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Author Snyman, Matthew

Title The Dementia Diaries : a Novel in Cartoons
Published London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016


Description 1 online resource (127 pages)
Contents The Dementia Diaries -- a novel in cartoons by Matthew Snyman; Thanks to ... ; Foreword by Angela Rippon OBE; Where This Book Started; Where This Book Has Been; Chapter One "I guess sometimes it's just easier to write it down": Meet Brie, Fred, Sarah and Sam; Brie -- Like the cheese; Fred -- Radio controlled submarine; Sarah -- Local celebrity; Sam -- Aeroplane; Activities; Chapter Two "Nanny's braincells": The first signs of dementia; Brie -- The driving licence; Fred -- Hello gramps; Sarah -- The bad news; Sam -- Nanny's braincells; Activities; Chapter Three "Puzzled": Ways of coping with dementia
Fred -- PuzzledSarah -- Missing person; Sam -- Dance party; Brie -- The meaning of random; Activities; Chapter Four "Shirt, jumper, shirt, jumper, shirt, jumper, cardigan": Things change as dementia progresses; Fred -- Gramps' Club; Sarah -- Scarecrows; Brie -- Wimbledon and the cat; Fred -- Shirt, jumper, shirt, jumper; Sarah -- No bath for me; Activities; Chapter Five "Mr Table Dancer": Although it can be, dementia's not always a scary thing; Sarah -- Mr Table Dancer; Sam -- Swearwords; Brie -- Grannie; Sarah -- Memories; Sam -- Nanny news; Activities
Chapter Six "The Christmas decision": Thinking about the futureFred -- Lost Gramps; Brie -- The Christmas decision; Sarah -- Not himself; Brie -- The care home; Sarah -- What I learnt from Grandpa; Brie -- The garden; Activities; What is Dementia?; Facts & Figures; What to Look Out For; Word Search; Information; Support; Learning Resources; Connect with Others; Quotes; A Word from the Contributors; The Social Innovation Lab for Kent (S.I.L.K.)
Summary Brie, Fred, Sarah, and Sam tell you what it's really like to care for a relative who has dementia. Funny, moving and honest, their illustrated diary entries will completely alter your understanding of dementia. The book also contains practical tips and activities for young people who have a relative with the illness
Notes In English
Print version record
Subject Dementia -- Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form Children's stories
Diary fiction
Graphic novels
Juvenile works
Diary fiction.
Graphic novels.
Journaux intimes fictifs.
Form Electronic book
Author Kent, Social Innovation Lab
Rippon, Angela
ISBN 9781784502850