Can I Tell You about Dementia?: A Guide for Family, Friends and Carers

Can I Tell You about Dementia?: A Guide for Family, Friends and Carers

by Jude Welton, Jane Telford
     
 

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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 also gives advice on how to help someone with dementia stay as mentally and physically active as possible, keep safe

Overview

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 also 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.

With illustrations throughout, 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 could serve as an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849052979
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
02/15/2013
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Jude Welton originally trained as a child psychologist specialising in autism. She is a freelance writer and the author of several popular, child-friendly books published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Jude lives in Moray, Scotland.

Jane Telford is an artist and illustrator who has exhibited paintings and drawings widely in the UK and also internationally. Jane has illustrated several books published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers and lives in London.

Jude Welton is a freelance writer, writing mainly on the arts and originally trained as a child psychologist specialising in autism. Jane Telford is a childhood friend of the author. She is an artist and illustrator, who has exhibited paintings and drawings widely in the UK and also internationally. The book is dedicated to Jude's late father, and Jane's father, both dementia sufferers.

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