Tag: Reminiscence/Life story
Sporting reminiscence can have a significant impact on wellbeing, but what happens when the experience becomes intergenerational? Ian James and colleagues found out
Vol 26 No 1 Page 22-24
Life story work should promote personhood, wellbeing and connections with family and friends, argue Ruth Eley and Polly Kaiser. They call for an approach based on the “Five Ps”
Vol 25 No 2 Page 22
A life story work project in an Essex NHS Trust both facilitated reminiscence and had much wider benefits in supporting people to live well. Steve Wood, Mary Kennedy and Peter Martin report on the findings of their study.
Vol 25 No 1 Page 26
“Soul Journey” is a film and exhibition project that aims to shatter common stereotypes and celebrate the creativity of people affected by dementia. Jeff Turner describes how the journey began and where it has led.
Vol 25 No 1 Page 20
People with dementia are prone to sensory deprivation, but symptoms like irritability and confusion can be avoided by using multisensory life stories. Rebecca Leighton, Coralie Oddy and Joanna Grace describe two successful approaches to sensory life story work
Vol 24 No 4 Page 28
How do we ‘read’ dementia and how much insight might people have into their own condition? Sarah Hesketh discusses an investigative project based on the stories of three people who lived in the same care home
Vol 24 No 2 Page 24
Film-making is an effective way of engaging people with dementia and improving their well-being. Andrea Capstick and colleagues explain how ‘participatory video’ gave one group an opportunity to tell their own story in film
Vol 24 No 1 Page 26 – 29
David Truswell, Mary Leung, Tom Lam and Gill Tan describe the development of the Reminiscence Tea House project, challenging stigma and providing peer support and information for the UK Chinese community
Vol 23, No 3, Pages 12-14
Sue Benson reports on a meeting of experts and enthusiasts in reminiscence work
Issue 22 No 5 Page 18
Reinhard Guss and Ian Asquith report on a life story project in Kent which involved linking undergraduate psychology students with older people admitted to mental health in-patient NHS units in East Kent.
Vol 21 No 5 Pages 10-11