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The End-Of-Life Namaste Care Program for People with Dementia - 2 Edition by Joyce Simard Msw

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Edition: 2 Edition

Number of Pages: 274

Genre: Health + Wellness

Sub-Genre: Diseases

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Health Professions Press

Book theme: Alzheimer's & Dementia

Author: Joyce Simard Msw

Language: English

Street Date: May 15, 2013
TCIN: 78117913
UPC: 9781938870026
Item Number (DPCI): 247-77-4234

Description

Presenting a unique program designed especially for people with advanced dementia, this guide offers simple and effective ways for care staff to provide holistic end-of-life care. With compassion, sensitivity, and creativity, the Namaste Care(TM) program affirms the individual spirit of each person through comforting sensory-based experiences. Evocative scents, soothing music, and gentle massage are just part of this innovative program, which can be implemented with minimal resources and training and meets regulatory guidelines for person-centered activity programming. Step-by-step advice for staffing, budgeting, operating, and marketing the program is included along with detailed information for creating a Namaste Care room or other space. Skilled nursing facilities, assisted living memory care, and hospice organizations enjoy positive outcomes from implementing Namaste Care, including improved resident quality of life, increased family involvement, and strengthened staff morale. New to this second edition: greatly expanded coverage of programming and adaptations for assisted living and hospice care more stories and vignettes to illustrate creative uses of Namaste Care and improvements in quality of life introduction of the No One Dies Alone program into Namaste Care revised and expanded discussion of dying and death to encourage greater sensitivity and understanding of this important passage for residents, their families, and staff international examples of Namaste Care programs and perspectives from Australia, the United Kingdom, and Europe
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