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Dementia and place, practices, experiences and connections, edited by Richard Ward, Andrew Clark, Lyn Phillipson.

Dementia and place, practices, experiences and connections, edited by Richard Ward, Andrew Clark, Lyn Phillipson.
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Dementia and place
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edited by Richard Ward, Andrew Clark, Lyn Phillipson.
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Policy Press scholarship online
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practices, experiences and connections
Giving voice to the lived experiences of people with dementia across the globe, this text highlights the challenges presented as dementia care shifts to a community setting. Contributors address the social aspects of environment and, using a unique 'neighbourhood-centred' perspective, provide an innovative guide for policy and practice
Table Of Contents
Changing social connections -- Conclusion -- References -- 6 My neighbourhood, my future ...? -- 7 Enabling the neighbourhood: a case for rethinking dementia- friendly communities -- Introduction -- From 'dementia friendly communities' to 'enabling neighbourhoods' -- Project overview -- Research design -- Recruitment and data collection -- Findings -- Keeping safe -- Self-care and the comfort of place -- Holding on to the familiar -- Influencing change -- Discussion: assembling the neighbourhood -- Conclusion -- ReferencesAn infinite, unstable and challenging process of meeting problematic situations -- Conclusion -- References -- 5 Making and maintaining neighbourhood connections when living alone with dementia -- Introduction -- Background -- Neighbourhoods, ageing and dementia -- Methods -- Walking interviews, social network mapping, home tours and semi-structured interviews -- Recruitment -- The neighbourhood experiences of people living alone with dementia -- Working hard to stay connected -- Befriending by organisations and facilitated friendship -- The quiet neighbourhood atmosphereThe complex relationship between person, activity and public space -- The importance of having access to places and everyday activities in public space for people with dementia -- Problematic situations in public space -- Vulnerability and the feeling of being exposed in public space -- Clutter and crowding -- Layout variations -- Unpredictable changes -- Actions used to maintain access to everyday activities in public space -- Use of familiar activities in familiar spaces and places -- Avoiding situations leading to new problematic situations -- Use of time -- Getting help from peopleRecognising the social contribution of people with dementia -- Introduction to the chapters -- References -- 2 Understanding the meaning of neighbourhoods for people living with dementia -- Introduction -- How are neighbourhoods understood in the dementia literature? -- Research design -- Findings -- Support nearby -- Connecting as belonging -- Neighbourhoods as relational places -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- 3 Moving house with dementia -- 4 How do people with dementia manage problematic situations in public spaces? -- IntroductionFront Cover -- Dementia and Place: Practices, Experiences and Connections -- Copyright information -- Dedication -- Epigraph -- Table of contents -- List of figures and tables -- Notes on contributors -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction: Placing dementia -- Place through the lens of dementia -- Symptomology and epidemiology -- Place and therapeutic design -- Place and human rights -- Place as embodied and relational -- The what and why of neighbourhoods in a dementia context -- A neighbourhood-centred perspective: emerging plotlines for policy and practice
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