Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing: A Person-Centred Guide for by Danuta Lipinska,Caroline Baker

By Danuta Lipinska,Caroline Baker

regardless of being imperative components of all our identities, sexuality, intercourse and intimacy are what many may name the final Taboo in dementia care, frequently visible as 'problem behaviours' to be stopped and handled.

Informed via a mix of obtainable neuroscience and person-centred compassion, Danuta Lipinska's new ebook indicates that the human desire for intimacy, attachment and sexual expression is as very important for helping the well being and personhood of individuals with dementia as verbal exchange and care. contemplating the mind because the body's greatest intercourse organ, it examines the cognitive alterations that take place in dementia and what those alterations suggest within the context of sexual behaviour and consent. utilising easy equipment and drawing on many conversations with women and men dwelling with dementia, the booklet is a revealing learn for these residing with dementia and their households, in addition to the pros operating with them. It eventually explains how it truly is attainable to appreciate and aid the sexual identification and well being of people that have dementia, whereas addressing the wonderful stability among vulnerability and the precise to self-expression.

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