BOOKS FOR CARERS
Early Stage Dementia—Lorraine West, Gill and Macmillan Ltd, Dublin, 2003
This Australian book seeks to support and guide individuals, families and professionals as they begin a journey with dementia.
The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with Alzheimer's Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life (3rd edn)—Nancy Mace and Peter Rabins, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1999
This is the classic book for dementia carers and provides support, factual information and practical tips.
Dementia with Dignity (2nd edn)—Barbara Sherman, McGraw-Hill Professional, Sydney, 2000
This Australian book is a guide for family and professional dementia carers.
Communication and the Care of People with Dementia—John Killick and Kate Allan, Open University Press, Maidenhead, UK, 2001
This book argues that communication is at the heart of all approaches to dementia care, and is an in-depth exploration of ways of establishing and developing communication with people with dementia.
Dementia: Alzheimer's and Other Dementias—Harry Cayton, Nori Graham and James Warner, Class Publishing, London, 2002
This British guide for carers provides the answers for many commonly posed questions.
The Validation Training Program: the Practice of Validation—Evelyn Sutton and Naomi Feil, Health Professions Press, Baltimore, 1999
This is a manual for validation therapy.