Dementia Studies: A Social Science Perspective
- Publish Date: 2009-03-18
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Anthea Innes
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What is dementia? How should we organize dementia care? This comprehensive book critically examines the main approaches to understanding dementiabio-medical, social-psychological, and socio-gerontologicaland the main principles and ideologies of care.
- Provides clarity on the gap between the utopian aspirations of care and the reality of care
- Opens up a series of questions about knowledge and treatment of dementia
- Argues for a transition from positions that place emphasis upon the individual or particular care services to the social, cultural, and economic context
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