Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Friday, May 25, 2018
How ro communicate with someone who has dementia
How to Communicate with Someone Who Has Dementia
GUIDE FOR CARERS
by Angela Caughey
with a foreword by Dr Chris Perkins, FRANZP
Published by Calico Publishing, RRP
$35.00, 11 May 2018
It shows carers how to express their message effectively and helps them
interpret more easily what the person with dementia is trying to convey, so
that frustrations and stress are minimised, and the challenges of dementia are
managed in a positive and respectful way.
·Practical strategies given throughout
·What works and what doesn’t, and why
·Main types of dementia and effect on communication
·Effective use of language
·Critical listening skills
·Interpreting body language
·Tips and strategies that are easy to implement
·Benefits for the carer and the person with dementia
·Endorsed by the Neurological Foundation of New
Following on the international success of Dealing Daily with Dementia,
the author here turns her focus to one of the most challenging aspects of this illness
to Communicate with Someone Who Has Dementia.
Dealing Daily with Dementia has helped thousands of people in
New Zealand. It has been a great international success, too. The German edition
received the best possible commendation by the Stiftung Gesundheit (Public
Health Foundation), an independent German medical body that assesses
publications on health-related issues. This is the first time in the German
publisher’s 60+ years of medical publishing that this has happened!