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Validation techniques for dementia care

by Vicki De Klerk-Rubin | 30 January 2008
Category: Popular Sociology
Synopsis
Written especially for family members and friends caring for people with dementia, this practical guidebook offers a solution to commonly faced communication and relationship difficulties. The Validation approach's caring, empathetic techniques have been used and valued by professionals and families around the world to support meaningful communication and interaction with people with memory impairments.Adapted from the best-selling book for professionals, ""The Validation Breakthrough"", this hands-on resource gives family caregivers all the information and guidance they need to successfully implement proven Validation techniques and enjoy resulting benefits like: reduced challenging behavior; improved communication; lower levels of stress and anxiety in both caregivers and older adults; and more satisfying relationships.In addition to background information about dementia and the principles behind Validation, the book includes detailed, illustrated explanations of specific verbal and nonverbal communication techniques. Realistic case studies demonstrate the approach in action in many different relationships, including husband/wife, parent/child, and grandparent/grandchild.Caregivers who adopt Validation will learn how to break through the silence and pain of withdrawal and interact with their loved one with greater respect and compassion. Start re-establishing connections and improving relationships today with ""Validation Techniques for Dementia Care"". 2008 National Mature Media Award (Bronze Award Winner)
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Written especially for family members and friends caring for people with dementia, this practical guidebook offers a solution to commonly faced communication and relationship difficulties. The Validation approach's caring, empathetic techniques have been used and valued by professionals and families around the world to support meaningful communication and interaction with people with memory impairments.Adapted from the best-selling book for professionals, ""The Validation Breakthrough"", this hands-on resource gives family caregivers all the information and guidance they need to successfully implement proven Validation techniques and enjoy resulting benefits like: reduced challenging behavior; improved communication; lower levels of stress and anxiety in both caregivers and older adults; and more satisfying relationships.In addition to background information about dementia and the principles behind Validation, the book includes detailed, illustrated explanations of specific verbal and nonverbal communication techniques. Realistic case studies demonstrate the approach in action in many different relationships, including husband/wife, parent/child, and grandparent/grandchild.Caregivers who adopt Validation will learn how to break through the silence and pain of withdrawal and interact with their loved one with greater respect and compassion. Start re-establishing connections and improving relationships today with ""Validation Techniques for Dementia Care"". 2008 National Mature Media Award (Bronze Award Winner)
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€42.70
128 Reward Points
In stock online
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Product Details

ISBN - 9781932529371
Format -
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Published - 30/01/2008
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, Politics Philosophy, Popular Sociology
No. of Pages - 144
Weight - 200
Edition - Revised English Edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 21
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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