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Can I tell you about dementia? : a guide for family, friends and carers

By: Welton, Jude.
Contributor(s): Telford, Jane.
Series: Can I tell you about.London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013Description: 48 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781849052979.Subject(s): DEMENTIA | MEMORY | LANGUAGE ABILITY | FEELINGS | ACTIVITIES | CAREGIVERS | FAMILIES
Contents:
Introduction|Introducing Jack, who has dementia|Losing my memory - backwards|Life without memories|Losing abilities|Losing words|Using words|Feelings and mood|Showing my feelings|Losing life skills|Restlessness, sleeplessness and wandering|How to help : talking to me|How to help : share the caring|How to help : interesting activities|How to help : smile please!|Dementia friendly environments|Dementia - facts and figures|Different types of dementia|Getting help: recommended organisations and websites
Summary: "Meet Jack - an older man with dementia. Jack invites readers to learn about dementia from his perspective, helping them to understand the challenges faced by someone with dementia and the changes it causes to memory, communication and behaviour. He gives advice on how to help someone with dementia stay as mentally and physically active as possible, keep safe and continue to feel cared for and valued. This useful book will be an ideal introduction to dementia for anyone from child to adult. It will also guide family, friends and carers in understanding and explaining the condition and will be an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions." - BOOK JACKET
List(s) this item appears in: Dementia and Intellectual disability. Sept 2018 CM | Can I tell you about? series. Nov 2018
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Introduction|Introducing Jack, who has dementia|Losing my memory - backwards|Life without memories|Losing abilities|Losing words|Using words|Feelings and mood|Showing my feelings|Losing life skills|Restlessness, sleeplessness and wandering|How to help : talking to me|How to help : share the caring|How to help : interesting activities|How to help : smile please!|Dementia friendly environments|Dementia - facts and figures|Different types of dementia|Getting help: recommended organisations and websites

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"Meet Jack - an older man with dementia. Jack invites readers to learn about dementia from his perspective, helping them to understand the challenges faced by someone with dementia and the changes it causes to memory, communication and behaviour. He gives advice on how to help someone with dementia stay as mentally and physically active as possible, keep safe and continue to feel cared for and valued. This useful book will be an ideal introduction to dementia for anyone from child to adult. It will also guide family, friends and carers in understanding and explaining the condition and will be an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions." - BOOK JACKET

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