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Playfulness and Dementia : a Practice Guide.

Author: Kate Allan; John Killick
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012.
Series: Bradford Dementia Group.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Establishing playfulness as an essential component of dementia care, this positive and uplifting book will be key in changing attitudes and providing ideas for new and valuable ways of interacting and being with individuals with the condition. John Killick explores the nature of playfulness and the many ways in which it can enrich the lives of people with dementia, including as a means of maintaining relationships  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Allan; John Killick
ISBN: 9780857004628 085700462X
OCLC Number: 815652168
Description: 1 online resource (122 pages).
Contents: Playfulness and Dementia: A Practice Guide; Foreword; Introduction; PART I; Chapter 1 What do We Mean by Playfulness?; Chapter 2 To Play or Not to Play?; Chapter 3 What People are Already Doing; Chapter 4 Bringing Play to the Person; Chapter 5 Funshops; Chapter 6 The Dementia Monologues; Chapter 7 Home-made Humour; Chapter 8 Playfulness in the Moment; Chapter 9 Even a Few Scribbles; Chapter 10 Taking the Senses for a Walk; PART II; Chapter 11 A Licence to be Free; Chapter 12 The Moment 'Me' Returned; Chapter 13 Play the Game; Chapter 14 Your Hat's Squint; Chapter 15 Beyond Right and Wrong.
Series Title: Bradford Dementia Group.

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Establishing playfulness as an essential component of dementia care, this positive and uplifting book will be key in changing attitudes and providing ideas for new and valuable ways of interacting and being with individuals with the condition. John Killick explores the nature of playfulness and the many ways in which it can enrich the lives of people with dementia, including as a means of maintaining relationships and communication, supporting communication and generally lifting the spirits. Specific approaches already in existence are described, including improvised drama, clowning and laught.

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