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Legislation for restrictive practices and notes on Serious Incident Reporting have been updated for this second edition. The author combines her experience as a Medical Scientist, Diversional Therapist and teacher in writing this book.

Author: Judy Greenidge

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This book is about ways to improve quality of lifestyle in residential aged care. It targets direct care workers, in particular Recreation Activity Officers. Leisure and lifestyle theory and practice is simply explained, including implementation methods for Australian Aged Care Quality Standards and legislation. It explores current research into the benefits of 7 key elements of lifestyle facilitation as well as many hands-on practical ways to apply it. The 7Cs are: showing we Care, effective 2-way Communication, Connection with others both within and outside the facility, resident Control over their lifestyle, the importance of options for Challenge and Creativity and opportunities to make a Contribution. Further chapters focus on other key aspects of this role, including facilitating groups and one-on-one sessions. Legislation for restrictive practices and notes on Serious Incident Reporting and has been updated for this second edition. This book relates to residents both with and without a diagnosis of dementia.The author combines her experience as a Medical Scientist, Diversional Therapist and teacher in writing this book.
2022-03-24 By Judy Greenidge