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  • To request books held in other library locations, click on "Reserve this Copy" and you will be prompted to log in with your Student ID and Pin.
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To access our extensive ebook collection, click on the link below. Off-campus you will be asked to login with your Student ID and Password. 

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Access millions of journal and newspaper articles. If off-campus, you will need your Student ID and Password.

Books in the Library

Creativity and Communication in Persons with Dementia

Providing people with dementia with opportunities to engage in creative activity can play a crucial role in maintaining and enhancing communication.

Living with dementia : a practical guide for families and personal carers

Sensitive, direct, and highly accessible insight into the complexities and challenges that a diagnosis of dementia presents.

Key issues in evolving dementia care : international theory-based policy and practice

Examines the ways in which dementia care is evolving around the globe.

Person centred dementia care : making services better

Gives fresh definition to the important ideas behind and the implementation of person centred care for people with dementia.

Cognitive behavioural therapy with older people : interventions for those with and without dementia

Essential for anybody using cognitive behavioural therapy in their work with older people, regardless of their clients' levels of cognitive ability.

Loving Someone Who Has Dementia : how to find hope while coping with stress and grief

Outlines seven guidelines to stay resilient while caring for someone who has dementia.

Don't give me eggs that bounce : 118 cracking recipes for people with Alzheimer's

Reclaims the enjoyment of food for many who have missed out for too long, making it wonderfully accessible.

Hearing the person with dementia : person-centred approaches to communication for families and caregivers

Clearly explains what happens to communication as dementia progresses, how this may affect an individual's memory, language and senses.

eBooks in the Library

Young Onset Dementia : A Guide to Recognition, Diagnosis and Supporting Individuals with Dementia and Their Families

Increase the knowledge and skills of professionals in the early recognition, diagnosis and support of young people with dementia and their families.

A Pocket Guide to Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, Second Edition

If you or a loved one are worried about Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia, this pocket guide will help you to better understand the conditions, and how they are diagnosed and treated.

Alzheimer's Disease

Succinct and practical introduction to the diagnosis, evaluation and management of Alzheimer's disease.

Understanding Behaviour in Dementia That Challenges

Guide to assessment and treatment of challanging behaviours associated with dementia, along with new sections on what have traditionally been considered controversial topics.

Yoga for Dementia : A Guide for People with Dementia, Their Families and Caregivers

Proven to enhance wellbeing, posture, breathing and sleep, and reduce anxiety and agitation, this programme shows how yoga can be adapted to benefit people with dementia.

Sharing Sensory Stories and Conversations with People with Dementia  : A Practical Guide

Sensory Stories have been found to be highly effective in helping care for people with dementia. They contain just a few lines of text, and are brought to life through a selection of meaningful sensory experiences.

Essentials of Dementia : Everything You Really Need to Know for Working in Dementia Care

Introductory reference guide that will help students, professionals and practitioners develop their skills and expertise to better respond to the needs of people with dementia.

Adaptive Interaction and Dementia : How to Communicate Without Speech

Explains how to assess the communication repertoires of people with dementia who can no longer speak, and offers practical interventions for those who wish to interact with them.

Online resources

To access the online resources/videos click on any of the titles below.

Reminder: Off campus, you will be prompted to enter your student username and password to login.

Have a look at some of the other videos hosted on ClickView about dementia:
Check out what Kanopy has to offer on Alzheimer's and dementia:

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