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Excellence in Dementia Care highly commended in the psychiatry category of the BMA Medical Book Awards

Published: Tues 8 Sept 2015
Excellence in Dementia Care highly commended in the psychiatry category of the BMA Medical Book Awards

The new edition of the landmark Excellence in Dementia Care textbook, co-edited by Professor Murna Downs, Head of the School of Dementia Studies, and Professor Barbara Bowers (University of Wisconsin, Madison) has been Highly Commended in the Psychiatry category of the BMA Medical Book Awards.

The BMA Medical Book Awards take place annually to recognise outstanding contributions to the medical literature. The judging panel awards books for their applicability to audience, production quality and originality. This years ceremony took place on Thursday 3 September 2015 at BMA House, London.

About Excellence in Dementia Care: Research into Practice 2nd ed.

This scholarly yet accessible textbook is the most comprehensive single text in the field of dementia care.

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Drawn from research evidence, international expertise and good practice guidelines, the book has been crafted alongside people with dementia and their families. Case studies and quotes in every chapter illustrate the realities of living with dementia and bring the theory to life.

Fully updated with ten brand new chapters, this landmark textbook has enormous breadth and gives an authoritative overview of dementia care. This text will provide knowledge, encouragement and motivation to a hard-pressed workforce and anyone interested in dementia care, ranging from first-year health and social care students (of any discipline) right through to experienced academics.

Drawn from research evidence, international expertise and good practice guidelines, the book has been crafted alongside people with dementia and their families. Case studies and quotes in every chapter
illustrate the realities of living with dementia and bring the theory to life.

This comprehensive text is a unique achievement. The expertise of researchers, practitioners and academic tutors is brought together in a stimulating, informative and sometimes provocative read.

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