"Despite recent advances in our knowledge about the ageing process, the general awareness of these by professionals working with the elderly is limited. Current views on the cause and implications of dementia, for example, are rarely translated into practical advice for health service staff. The implications of neuropsychological deficits are also often not appreciated in planning interventions and treatment programmes. This book aims to clarify the nature of neuropsychological changes that occur with ageing and provide guidance for all staff caring for older people. Principal subjects discussed are the nature of Alzheimer's disease and related dementia, assessment, head injury, language difficulties and retraining methods. Aimed at psychologists, physicians in geriatric medicine, psychiatry and neurology nurses, occupational therapists, speech therapists and others concerned with elderly people and rehabilitation, the book provides a major addition to this literature."
Book in good condition, although it is an ex-library book with the normal stamps and stickers.