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Author Welton, Jude.

Title Can I tell you about Dementia? : a guide for family, friends and carers
Published London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013


Description 1 online resource (50 pages)
Series Can I tell you about ...?
Can I tell you about-- ? series.
Contents Can I tell you about Dementia? A guide for family, friends and carers; 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. This illustrated book is an ideal way to introduce dementia to children and aid family discussions
Notes Print version record
Subject Dementia.
Older people -- Mental health.
Care Of The Elderly.
Coping With Old Age.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Alzheimer's & Dementia.
Older people -- Mental health.
Form Electronic book
Author Telford, Jane.
ISBN 9780857006349