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Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia [electronic resource] : Exploring the Interface.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781843105855Publication details: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009.ISBN:
  • 9781846429408
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia : Exploring the InterfaceDDC classification:
  • 616.8/3
LOC classification:
  • RC521.D43 2009
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Contents:
Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia: Exploring the Interface; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia: Mapping the Terrain; Part 1: Conceptualizing the Issues; 2. Narrative and Decision-Making; 3. Decision-Making as Social Practice: Exploring the Relevance of Bourdieu's Concepts of Habitus and Symbolic Capital; 4. Hunting Good Will in the Wilderness; 5. A Confucian Two-Dimensional Approach to Personhood, Dementia, and Decision-Making; 6. Cultural Safety, Decision-Making and Dementia: Troubling Notions of Autonomy and Personhood
14. The Communicative Capacity of the Body and Clinical Decision-Making in Dementia CareConclusion; 15. Decision-Making and Dementia: Toward a Social Model of Understanding; Contributors; Subject Index; Author Index;
Part 2: Policy and Practice Issues7. Decisions, Decisions...Linking Personalization to Person-Centred Care; 8. Confronting the Challenges of Assessing Capacity: Dementia in the Context of Abuse; 9. Capacity, Vulnerability, Risk and Consent: Personhood in the Law; 10. Personhood, Financial Decision-Making and Dementia: An Australian Perspective; Part 3: Understanding at the Everyday Level; 11. Analysing Decision-Making: Bridging and Balancing; 12. Personhood, Dementia and the Use of Formal Support Services: Exploring the Decision-Making Process; 13. Families, Dementia and Decisions
Summary: Dementia is a devastating disorder which may dramatically interfere with decision-making abilities. Effort has focused on trying to determine when a person is no longer capable of making particular decisions or is globally incompetent. However, much less focus has been placed on understanding how the capacity to make decisions influences one's view of oneself, one's world and one's treatment by others. This book aims to broaden discussion around this issue by moving beyond a focus on notions of capability and competence to explore the importance of personhood and the underlying complexities of
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Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia: Exploring the Interface; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia: Mapping the Terrain; Part 1: Conceptualizing the Issues; 2. Narrative and Decision-Making; 3. Decision-Making as Social Practice: Exploring the Relevance of Bourdieu's Concepts of Habitus and Symbolic Capital; 4. Hunting Good Will in the Wilderness; 5. A Confucian Two-Dimensional Approach to Personhood, Dementia, and Decision-Making; 6. Cultural Safety, Decision-Making and Dementia: Troubling Notions of Autonomy and Personhood

14. The Communicative Capacity of the Body and Clinical Decision-Making in Dementia CareConclusion; 15. Decision-Making and Dementia: Toward a Social Model of Understanding; Contributors; Subject Index; Author Index;

Part 2: Policy and Practice Issues7. Decisions, Decisions...Linking Personalization to Person-Centred Care; 8. Confronting the Challenges of Assessing Capacity: Dementia in the Context of Abuse; 9. Capacity, Vulnerability, Risk and Consent: Personhood in the Law; 10. Personhood, Financial Decision-Making and Dementia: An Australian Perspective; Part 3: Understanding at the Everyday Level; 11. Analysing Decision-Making: Bridging and Balancing; 12. Personhood, Dementia and the Use of Formal Support Services: Exploring the Decision-Making Process; 13. Families, Dementia and Decisions

Dementia is a devastating disorder which may dramatically interfere with decision-making abilities. Effort has focused on trying to determine when a person is no longer capable of making particular decisions or is globally incompetent. However, much less focus has been placed on understanding how the capacity to make decisions influences one's view of oneself, one's world and one's treatment by others. This book aims to broaden discussion around this issue by moving beyond a focus on notions of capability and competence to explore the importance of personhood and the underlying complexities of