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Dr. William A.M. Cutting - Dementia (A Positive Response) (2nd Hand Paperback)

£4.70
SKU B001564
Synopsis

Dementia is a major medical and social problem. It is a serious and progressive condition that can affect every area of life. By 2025 there will be 1 million people in UK with dementia, 1 in 6 people over 80 and a significant number of younger people. It affects a wide circle of those around each individual.

Take appropriate steps and progression may be slowed, enabling years of interesting and companionable, comfortable and enjoyable life.

Those with dementia need and deserve much personal loving care! This book contains practical advice about how best to provide good and appropriate support. Whether you are someone with dementia, a personal carer, a family member or someone with a concern about the condition, you will find reasons for hope and positive encouragement.

In simple language it sets out the current understanding about the condition and practical ways to help those living with the disease.

Details
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback.
  • Condition : Very Good (Almost As New)
  • Category : Non-Fiction - Health, Medicine, Psychology & Self-Help
  • Published : 2018 (Onwards & Upwards)
  • ISBN : 9781788156752
  • SKU : B001564
  • PPC : LL290gm
  • RRP : £11.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

" . . . varied, comprehensive, sympathetic and realistic.”Rev. Tom Houston.

“ . . . the most inspiring and helpful book on dementia that I have read.”Dr Gareth Tuckwell.

The Author

William Cutting was born in South India where his father was a medical missionary and his grandfather had been Principal of a Mission High School in Varanasi (Benares, North India). He trained in medicine at Edinburgh University where he met his wife, Margot, who was also training for medical mission work. They worked in rural India, Andhra Pradesh, for twelve years, developing simple child health services and using nutrition rehabilitation to help mothers feed their malnourished children back to health with local foods. After six years at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Tropical Child Health Unit of the Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street, he was appointed to the Department of Child Life and Health of the University of Edinburgh with special responsibility for international paediatric trainees. He also acted as consultant with WHO, UNICEF, British Council etc.