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Terra Nova Films

Overview
Works: 412 works in 666 publications in 1 language and 6,716 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Case studies  Instructional films  Short films  Popular works 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, prn, fds
Classifications: PN1997, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Terra Nova Films
Elder Abuse : Five Case Studies by Cheryl E Woodson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In interviews with five actual victims of abuse, counselors explore their clients' financial, emotional, and health problems and the effect these had on their ability to lead independent lives. The role of counselors is demonstrated as they assist patients in exploring available options
I'd Rather Be Home( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norman is caught in a cycle of physical abuse at the hands of his grown son, and yet when given the opportunity to live safely apart from him in an adult care facility, says he would rather be home. In candid interviews Norman recalls the close relationship he once had with his son and expresses confusion about the brutal behavior the man now exhibits. He's reluctant to press charges and his wife denies that any beatings occur, and thus the rounds of violence, remorse, and relapse continue. A follow-up to the story presented in Elder Abuse: Five Case Studies, this program documents Norman's situation over a period of seven years, raising many issues central to dealing with elder abuse cases
In their own words : domestic abuse in later life by Jane A Raymond( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thousand tomorrows : intimacy, sexuality, and Alzheimer's( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alzheimer's patients and their spouses discuss the effect of Alzheimer's disease on their personal and sexual relationships, particularly the impact of the spouse's changing role from partner to caregiver
A Mother Never Gives Up Hope : Older Mothers and Abusive Adult Sons( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verbal attacks, death threats, duping them into signing away property, monitoring phone calls so other family members never find out what's going onin this program four women discuss the abuse they endured while living with their adult sons. Anne reveals what it's like to obtain a restraining order against her own child yet still want him to be a part of her life, and Rita wishes her son would get help, even as all four mothers continue to feel unconditional love for the men while grappling with the necessity of finding ways to protect themselves. Both emotional and empowering, the stories also shed light on how advocates can better assist other survivors of this under-reported form of domestic abuse
Person-Centered Dementia Care: Stories and Examples( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through hands-on stories and examples, this program shows the positive impact of person-centered care. When caregivers meet persons with dementia 'where they are' and find creative and engaging ways to connect with each individual, based on their needs and preferences, life is better for both residents and staff. The program includes the case study of Elaine, a resident who attempts to leave the facility and go home. By pinpointing the importance of knowing the resident, it shows how her 'exit-seeking' behavior is addressed and managed in the context of who she is and what she needs at that particular time. The program also shows how to make life richer for the residents who have dementia by personalizing their dining experience, encouraging use of remaining abilities, and engaging them in creative activities
I'll Be There For You: Providing Person-Centered Dementia Care( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This chaptered video shows how to make a hands-on shift to person-centered dementia care that engages the whole person and creates a support system based on each resident's needs and preferences. From natural wake-ups to music therapy, the video looks at the benefits of involving residents in their care as much as possible, finding ways to help them to "continue" living life the way they prefer, and engaging them in personalized activities that boost self-esteem and interaction. It also empowers nursing assistants to act upon (and communicate to other team members) their first-hand knowledge of each resident to ensure a better understanding of their care needs. Chapters: Person-Centered Dementia Care. Natural Wake-ups. iPod Music Program. Person-Centered Care: The Bottom Line. An excellent "going forward" resource to improve quality of care for both residents and staff
My mother, my father( Visual )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the issues involved in caring for elderly parents by focusing on the various ways in which four families are handling the problem. Includes interviews with parents and their families
More Than a Thousand Tomorrows : Intimacy and Late-Stage Alzheimer's( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A follow-up to the video A Thousand Tomorrows: Intimacy, Sexuality, and Alzheimer's, this program revisits Everett and Betty, married for 25 years when Betty was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, to document the changes that late-stage dementia brought to their sexual relationship. Central to the program is Everett's candid discussion with a social worker about his feelings and decisions regarding ongoing physical intimacy with his wife, and how he has coped with her new responses to sexuality. The video also addresses the sensitive subject of healthy spouses developing new relationships when their loved one becomes severely debilitated or confined to a nursing home. (22 minutes) A streaming videorecording
Into the other lane : driving and dementia( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many people report that being told they could no longer drive was even more difficult than receiving their diagnosis of Alzheimer's. This two-section program examines the numerous issues faced by dementia patients and their caregivers when a decision has to be made about driving. In section one patients and concerned family members express mutual frustration about giving up the keys as cognitive abilities decline. Section two provides insights from health care and driving safety professionals on when and how to initiate the conversation about driving cessation, and what health care specialists can do to help facilitate the situation for everyone involved
At The Breaking Point: Emotions and Ethics in Family Caregiving( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new compilation video gets to the emotional and ethical core of family caregiving. It offers short video excerpts, (3- to 8-minutes each) that reflect on several crucial aspects of family caregiving - from the effects of Alzheimer's on the spousal relationship to the right to die with dignity. Each excerpt shows real families in the midst of dealing with real challenges. Handled with unprecedented candor, each chapter provides a trigger for further discussion of the topic. Each short video also provides a way to help others acknowledge and address the specific challenges involved in caring for a loved one. The video is chaptered for easy access to a specific topic, and can be incorporated into a Power-Point presentation. Chapters: A Couple Faces Alzheimer's. A Family Faces Alzheimer's: The Nursing Home Decision. Giving Up The Keys: Driving And Dementia. Complaints Of A Dutiful Daughter. The Struggle Over Independence. A Daughter's Anguish. Dying With Dignity At Home
In their own words, domestic abuse in later life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do victim services providers and other professionals need to know about the dynamics of domestic abuse in later life, the barriers these victims have to overcome, and the justifications that abusers use to excuse such abuse?
In their own words, domestic abuse in later life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do victim services providers and other professionals need to know about the dynamics of domestic abuse in later life, the barriers these victims have to overcome, and the justifications that abusers use to excuse such abuse?
Positive images of aging( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features fourteen 3-5 min. stand-alone video segments from previously-released videos that reflect positive images of aging from various perspectives
Positive images of aging( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features fourteen 3-5 min. stand-alone video segments from previously-released videos that reflect positive images of aging from various perspectives
Circuits of fear : Anxiety disorders( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anxiety disorders, the most common mental illnesses in America, account for approximately one third of the nation's direct and indirect mental health costs each year. Drawing on the experiences of patients and the insights of medical professionals, this program examines panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Medications, therapies, and imaging technologies that are leading the way to total recovery for people with anxiety disorders are spotlighted
Alzheimer's and African Americans : echoes from the past( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The firsthand experiences of several families who are providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer's is revealed. Alzheimer's can affect the interpersonal relationships between spouses and/or adult-children who become caregivers. Interviews with health professionals explain possible causes for the higher incidences of Alzheimer's in the African-American community along with information on the diagnosis, treatment, genetic factors, financial concerns, and more
"Bob, I'm Really Busy": The Impact of Impersonal Care on the Well-Being of Persons Living with Dementia( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through five short trigger scenarios involving assistance for a person living with dementia, this DVD presents care situations that will open up discussion on how best to provide resident-specific support and assistance. Each brief scenario is designed to demonstrate the impact of a caregiver's tone, actions, and level of sensitivity to the resident's needs. This up-close-and-personal look at caregiving will give caregivers a chance to dissect and analyze how they provide care, and foster a deeper understanding of how to interact positively with persons living with dementia.--Publisher's website
More than words : a new culture of care and communicating with persons who have dementia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the same vein as the best-selling title, Choice and Challenge: Caring for Aggressive Older Adults Across Levels of Care, this new culture-changing video demonstrates (though real interactions) how person-centered care and knowledge of the resident can reduce dementia-related episodes, such as, sundowning and aggressive-protective reactions when bathing, and wanting to leave. As it pinpoints the crucial role of the CNA as caregiver and friend, it also shows the importance of communicating directly, and creating a true "relationship" with persons with dementia. Caregivers will learn valuable tips to redirect and lessen anxieties for persons with dementia while preserving their personal autonomy and dignity. The video covers: Building and maintaining a relationship. Dealing with difficult situations. Communicating to show respect. Accepting their reality. Respecting the person's preferences. Encouraging use of remaining abilities. A must-see for new and veteran caregivers!
Stroke : conversations and explanations( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Shows the emotional impact of stroke on the lives and relationships of 6 diverse couples, and provides useful information on the warning signs of stroke, preventive measures, and recent developments in treatment and rehabilitative therapy."--Container
 
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