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The dementia diaries : a novel in cartoons / by Matthew Snyman and Social Innovation Lab Kent ; foreword by Angela Rippon.

  • Snyman, Matthew
Date
2016
  • Books

About this work

Description

Follow the stories of Brie, Fred, and other young caregivers as they try to understand and cope with their grandparents' dementia at all stages of the illness.

Publication/Creation

London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.

Physical description

124 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm

Notes

Originally published in the United Kingdom by Silk Publishing in 2013.

Contents

"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 -- "Nanny's Braincells": The first signs of dementia. Brie -- The driving license -- Fred- Hello Gramps -- Sarah -- The bad news -- Sam -- Nanny's braincells -- Activities -- "Puzzled": Ways of coping with dementia -- Fred -- Puzzled -- Sarah -- Missing person -- Sam -- Dance party -- Brie -- The meaning of random -- Activiites -- "Shirt, jumper, shirt, jumper, shirt, jumper, cardigan": Things change as dementia progresses. Fred -- Gramp's club -- Sarah -- Scarecrows -- Brie -- Wimbledon and the cat -- Fred -- Shirt, jumper, shirt jumper -- Sarah -- No bath for me -- Activities -- "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 -- "The Christmas Decision": Thinking about the future. Fred -- Lost Gramps -- Brie -- The Christmas Decision -- Sarah -- Not himself -- Brie -- The care home -- Sarah -- What I learnt from Grandpa -- Brie -- The garden -- Activities.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine PVV.AL

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781785920325
  • 1785920324