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Developing Excellent Care for People Living with Dementia in Care Homes

by Caroline Baker, Jason Corrigan-Charlesworth, Pete Calveley & Sue Goldsmith Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 14, 2014)

The award-winning PEARL programme has been proven to dramatically increase the wellbeing of people with dementia living in care homes. This concise and accessible guide describes the key criteria of the programme,...


Promoting Public Mental Health and Well-being: Principles into Practice

by Alyson M. Learmonth, Catherine J. Mackereth, Jean S. Brown & John R. Ashton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2014)

What factors affect mental health and well-being on a societal and individual level, and how can mental health be enhanced through effective prevention and intervention? This book sets out key strategies, and...


Art Therapy and Clinical Neuroscience

by Noah Hass-Cohen, Richard Carr, Joanna Clyde Findlay & Kara Wahlin et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 15, 2008)

This book offers an authoritative introductory account of recent developments in clinical neuroscience and its impact on art therapy theory and practice. It deciphers neuroscientific language and theory and...


Music and the Social Model: An Occupational Therapist's Approach to Music with People Labelled as Having Learning Disabilities

by Jane Williams & Rachel Purtell Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 28, 2013)

Accessible and inspirational, the unique approaches in this book provide everything you need to know to empower people with learning difficulties to experience and enjoy music. Written from an Occupational Therapy...


Deeno's Dream Journeys in the Big Blue Bubble: A Relaxation Programme to Help Children Manage their Emotions

by Julia Langensiepen & Gerry Turley Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 15, 2009)

Deeno's Dream Journeys in the Big Blue Bubble is a fun and easy-to-use guide to a special relaxation technique for children. Adapted from the system of Autogenics, the six-week programme uses positive affirmations...


The Art and Science of Motivation: A Therapist's Guide to Working with Children

by Jenny Ziviani, Anne Poulsen & Monica Cuskelly Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 15, 2012)

This book provides a comprehensive understanding of methods for working with children with a range of difficulties. It presents a new model for working with these groups to enhance motivation and engagement...


Emerging Values in Health Care: The Challenge for Professionals

by Ben Hannigan, Huw Thomas, Roisin Pill & Stephen Pattison et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2010)

This volume explains how health care professions and their values have changed over the last forty years, charting where they have come from, where they are now, and how they might develop in the future. There...


Living with Learning Disabilities, Dying with Cancer: Thirteen Personal Stories

by Irene Tuffrey-Wijne & Sheila Hollins Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 15, 2009)

This book is a powerful and moving account of the experiences of 13 people with learning disabilities who were living with cancer. The author gained a unique understanding of what it is like for individuals...


Mental Health, Service User Involvement and Recovery

by Jenny Weinstein, Liz Green, Tony Leiba & Humphrey Greaves et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2009)

As the momentum for personalisation and recovery approaches grows, service users are increasingly participating as partners in all aspects of health and social care delivery, policy-making and professional training....


The Core Concepts of Occupational Therapy: A Dynamic Framework for Practice

by Jennifer Creek & Anne Lawson-Porter Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2010)

Based on the work of the terminology project group of the European Network of Occupational Therapy in Higher Education (ENOTHE), this book selects and defines the core building blocks of occupational therapy...


Developmental Speech-Language Training through Music for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theory and Clinical Application

by Hayoung A. Lim & Karen Epps Miller Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 15, 2011)

The complete guide to Dr. Lim's highly effective 'Developmental Speech-Language Training through Music' (DSLM). It covers a theoretical foundation, the latest research, clinical implications of DSLM protocols,...


Creating Change for Complex Children and their Families: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Multi-Family Work

by Amelia Oldfield, Marion Polichroniadis, Jo Holmes & Ian M Goodyer Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

Using detailed case studies, this book focuses on the needs of children with a range of behavioural difficulties, and explores their complicated interactions. The book examines how to integrate multi-disciplinary...


Fuzzy Buzzy Groups for Children with Developmental and Sensory Processing Difficulties: A Step-by-Step Resource

by Fiona Brownlee, Lindsay Munro & Aisling Nolan Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 15, 2009)

This resource has been devised to address the needs of children with sensory processing difficulties and development delay in specialist and inclusive settings. It contains everything you need to run a Fuzzy...


Children with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties and Communication Problems: There is Always a Reason

by Melanie Cross Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

Children and young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEBD) are far more likely to have communication problems than their peers. Exploring the ways in which children's language and emotional...


Sleep: Multi-Professional Perspectives

by Ved P Varma, Alex Westcombe, Andrew Green & Lee Scrivner et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 15, 2012)

This multi-disciplinary book offers an unprecedented range of contributions relating to sleep in one comprehensive volume. The science of sleep and its sociological and cultural aspects are explored, as are...


Can I tell you about Selective Mutism?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Alison Wintgens, Maggie Johnson & Robyn Gallow Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 15, 2012)

Hannah invites readers to learn about selective mutism from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is and what it feels like to have SM. This illustrated book is packed with accessible information...


Understanding Stammering or Stuttering: A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals

by Elaine Kelman, Alison Whyte & Michael Palin Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 15, 2012)

This accessible book will shed light on the perplexing nature of stammers, enabling those who care for children affected to find answers and get the correct help. It offers techniques and exercises to build...


How We Treat the Sick: Neglect and Abuse in Our Health Services

by Michael Mandelstam Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

The author shows beyond question that neglectful care is a systemic blight, rather than mere local blemish, within our health services. He analyses the causes and factors involved, reveals the widespread denial...


Can I tell you about Asthma?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Lesley Mills & Rosy Salaman Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 15, 2012)

Alfie invites readers to learn about asthma from his perspective and describes what it feels like to have an asthma attack, how to use an inhaler, what the common triggers are and how people around him can help....


Humanizing Healthcare Reforms

by Gerald Arbuckle & Maria Theresa Ho Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 15, 2012)

This book looks at the problems facing healthcare systems from a social anthropological angle, and argues for a return to a values-based approach to healthcare. The author clarifies how organizations need to...


Understanding 6-7-Year-Olds

by Corinne Aves & Jonathan Bradley Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 15, 2006)

This accessible book provides a wealth of information to help parents, educators and carers better relate to children at this exciting, yet demanding, stage of development. Corinne Aves offers guidance on encouraging...


My Anxiety Handbook

by Sue Knowles, Bridie Gallagher, Phoebe McEwen & Emmeline Pidgen Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 18, 2018)

Helping young people with anxiety learn to recognise and manage their symptoms, this anxiety survival guide teaches 12 to 18 year olds how they can overcome their biggest worries. Showing that anxiety is a normal...


Values in Health and Social Care

by Ben Hannigan, Ray Samuriwo, Stephen Pattison & Andrew Todd Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 14, 2017)

This innovative workbook enables those working in health and social care to deepen their understanding of the values that underpin their practice. Rich in practical exercises that invite the reader to engage...


Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing

by Danuta Lipinska, Caroline Baker & Sally Knocker Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2017)

Despite being integral parts of all our identities, sexuality, sex and intimacy are what many would call the Last Taboo in dementia care, usually seen as 'problem behaviours' to be stopped and dealt with. Informed...


Autism and Enablement

by Matt Bushell, Sandra Gasson & Ute Vann Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2017)

Adults with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) or a suspected diagnosis often have hidden needs that go unmet by public services. This book describes and analyses the Kent ASC enablement approach, a short-term...


The Multi-Sensory Reminiscence Activity Book

by Sophie Jopling & Sarah Mousley Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2017)

With a key theme for every week of the year, this resource contains extended multi-sensory reminiscence group session plans for older adults. Written by experienced occupational therapists, it provides detailed...


Observation in Health and Social Care

by Helen Hingley-Jones, Lucille Allain, Clare Parkinson & Andrew Cooper et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2017)

Examining and exploring new approaches to therapeutic observation in health and social care, this multidisciplinary guide discusses and analyses its uses in a range of practical contexts with children, families...


Excellent Dementia Care in Hospitals

by Rita Freyne, Jo James, Jules Knight & Josh Pettit et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 21, 2017)

People with dementia increasingly find themselves staying in hospitals for extended periods, and dementia is often only diagnosed on admission to hospital for a separate health issue. This practical guide presents...


An Occupational Therapist's Guide to Sleep and Sleep Problems

by Cary Brown, Andrew Green, Jennifer Thai & Chris Alford et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 21, 2015)

Written by and for occupational therapists, this comprehensive book is the ultimate guide to sleep and sleep disorders. With detailed explanations of sleep theory and research, and recommendations for interventions,...


Sensory Processing Disorders in Children

by Matt Mielnick Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 18, 2017)

Everything we know about the world we live in starts with information we take in through the senses. This book explains the way our sensory system works and shows how small inefficiencies in this complex system...


Building Language Using LEGO® Bricks: A Practical Guide

by Jacqui Rochester, Dawn Ralph & Georgina Gomez de la Cuesta Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 18, 2016)

Harness the power of LEGO® bricks to promote essential skills in children and young people with speech, language and communication needs. This practical guide is full of information and tips on identifying...


Communicating Better with People on the Autism Spectrum: 35 Things You Need to Know

by Paddy-Joe Moran Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 18, 2016)

An essential quick read for all professionals working with people with autism, this book contains 35 tips for effective and sensitive communication with individuals on the spectrum. Focusing on positive language...


Connecting through Music with People with Dementia: A Guide for Caregivers

by Robin Rio Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2009)

This user-friendly book demonstrates how even simple sounds and movements can engage people with dementia, promoting relaxation and enjoyment. All that's needed to succeed is a love of music, and a desire to...


Person-Centred Thinking with Older People: 6 Essential Practices

by Helen Sanderson, Gill Bailey, Helen Bown & Dorothy Runnicles et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 21, 2015)

Person-centred practices are a key way to provide the best possible care and support for older people and help them to be active and valued members of the community. Drawing on a wealth of experience of working...


Basic Anatomy and Physiology for the Music Therapist

by Daniel J. Schneck Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2015)

This clear and accessible book presents key information about the anatomy and physiology of the human body for the music therapist, focusing on areas of particular relevance to their practice. This information...


Creating Culturally Appropriate Outside Spaces and Experiences for People with Dementia: Using Nature and the Outdoors in Person-Centred Care

by Jane Gilliard, Mary Marshall, Abigail Masterton & Margaret-Anne Tibbs et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 21, 2014)

Cultural sensitivity is a key component of person-centred dementia care. This book acts as a rich source of information and ideas for all those interested in creating culturally-appropriate outdoor spaces and...


Person-Centred Teams: A Practical Guide to Delivering Personalisation Through Effective Team-work

by Helen Sanderson & Mary Beth Lepkowsky Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 21, 2014)

This practical guide provides much-needed guidance on person-centred working following the roll out of personalisation and personal budgets across health and social care. Straightforward and easy-to-read, it...


How We Think About Dementia: Personhood, Rights, Ethics, the Arts and What They Mean for Care

by Julian C. Hughes Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2014)

Providing a much-needed accessible overview of the complex philosophical and ethical underpinnings of dementia care, this book explores current thinking around the concepts of ageing, personhood, capacity, liberty,...


Contemporary Art Therapy with Adolescents

by Shirley Riley & Cathy A Malchiodi Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 01, 1999)

Offers practical and imaginative solutions to the multifaceted challenges that clinicians face when treating young people by fusing the contemporary theories of clinical treatment with the creative processes...


Can I tell you about Stuttering?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Sue Cottrell & Sophie Khan Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 28, 2013)

Harry invites readers to learn about what it is like to stutter from his perspective and how it affects his daily life and makes him feel. He explains techniques he has learnt that can help reduce his stuttering...


Living Better with Dementia: Good Practice and Innovation for the Future

by Shibley Rahman, Beth Britton, Chris Roberts & Kate Swaffer Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2015)

With currently evolving dementia policy, how can we ensure that living well with dementia continues to be a primary aim for future national dementia strategies? This book looks at current policy and research...


Independent Mental Health Advocacy - The Right to Be Heard: Context, Values and Good Practice

by Konstantina Poursanidou, Laura Able, Julie Ridley & Karen Newbigging et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2015)

This research-based book tells you everything you need to know about independent mental health advocacy (IMHA), including the role that IMHAs play within mental health services, their relationship with service...


Whistleblowing and Ethics in Health and Social Care

by Angie Ash Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 19, 2016)

Those who speak up about poor, corrupt or unethical practice often do so at a great personal cost. This timely book explores our understanding of the ethics of whistleblowing and shows how managers and organisations...


The Weighted Blanket Guide: Everything You Need to Know about Weighted Blankets and Deep Pressure for Autism, Chronic Pain, and Other Conditions

by Eileen Parker & Cara Koscinski Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 19, 2016)

This concise guide provides everything you need to know about deep pressure and using weighted blankets to help with sensory integration, improve sleep, lessen anxiety, ease chronic pain, and more. Based on...


Integrated Care in Action: A Practical Guide for Health, Social Care and Housing Support

by Robin Miller, Hilary Brown & Catherine Mangan Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2016)

Integration is now a key expectation within the delivery of health and social care services in the UK and internationally. However, it still remains difficult to achieve and sustain in practice. Based on learning...


POTS and Other Acquired Dysautonomia in Children and Adolescents: Diagnosis, Interventions, and Multi-disciplinary Management

by Kelly McCracken Barnhill & Fletcher Barnhill Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2016)

Providing clear information on the causes, symptoms and diagnosis of POTS and other acquired dysautonomia, this practical handbook allows parents and professionals to gain a fuller understanding of post-viral...


Cultural Perspectives on Mental Wellbeing: Spiritual Interpretations of Symptoms in Medical Practice

by Natalie Tobert & Michael Cornwall Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2016)

Providing much needed understandings of cultural differences in attitudes and beliefs towards issues such as illness, death and mental health, this book is a remedy against the cultural dissonance occurring...


Understanding OCD

by Eric A. Storch, Adam B. Lewin, Michael Sulkowski & Marni Jacob et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 21, 2017)

Giving a full overview of childhood obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and discussing all major treatment options, including cognitive behavioural therapy and medication, this guide provides the essential information...


The Golden Thread

by Pat Pilkington, Felicity Biggart & Caroline Myss Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2016)

Pat Pilkington was co-founder of the Bristol Cancer Help Centre, the first charity to offer a truly holistic approach to cancer care. In this memoir, completed when she knew she was approaching death, Pat tells...


Anti-discriminatory Practice in Mental Health Care for Older People

by Pauline Lane, Rachel Tribe, Maria Castro Romero & Siobhan Spencer et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 21, 2017)

Exploring the key issues around anti-discriminatory practice for professionals working with older people in mental health services, this book explores ways to improve the health and social care of older people...