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Playfulness and dementia : a practice guide

Author: John Killick; Bradford Dementia Group.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013.
Series: Bradford Dementia Group good practice guides.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Establishing playfulness as an essential component of dementia care, this book explores the nature of playfulness and the many ways in which it can enrich the lives of people with dementia, including  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Killick; Bradford Dementia Group.
ISBN: 9781849052238 1849052239 9780857004628 085700462X
OCLC Number: 816556895
Description: 109, [8] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction.; Part I.; 1. What do we Mean by Playfulness?; 2. To Play or Not to Play?; 3. What People are Already Doing.; 4. Bringing Play to the Person.; 5. Funshops: Portrait of a Project.; 6. The Dementia Monologues.; 7. Home-made Humour.; 8. Playfulness in the Moment.; 9. Even a Few Scribbles. Sarah Zoutewelle Morris.; 10. Taking the Senses for a Walk.; Part II.; 11. A Licence to be Free. Agnes Houston.; 12. The Moment 'Me' Returned. Edward McLachlan.; 13. Play the Game. Robin Lang.; 14. Your Hat's Squint - Nicola Hodge.; 15. Beyond Right and Wrong. Ian Cameron.; References.; Further Reading.; Index.
Series Title: Bradford Dementia Group good practice guides.
Responsibility: John Killick ; foreword by Murna Downs.

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"Killick's clear, concise invitation to play reminds us that improvisation is the very core of life. This multi-voiced work provides invaluable paths to walk together, through dementia." - Anne D. Read more...

 
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