When Jean Tottie took early retirement in 2007 to look after her father who was living with dementia, she discovered
New resource to improve care of those with dementia, depression and delirium! Today Life Story Network, who aim to transform
LSN was commissioned by the Department of Health, as part of their programme to improve post-diagnostic support, to find out what ‘home’ means to older people and people with memory loss in relation to their sense of identity. This is particularly pertinent to the many people with dementia who find themselves stuck in hospital waiting for social care or other resources to be available. Often these will be residential care places and – if the individual was admitted in a crisis – they may never see their home again.
The outcomes of the project have been fascinating.
Introducing life story work, a way for people with dementia to connect with their relatives, carers and the professionals working with them.
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