Mum and me, a journey with dementia: a personal reflection

Jones, Jackie and Ray, Mo (2016) Mum and me, a journey with dementia: a personal reflection. In: Mental health and older people: a guide for primary care practitioners. Springer, pp. 257-265. ISBN 9783319294902, 9783319294926

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Abstract

This chapter is a personal reflection of a daughter’s experience of supporting and caring for her mother, who was diagnosed with vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in 2008. As well as reflecting on the past 8 years, this chapter aims to increase awareness of the experience of living with and caring for someone with dementia. This chapter also highlights the importance of dementia care being integrated and coordinated throughout a person’s journey in dementia.

Keywords:Older people, Dementia, Living with dementia, Carer, Personal experience, Integrated care, Complex needs, Alzheimer’s disease
Subjects:L Social studies > L500 Social Work
L Social studies > L510 Health & Welfare
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
ID Code:25271
Deposited On:26 Nov 2016 10:10

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