‘It’s like a gold medal and it’s mine’ – dolls in dementia care

Posted on November 1st, by editor in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Are dolls and soft toys childish, patronising and demeaning to people with dementia? David Moore thought so before working at Merevale House, but his experience there – seeing the joy and comfort the dolls can bring – brought a change of mind.
Author/s: David Moore
Vol: 9, Issue: 6, pp20-22

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