Books

Details of our current publications are below. You can order online or you can download our latest booklist order form.

All books are also available by calling Hawker Publications on 020 7720 2108 ext. 211, by fax on 020 7498 3023 or by emailing remi@hawkerpublications.com

 

Not another care handbook: Pearls of wisdom for care managers

This major work presents the thoughts in condensed form of 109 care home experts who have each written a chapter on key issues affecting the vitally important role of the manager in the care home. These experts start from the premise that the manager is central to the quality of care provided in a care home, and in an unique format, they have each focused on presenting the ten points they consider most important in their area of expertise. With over 100 authors and each making ten points there are therefore more than 1000 pearls of wisdom.

Topics covered include: Learning from each other # what it’s like being.... # key management topics # promoting your home successfully # legal quagmires and pitfalls # running a safe home # staff: your most valuable resource # getting personal # valuing and working with residents/family/friends # activities # special challenges # end of life care # reflections.

Not another care handbook: Pearls of wisdom for care managers is designed to inspire inexperienced staff, energise and inform current staff and stimulate senior management.

256pp. Four colour throughout,

109 chapters by 109 authors and 109 photographs

Edited by Dr Richard Hawkins, Editor-in-Chief, Caring Times

Foreword by Barbara Pointon MBE

ISBN 978 1 874790 93 8. Hawker Publications. London.

Price: £17.99

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Making a Difference 2

Elisa Aguirre, Aimée Spector, Amy Streater, Juanita Hoe, Bob Woods and Martin Orrell

An evidence-based group programme to offer cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) to people with dementia.
This second cognitive stimulation (CST) manual offers a further 24 carefully researched group sessions for use in all care settings. The manual comes with a new DVD showing filmed examples of sessions with leaders and people with dementia. This will be of particular benefit to those who are new to this approach.

Paperback, colour (64 photocopiable pages) plus DVD. ISBN 978 1 874790 99 0

Price: £17.50

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Dementia and Sexuality: The rose that never wilts

Elaine White: Foreword by Professor Mary Marshall

Dementia and Sexuality offers understanding and a positive attitude to care staff and relatives about the sometimes challenging sexual behaviour of people living with dementia. It describes the possible causes and shows that armed with this knowledge, a satisfactory outcome for all can often be achieved.

The author, Elaine White, has been consulted about sexual behaviour for many years, and is therefore able to include for the benefit of readers many true stories from her work.

Dementia and Sexuality makes the powerful point that how each of us perceives and responds to challenging sexual behaviours is very important. It asks readers to think deeply about their own attitudes as well as the behaviour of people with dementia.

Price: £12.95

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Chocolate Rain

Sarah Zoutewelle-Morris

"At last a book for those hungry for creative activity ideas for people living with dementia and particularly those with advanced dementia! It is practical, inspiring and has a good mix of simple everyday things to do as well as more structured arts-based activities."
- Sylvie Silver and Sally Knocker, National Association of Providers of Activities for Older People.

Chocolate Rain  is for those working in
  • residential care
  • day care, and
  • at home
who seek creative solutions to improving the wellbeing of people living with dementia. It is suitable for those with limited experience, including family members, because the suggestions are practical and focus on what can be achieved; and for more experienced practitioners by offering opportunities to communicate more imaginatively and effectively. Each of these ideas has been successfully applied across a full range of dementia care situations
Sarah  Zoutewelle-Morris has a lifetime's experience in the visual arts and for the past 15 years has applied these skills to her work as an artist in health care.
This book, written from an artist's perspective, is a collection of insights gained and practical tools developed during the course of that work.

Price: £14.95

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Time for Dementia

A collection of writings on the meanings of time and dementia

Edited by Jane Gilliard and Mary Marshall. Illustrated by James McKillop

Time is the currency of dementia care - we should spend it on what we value most. This collection of writings, from both professional and personal perspectives, offers insight into: The meaning of time; Making time; Clocks; Time to love; Being in the moment; Night time; Past times; Pastimes; Making good use of time. Make time to read this book and get a whole new meaning on how to use this most precious currency.

Time for Dementia is illustrated in full colour throughout with James McKillop's stunning photographs.

Paperback, A4, 126pp, ISBN 978 1874 790 921

Price: £14.99

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I Remember Better When I Paint – DVD

Eric Ellena and Berna Huebner

 Initiaitives that bring people with Alzheimer's to art and creative workshops are producing remarkably postive results. Personal stories are featured including that of rita Hayworth as told by her daughter, Yasmin Aga Khan. Dozens of day care centres, nursing homes and assited-living facilities are using drawing, painting and museum visits as effective therapies, making it possible to improve the quality of life and restore a dialogue with caregivers.

The DVD includes scenes from Hearthstone, an assited living facility founded by John Zeisel.

Price: £29.38

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Poetry package

Dementia Poems CD + You Are Words + Openings (SAVE OVER £8)

Price: £20.00

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You Are Words

John Killick

Every word in this book has been spoken by a  person with dementia. John Killick has given them time to talk, listened with care, then distilled and recorded their words in a way that compels our attention. The thirty-six poems are accompanied by short commentaries which provide insight into their background.

Paperback, 78pp, ISBN 978 1 8747 90 90 7

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Dementia Diary

John Killick

This collection from renowned author John Killick invites us into the lives of people with dementia. Through the poems and stories he opens our eyes, ears, hearts and minds so that we see, hear and understand so much more about dementia and individuals, their joys, humour and fears.

'Killick has an uncanny ability to serve as a conduit for, and voice of, people with dementia. As always we see so much more in people with dementia through his eyes. This new collection is a treat; it is a privilege and a pleasure to read.' - Murna Downs

This book is for you if you:

  • Work in dementia care
  • Work in a care home
  • Care for someone at their home

Paperback, 56pp, ISBN 978 1 8747 90 877

Price: £7.50

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And Still The Music Plays

Stories of People with Dementia

Graham Stokes

Using 22 compelling stories set at home, in care homes and hospitals, clinical psychologist Graham Stokes draws on his memories of people with dementia he has met to bring us all a greater understanding of the condition and why some behave in the way they do.

“This is a book which will change lives.” - Barbara Pointon, renowned international campaigner.

A5 paperback, 244 pp, ISBN 978 18747 90884

Price: £9.99

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Designing Homes for People with Dementia

Damian Utton BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA

The detailed 25 case histories of care homes designed for people with dementia in this highly illustrated book provide essential information for everyone committed to improving the built environment for people with dementia.

Paperback, A4, 140 pages, 179 colour pictures, 52 building and site plans drawn to scale. ISBN 978 1 874790 28 0

Price: £55.00

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Making a Difference

Aimee Spector, Lene Thorgrimsen, Bob Woods and Martin Orrell

An evidence-based group programme to offer cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) to people with dementia. This manual is for people who want to make a difference to the quality of life of  the people with dementia they are working with. It describes a specific programme of group activity and stimulation, grounded firmly in the values of person-centred care and suitable for use with many people with dementia.

Paperback, with photocopiable pages, 52pp. ISBN 1 874 790 78 7

Price: £13.50

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Dementia: walking not wandering

Fresh approaches to understanding and practice

Mary Marshall and Kate Allan

This book is designed for those working with people with dementia in care homes, hospitals, day care centres and the community. It argues passionately that for people with dementia walking should neither be feared nor discouraged by professional carers, and especially not classified as challenging behaviour. Instead, walking should be viewed as an activity, fully understood, with significant potential and benefits. This book is for you if you work in dementia care.

Paperback, A4, 120pp. ISBN 1 874 790 68 X

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Safe at Home

John Woolham

Northamptonshire Safe at Home is a groundbreaking project to evaluate the role of assistive technology in helping people with dementia stay at home for as long as possible. This second evaluation looks at the impact that using assistive technology has had on the lives of people with dementia and their carers.

Paperback, 85pp. ISBN 1 874790 77 9

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Dementia Care Mapping

Experience and insights into practice

Professor Tom Kitwood

Developed by Professor Tom Kitwood, Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) has had a huge impact in dementia care. This book reviews DCM’s past, present and future, its
role in evaluations, improving person-centred care, getting the most out of DCM and improving DCM training, feedback and reliability.

Paperback, 122pp, A4. ISBN 1 874790 75 2

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Food, Glorious Food

Perspectives on food and dementia

Edited by Professor Mary Marshall

This title brings together a wide variety of research, practical guidance and experience on
every aspect of food and mealtimes in relation to dementia care. This book is for you if you:

  • Work in a care home
  • Work in dementia care

Paperback, 160pp. ISBN 1 874790 71 X

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Dementia Poems CD

Read by John Killick

Poems with a dementia focus, from the books ‘You Are Words’ and ‘Openings’, written and read by John Killick.
ISBN 1 874790 76 6

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Openings – Dementia Poems and Photographs

Edited by John Killick & Carl Cordonnier

In this follow-up volume to You Are Words, John Killick presents poems and moving black and white photographs of people with Alzheimer’s Disease, sensitively recorded by award-winning photographer Carl Cordonnier.

Paperback, 54pp. ISBN 1 874790 49 3

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ASTRID

A social and technological response to meeting the needs of individuals with Dementia and their carers

Edited by Professor Mary Marshall

A comprehensive introduction to the use of assistive technology for the care of people with dementia. The EU-funded ASTRID project brings together experience from the UK, Ireland, Norway and the Netherlands.

Wire-bound, 53pp. ISBN 1 874790 52

Price: £9.99

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The New Culture of Dementia Care

Edited by Tom Kitwood & Sue Benson

This book, which is based on both practitioners’ experience and detailed research, sets out some of the key elements of a culture of care in which the person comes first.
This book is for you if you:

  • Work in dementia care
  • Work in a care home
  • Care for someone at their home

Paperback, 80pp. ISBN 1 874790 17 5

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Design for Dementia

Edited by Stephen Judd, Mary Marshall & Peter Phippen

Designing buildings for people with dementia is both an art and a science. The twenty case histories illustrated in this book, drawn from eight countries, illustrate both principles. This book is for you if you:

  • Work in dementia care
  • Work in a care home

Paperback, 150pp. ISBN 1 874790 35 3

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Dementia Topics for the Millennium and Beyond

Edited by Sue Benson

With more than 40 chapters selected from presentations made at Journal of Dementia Care conferences, this book offers an excellent snapshot of the diversity and quality of contemporary dementia care.

Paperback, 162pp. ISBN 1 874790 64 7

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Caring for Continence: A Care Assistant’s Guide

Christine Norton & Mandy Fader

A practical guide to a challenging healthcare issue, aimed at healthcare assistants and support workers caring for elderly or disabled people in residential environments.

Paperback, 96pp. ISBN 1 874790 11 6

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Health Care Needs of a Multi-Racial Society

Perminder & Gurdev Bal

This book aims to help health workers provide a better standard of care by giving basic information about some of the religions and cultures found in Britain today.

Paperback,120pp. ISBN 1 874790 23 X

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Natural Therapies for Older People

Wendy Rigby

An introduction to the benefits of the main natural therapies for older people living in care homes.
Paperback, 64pp. ISBN 1 874790 21 3

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Person Centred Care

Edited by Sue Benson; introduction & concept by Professor Tom Kitwood

This book draws together the acclaimed series of person-centred care studies published in The Journal of Dementia Care.
Paperback, 43pp.

ISBN 1 874790 54 X

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Care to Communicate: Helping the older person with dementia

Author: Jennie Powell

A book for all those who want to communicate better with people with dementia, offering clear, practical guidance, helpful examples and strategies for overcoming problems.

Paperback, 103pp. ISBN 1 874790 48 5.

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