||Baltimore, MD (June 2011) Baltimore, MD (November 2011) A new Health Professions Press (HPP) title, Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care, received an award in the 20th annual National Mature Media Awards Program. Presented by the Mature Market Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for the senior market, this awards program recognizes the nation's finest advertising, marketing, and educational materials designed and produced for older adults.
Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care by G. Allen Power, M.D., F.A.C.P., was recognized with a Honorable Mention in the Book (Editorial) category. This unique resource will enable caregivers to change the way they provide care. Learn what it takes to effect real culture change within residential care settings while reducing the administration of psychotropic drugs in the symptomatic treatment of dementia. This timely new resource, by Dr. G. Allen Power, a board-certified internist, geriatrician, nursing home practitioner, and Eden Alternative"! Educator, draws upon his robust medical experience and lends a unique perspective to the idea of culture change.
"This book is ground-breaking, courageous, and awesome, representing a new milestone in dementia care. Dr. G. Allen Power dares to challenge the current paradigm and urges readers to walk the walk of culture change, creating a better world for people with dementia." Hilary Lee, Msc, OTR, Chair, The Society for the Arts in Dementia Care (Australia) Inc.
All entries in the awards program were judged by a distinguished panel of mature market experts from across the country for overall excellence of design, content, creativity, and relevance to the senior market. HPP titles have received medals in the National Mature Media Awards Program since 2001. For more information about Dementia Beyond Drugs, please visit our website at www.healthpropress.com/power.
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