What I Wish People Knew About Dementia

What I Wish People Knew About Dementia: The Sunday Times Bestseller

Self Help
Paperback Published on: 02/02/2023
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Synopsis

What can a diseased brain tell us about being human, living our own lives better and helping those with dementia get the best from theirs? When Wendy Mitchell was diagnosed with young-onset dementia at the age of fifty-eight, her brain was overwhelmed with images of the last stages of the disease - those familiar tropes, shortcuts and cliches that we are fed by the media, or even our own health professionals. But her diagnosis far from represented the end of her life. Instead, it was the start of a very different one. Wise, practical and life affirming, What I Wish People Knew About Dementia combines anecdotes, research and Wendy Mitchell's own brilliant wit and wisdom to tell readers exactly what she wishes they knew about dementia.

  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • ISBN: 9781526634511
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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What I Wish People Knew About Dementia
Everybody should read this, people with dementia, their families, friends or care providers.
I found this book illuminating, my job is as a carer in care home for older adults, many of whom have one kind of dementia or another, I also have a person... READ MORE
Karen Sales