Keeping in Touch With Someone Who Has Alzheimer's
Jane Crisp writes in an easy-to-read fashion about the way she kept in touch with the mother she loved and valued. She gives practical ideas for how we can involve someone we love in our daily activities even when popular opinion would throw them on the scrapheap. This book is a joy to read and a resource to dip into for ideas about how you, the family member or professional carer, can celebrate and value the lives of those who have dementia.
- Practical ideas for how we can involve someone we love in our daily activities; even when popular opinion would throw them on the scrap heap
- This book is a joy to read and a resource to dip into for ideas about how you, the family member or the professional carer, can celebrate and value the lives of those who have dementia
- Discusses the imagination and ingenuity required in formulating strategies to compensate for another person’s challenges and to make our contact with them rewarding and worthwhile
- Offers encouragement to all engaging with someone who has Alzheimer’s Disease, by directing them to reflect and learn from their experience
Author / Editor Biographies
Dr Jane Crisp lectures in communication, media studies and women's studies. Her experiences with her own mother, who is now in an advanced stage of dementia, first suggested to her the possibility of drawing on her professional background to help people who are dementing and those who care for them. For the last five years Jane has been working on the language of people who are dementing and on strategies for making sense of this language. She has given talks on this work and had articles published both in Australia and overseas. During 1994 she spent six months in France, meeting and exchangi...
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