Dementia: Feelings Matter Most (Sheard)

My optimism from yesterday originated from the news that Maureen will have a Care Co-ordinator in the New Year.  Our Social Worker has played a significant role in campaigning for the missing link in Maureen’s support package:  CONTINUITY. From an initial conversation yesterday,  I’m optimistic about this development as the person responsible for resourcing a Care Co-ordinator pointed me in the direction of this man:

I had never heard of David Sheard until yesterday and I am very interested in his thoughts on Dementia Care.  Therefore, I will spend part of the Festive Period considering his thesis

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About Remember Me

I am a retired adult educator. My wife had a stroke in February 2014 and now has mixed dementia. Her recovery from stroke has been exceptional apart from 50% loss of peripheral vision and vascular damage. 'Dharma For Dementia' is my approach to being Maureem's Care Partner: it aims to end the suffering of 'Prescribed Disengagement' (Swaffer) .
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4 Responses to Dementia: Feelings Matter Most (Sheard)

  1. AmazingSusan says:

    Yep, he’s one of the world pioneers for better care.

    Like

  2. dbb34 says:

    Continuity is also a problem here too. Everyone nods, agrees and then just go their own merry ways.

    Like

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