingly Diverse Older Population. The Book Examines Cultural Issues In Terms Of Assessment And Engagement With People With Dementia, Challenges For Care Homes, And Issues For Supporting Families From Diverse Ethnic Backgrounds In Relation To Planning End Of Life Care And Bereavement. First-Hand Accounts Of Living With Dementia From A Range Of Cultural And Ethnic Backgrounds Give Unique Perspectives Into Different Attitudes To Dementia And Dementia Care. The Contributors Also Examine Recent Policy And Strategy On Dementia Care And The Implications For Working With Culture And Ethnicity. This Comprehensive And Timely Book Is Essential Reading For Dementia Care Practitioners, Researchers And Policy Makers