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David

by Giles Coverdale
Difficult patient on ward
Tags: written - prose - cut_adrift - dementia - care of the elderly - comp2 -

Isolation

by Georgina Mair
This work highlights the necessity of patient-centred care within dementia and the necessity for family and healthcare professionals to maintain positive presence and resilience.
Tags: visual - painting - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - dementia - care of the elderly -

Anti Mnemonist

by Anonymous

Tags: visual - cartoon - under_the_skin - dementia - care of the elderly - comp2 -

Living with Alzheimer’s

by Anonymous
A poetic insight into Alzheimer’s disease from the parallel perspectives of grandparent and grandson.
Tags: written - poetry - my_family - dementia - neurology -

Dementia Tree

by Roseanna Harrison
A graphic and subtle insight into the physiological, emotional and social effects of dementia.
Tags: visual - drawing - bone_deep - dementia -

Dementia and whole person care

by John Marshall
A medical student who was previously a carer in home for the elderly explores the challenges of connecting with residents suffering from dementia and presents an insightful case-study.
Tags: visual - painting - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - dementia - care of the elderly - comp2 -

Dementia and the Sense of Self

by Sarah Burge
Dementia viewed from the perspective of a newly emerging sense of self - as opposed to a self which is ‘less’ than before and the responsibility of others to value this process.
Tags: visual - painting - out_of_our_heads - dementia - neurology - Dementia, identity , oooh_featured -

The art of adding beauty to the brain

by Afrida Hussain
A retired GP with dementia’s insights about the unexpected opportunities and joys triggered by this condition inspire a student to re-assess her assumptions profoundly.
Tags: visual - drawing - family_and_friends - dementia - oooh_featured -