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Childhood Days in Pictures By Edited by Helen Bate

Childhood Days in Pictures
by Edited by Helen Bate

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This large format book is designed for people with Alzheimer's or other conditions that cause dementia. The high quality images and short texts make it ideal for sharing with family and carers. It will appeal to those with an interest in childhood and includes images of babies and children in many familiar and less familiar situations.
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Childhood Days in Pictures Summary


Childhood Days in Pictures by Edited by Helen Bate

When someone has dementia, traditional books can become incomprehensible and meaningless. This title from the popular range of Pictures to Share books is designed to be accessible and entertaining for anyone with mid to later stage dementia who may remember their childhood and need a prompt to help them talk about it. The range of beautiful and powerful pictures and short texts combine to give a real feel of what it was like to be a child, and the things that were part of childhood from daisy chains to playground games. Images of school, coming back from a day at the seaside, catching tadpoles, playing cowboys, riding on the back of Mum's bike and even a first cigarette, all combine to take the reader back to days that may still be fresh in their minds. All the images are powerful and easy to understand, and prompt lots of memories and discussion between those with Alzheimer's or other dementia and their family, friends and carers. Even when people with dementia can no longer hold a conversation they will enjoy looking through the book and studying the pages. Arranged in a clear and easy to understand format, the book is recommended for those with dementia by the Reading Well, Books on Prescription scheme in England.

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Childhood Days in Pictures Reviews


"Showing the books to my Dad when I visit him has made it so much easier for me and Dad. They help to communicate with him and calm him down if he is feeling frustrated. It is great to see him smile when he looks at the pictures. Thank you very much for these books, it is amazing how such a small thing like a book can make a lot of difference."

About Edited by Helen Bate


Helen Bate B.A.Dip.Arch.B.A.(Hons)M.A. is a visual communication specialist being both a qualified Architect and children's book Illustrator. She has been researching and producing books for people with dementia since 2005 and has written a ground breaking and acclaimed guide to Dementia and the problems of visual perception of imagery (Too Late to Learn to Drive. Dementia, Visual Perception and the Meaning of Pictures. Pictures to Share C.I.C. 2014)

Additional information

GOR009723374
Childhood Days in Pictures by Edited by Helen Bate
Edited by Helen Bate
Pictures to Share
Used - Well Read
Hardback
Pictures to Share Community Interest Company
2011-10-01
48
0956381820
9780956381828
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.