People with Dementia Speak Out

People with Dementia Speak Out

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849052702
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 09/21/2015
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lucy Whitman is a writer, editor and trainer, and a former teacher in further education. She cared for her mother who had dementia, which inspired her first anthology, Telling Tales About Dementia: Experiences of Caring, also published by JKP. Lucy has worked extensively with family carers, and writes regularly for the Journal of Dementia Care. She lives in London, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Grandad - can you go and get a new brain? Graham Browne. 2. Are you sure you've got Alzheimer's? Alex Burton. 3. A doctor in search of a diagnosis. Jennifer Bute. 4. I'll ken it when I see it. Ross Campbell. 5. Liberation! Dizi Conti. 6. I'm gone older. Everything change. Romanina Contucci. 7. Riding the rollercoaster. Carol Cronk. 8. I still remember. Halide Eames. 9. I never get tired of dancing. Midge Flint. 10. They deal with everybody as an individual. Clarice Hall. 11. One place to another. Abdul Haque. 12. A double diagnosis. Brian Hennell. 13 Anybody been kind to me, it stays with me. Pearl Hylton. 14. Love me for who I am. Ann Johnson. 15. Down with Dementia. Sylvia Kahn. 16. Deciding to resist. Lazarus. 17. You keep-a-knockin' but you can't come in. Alex Lindsay. 18. The doors of perception. Edward McLaughlin. 19. Journey into Alzheimerland. Peter Mittler. 20. Who's afraid of the flying bombs? Lorna Moore. 21. Time to break the taboo. Rukiya Mukadam. 22. Something better. Mary Tall. 23. A Psychiatrist with Dementia. Daphne Wallace. Appendix I: Editing Challenges. Appendix II: Narrative Based Medicine. Appendix III: LGBT People with Dementia. Afterword by Graham Stokes.

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