"1860s photograph , a ward for non-violent women at the West Riding Asylum in Wakefield, England. Most of these patients had terminal dementia. The bonnet these women are wearing was common for female psychiatric patients at this time."
How to Communicate With Someone With Alzheimer’s – Part 1: Touch. When Traditional Words Fail, Try Connecting Through The Senses, is a 5-part series written by Author and former caregiver; Elaine Pereira. We will post each new article in her series on Friday for the next 5 weeks. Her articles are powerful and extremely helpful if you are trying to communicate with someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia. #alzheimers#dementia#elderly
The dementia guide is for anyone who has recently been told they have dementia. This could be any type of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia or mixed dementia. It will also be useful to caregivers and professionals.