When Waves Rise is a must read for care providers taking care of a loved one at home, direct services providers who want to be more effective with patients, and professionals who wish to support the care providers they serve.
Sarah handles a difficult topic with care as she condenses 11 years of experience serving those living with dementia. Her experience has helped care providers, both personal and professional, better understand the "why" behind difficult moments.
The ever-present changes that dementia creates lead to challenges that are not easily understood. When Waves Rise helps to explain these changes and challenges with practical examples that provide technical explanations and takeaways. Care providers can use the tools in this book for day-to-day support and ongoing as the disease progresses.
Readers have stated that When Waves Rise "offers insight on how to react to changes in behavior" and "does excellent job of explaining the progression of dementia and how it is viewed from the dementia sufferer and the caregiver." Further stating "excellent, practical and useful book filled with picture language to make a complicated subject understandable."