Validation Techniques for Dementia Care by Vicki de Klerk-Rubin offers an effective method of communicating with people who have Dementia. Caregivers will learn the Validation method – a collection of techniques for communicating with a confused or disoriented person in their care. This method helps moderate stressful situations and improves overall behavior. Specific verbal and nonverbal communication techniques are illustrated in photographs and explained in detail. Ten case studies are provided to help demonstrate how to use this approach in real-life situations.
Recommended for those caring for individuals with Dementia, Alzheimer’s, or related disorders. 132 pages; softcover.