The diaries helping Yorkshire’s dementia sufferers

The diaries helping Yorkshire’s dementia sufferers
 

A group of dementia suffers have been keeping audio diaries in a bid to help their memory. Catherine Scott reports.
Recording regular audio diaries can improve the confidence of those living with dementia and help to reduce stigma attached to the condition, according to researchers at Leeds Beckett.
The Leeds Beckett team evaluated ‘Dementia Diaries’, a project which documents the day-to-day lives of people living with dementia in a series of audio diaries, with the aim of prompting a richer dialogue about what it is like to live with the condition.
The researchers found that participants... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 34
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