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Can I Tell You About Dementia?


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Introduction. 1. Introducing Jack, who has Dementia. 2. Losing my Memory - Backwards. 3. Life Without Memories. 4. Losing Abilities. 5. Losing Words. 6. Using Words. 7. Feelings and Mood. 8. Showing My Feelings. 9. Losing Life Skills. 10 Restlessness, Sleeplessness and Wandering. 10. HOW TO HELP: Talking to Me. 11. HOW TO HELP: Share the Caring. 12. HOW TO HELP: Interesting Activities. 13. HOW TO HELP: Smile Please! 14. Dementia-Friendly Environments. 15. Dementia Facts and Figures. 16. Different Types of Dementia. 17. Organisations and Websites.

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Jack invites readers to learn about dementia from his perspective - an ideal introduction to dementia for anyone from child to adult

About the Author

Jude Welton is a freelance writer, writing mainly on the arts and originally trained as a child psychologist specialising in autism. Jane Telford is a childhood friend of the author. She is an artist and illustrator, who has exhibited paintings and drawings widely in the UK and also internationally. The book is dedicated to Jude's late father, and Jane's father, both dementia sufferers.


[...] a fresh approach to understanding dementia. In 48 pages, it provides an excellent insight into what it is like to live with dementia... The first-person perspective is a useful device for making information personal and particular... A few informative pages at the end of the book give an overview of the types of dementia, facts and figures, dementia-friendly environments and a brief list of resources for those affected by dementia. -- Nursing Standard
I found these books (Can I tell you about OCD? And Can I tell you about Dementia?) easy to read and informative making them and extremely useful and valuable addition to any school library, and they definitely fill a gap in the market. -- The School Librarian
While this book is relevant for all family members, it will certainly be of significance to children who are living with or who are close to someone with dementia. It is written in a style as understandable for children as for adults, and the information is detailed and compassionate. -- Healthy Books
Clearly written and well illustrated, this entertaining story gives a good sense of what living with dementia can be like. It is a welcome introduction to anyone (including children aged 13 and upwards) wanting to understand more about living with dementia. -- Living with Dementia, The magazine of Alzheimer's Society
The progressive loss of a loved one's "soul" to dementia can be truly devastating. However, this very helpful guide provides a shining light in the darkness and should be essential reading to anyone who is dealing with a loved one with dementia. -- Dr. John-Paul Taylor, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University

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