Below are three key ones that give a flavour of the dementia experience from various standpoints.
Bryden, C. (2009) Dancing with dementia: my story of living positively with dementia Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype of people with dementia by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences.
Brooker, D. (2016) Person centred dementia care 2nd edn. Explaining the four key areas of person-centred care for people with dementia, Dawn Brooker provides a fresh definition to the important ideas that underpin the implementation and practice of dealing with this issue.
Whitman, L. (2009) Telling tales about dementia: experiences of caring 30 carers of different ages, backgrounds and circumstances share their experiences of looking after a parent, partner or friend with dementia. Their stories reveal that the quality of diagnosis, treatment and care in the UK is, in many cases, unsatisfactory
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