71 - The Past in the Present: Using Reminiscence in Health and Social Care
Promote or revive your clients' abilities to solve problems, cope more effectively, improve communication and social interactions, and build their self-esteem with the formal and informal reminiscence strategies contained in The Past in the Present.
Practical strategies are enchanced by photocopiable forms and charts that assist in accountability, dozens of case examples from diverse populations and programs, a 20th century time line.
The Past in the Present is an essential reminiscence resource for nursing staff and paraprofessionals, social workers, psychologists, occupational terapists, activity directors, recreation therapists, professionals providing training programs for volunteers and family caregivers, community groups, and school and college programs providing community service and intergenerational outreach. Instructors in gerontology and related disciplines will find this an insightful, essential addition to their curricula.