Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 September 2007

262 Pages | 12 black and white photographs


ISBN: 9780198566878

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Living and dying with dementia

Dialogues about palliative care

Neil Small, Katherine Froggatt, and Murna Downs

  • Provides a critical, conceptual look at dementia (as opposed to a practical guide), taking an unusual narrative approach
  • Introduces personal accounts, either from patients or those caring for them, that offer a different perspective to that of the professional
  • Includes examples of care initiatives
  • Seeks to build an ethics of care
  • Explores the interaction of individual experience and social context
  • Considers what a good death with dementia might look like
  • Contains numerous photographs of people living with dementia

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