Thoughtful Dementia Care: Understanding the Dementia Experience

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An easy-to-read and sensitive portrayal of the changing world of people with dementia due to Alzheimer's disease or other diseases, and those who care for them. Offers insights into emotional reactions and practical suggestions based on deep understanding of the way people with dementia view many situations. More

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About Jennifer Ghent-Fuller

Jennifer Ghent-Fuller worked as a nurse in Canada for over twenty-five years, the last eleven as an educator and support counsellor for people with dementia and their families and other carers. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario), a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, British Columbia), and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario). Jennifer has also worked as a volunteer in the fields of literacy and elder abuse prevention. She is now retired.

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Review by: Vivian Gouldthorpe on Feb. 26, 2013 :
This book has really clarified some very difficult situations for me and has definitely changed my interactions with my husband who has mid stage Alzheimer's. Thank you, thank you!
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Review by: Larry Litt on Nov. 20, 2012 :
As a care giver, I find that I can better understand the changes that my wife has gone through on this journey of the little known and find it less stressful after reading this book. I also am observing some of the other residents and better understand their behavours when I am there visiting my wife every day.
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Review by: Roberta Schofield on Oct. 12, 2012 :
As a carer for a person diagnosed with Alzheimers I found this book very helpfull and it made me feel less alone in our struggles with this terrible disease. I certainly would recommend it as a must read for carers, family, and friends.
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