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The Resource Dementia and Human Rights

Dementia and Human Rights

Label
Dementia and Human Rights
Title
Dementia and Human Rights
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Launching the dementia debate into new and exciting territory, this book applies a human rights lens to interrogate the lived experience and policy response to dementia
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Cahill, Suzanne
Dewey number
344.044
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Dementia
  • Dementia
  • Human rights
Label
Dementia and Human Rights
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-232) and index
Contents
  • Intro; DEMENTIA AND HUMAN RIGHTS; Contents; List of tables and figures; Tables; Figures; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Part One. A conceptual framework; 1. An introduction to human rights and dementia; Introduction; Rationale for writing this book; Aims and objectives; Defining and describing 'human rights'; Human rights declarations and covenants; Dementia as a human rights issue: a distinction between rights and needs; Dementia as a health condition; Critical perspectives; Structure of the book; A brief word on terminology; 2. Dementia as a disability; Introduction; Defining disability
  • Models of disabilityModels of dementia; A critique of Kitwood; Success of the disability rights movement: some unique challenges for self advocates diagnosed with dementia; Disability and the CRPD; Language and dementia; Conclusion; 3. Setting the context: The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; Introduction; An overview of the CRPD; Terminology; Articles in the CRPD; Recent political developments; Conclusion; Part Two. Using a human rights lens to interrogate policy and practice; 4. The right to a good quality of life at home and in the community
  • Equal recognition before the lawThe right to an early diagnosis and its disclosure; The right to rehabilitation based on multidisciplinary assessment; The right to live independently and be included in the community; Conclusion; 5. The right to a good quality of life in care homes or in nursing homes; Introduction; Freedom from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; Behaviours that challenge; The right to privacy; The right to access the physical environment; Right to participate in meaningful activities; Conclusion
  • 6. Emerging public policy on dementia: the implications of a human rights-based approach for policy and practiceIntroduction; Public policy on dementia; Awareness of human rights and the implications of a rights-based approach for practitioners; Principles of a human rights-based approach and elements of person-centred care; Conclusion; 7. Legal capacity for people with dementia: a human rights approach; Introduction; Article 12 of the CRPD and General Comment No 1; Law reform: British Columbia and the Republic of Ireland
  • Future directions: the potential of a Convention on the Rights of Older PersonsConclusion; 8. Conclusions: grounds for hope; Opening the debate: a new conversation; Grounds for hope; A life of quality and equality; The way forward; Conclusion; References; Index
Control code
on1032723960
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447331384
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1032723960
Label
Dementia and Human Rights
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-232) and index
Contents
  • Intro; DEMENTIA AND HUMAN RIGHTS; Contents; List of tables and figures; Tables; Figures; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Part One. A conceptual framework; 1. An introduction to human rights and dementia; Introduction; Rationale for writing this book; Aims and objectives; Defining and describing 'human rights'; Human rights declarations and covenants; Dementia as a human rights issue: a distinction between rights and needs; Dementia as a health condition; Critical perspectives; Structure of the book; A brief word on terminology; 2. Dementia as a disability; Introduction; Defining disability
  • Models of disabilityModels of dementia; A critique of Kitwood; Success of the disability rights movement: some unique challenges for self advocates diagnosed with dementia; Disability and the CRPD; Language and dementia; Conclusion; 3. Setting the context: The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; Introduction; An overview of the CRPD; Terminology; Articles in the CRPD; Recent political developments; Conclusion; Part Two. Using a human rights lens to interrogate policy and practice; 4. The right to a good quality of life at home and in the community
  • Equal recognition before the lawThe right to an early diagnosis and its disclosure; The right to rehabilitation based on multidisciplinary assessment; The right to live independently and be included in the community; Conclusion; 5. The right to a good quality of life in care homes or in nursing homes; Introduction; Freedom from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; Behaviours that challenge; The right to privacy; The right to access the physical environment; Right to participate in meaningful activities; Conclusion
  • 6. Emerging public policy on dementia: the implications of a human rights-based approach for policy and practiceIntroduction; Public policy on dementia; Awareness of human rights and the implications of a rights-based approach for practitioners; Principles of a human rights-based approach and elements of person-centred care; Conclusion; 7. Legal capacity for people with dementia: a human rights approach; Introduction; Article 12 of the CRPD and General Comment No 1; Law reform: British Columbia and the Republic of Ireland
  • Future directions: the potential of a Convention on the Rights of Older PersonsConclusion; 8. Conclusions: grounds for hope; Opening the debate: a new conversation; Grounds for hope; A life of quality and equality; The way forward; Conclusion; References; Index
Control code
on1032723960
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447331384
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1032723960

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