Nurturing a fruitful spirit of togetherness


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

In an edited version of her address at Dementia Care 98 in Loughborough, Heli Virtanen writes about setting up a home-like group home from scratch, and the way in which this resulted in highly motivated staff teams and contented residents.
Author/s: Heli Virtanen
Vol: 6, Issue: 5, pp18-21





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