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Transforming the Quality of Life for People with Dementia through Contact with the Natural World

Transforming the Quality of Life for People with Dementia through Contact with the Natural World

Fresh Air on My Face

Edited by Jane Gilliard and Mary Marshall

Paperback: £16.99 / $26.95

2011, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-267-2, BIC 2: VFJG JKSG

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Introduction. Jane Gilliard and Mary Marshall. 1. Dementia, Spirituality and Nature. Malcolm Goldsmith, author of In A Strange Land and Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia and former Research Fellow, Dementia Services Development Centre, University of Stirling, Scotland. 2. Sunlight and Daylight. David McNair, Director of Lighting, Dementia Services Development Centre, University of Stirling, Scotland. 3. Living with Dementia through the Changing Seasons. Neil Mapes, Director of Dementia Adventure CIC, Essex, UK. 4. The Forget Me Not Centre. Linda Hughes, Lead Occupational Therapist, Forget Me Not Centre, Swindon, UK. 5. From Demedicalisation to Renaturalisation: Dementia and Nature in Harmony. Peter Whitehouse, Geriatric Neurologist, The Intergenerational School and Case Western Reserve University, USA, Danny George, Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine, USA, Johanna Wigg, The Vicarage by the Sea, Inc., Maine, USA and Brett Joseph, Environmental Educator and Farmer/Permaculturalist, Center for Ecological Culture, Inc., Ohio, USA. 'A Walking Panacea.' Brian and June Hennell. 6. Farming for Health: Exploring Benefits of Green Care Farms for Dementia Patients. Simone De Bruin, Researcher, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands, Simon Oosting, Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, Wageningen University, the Netherlands, Marie-José Enders-Slegers, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, the Netherlands and Jos Schols. 7. No Roof but the Sky Above My Head. James McKillop, MBE. 8. Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) for People Living with Dementia. Marcus Fellows, Chief Executive, BCOP, UK and Ann Rainsford. 9. Gardening and Dementia. Members of the Park Club, Age Concern Exeter, UK and Rachael Litherland, Innovations in Dementia, CIC, UK. 10. Allotments. Lorraine Robertson, Alzheimer Scotland. 'Things Aren't What They Used to Be.' Trevor Jarvis. 11. Creativity Outdoors. Claire Craig, Art and Design Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University, UK. 12. The Therapeutic Mountain: The AlzheimUr CENTRE (Murcia, Spain). Halldóra Arnardóttir, PhD Art Historian and Javier Sánchez Merina, Architect, Sarq Architecture Office and Hospital Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain. 13. Three Voices. Scottish Dementia Working Group. 14. Arne Naess: A Reflection. Peter Whitehouse, Geriatric Neurologist, The Intergenerational School and Case Western Reserve University, USA. 15. Nature, Spiritual Care and Dementia from an Asian Perspective. Manjit Kaur Nijjar and carers. 'Up and Away' and 'An Eyeshot in Summer.' John Killick, Poet and Writer in Residence for Alzheimer Scotland. Concluding Reflections. Jane Gilliard and Mary Marshall. The Editors. The Contributors. Index.

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