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Engaging the person with young-onset dementia: working in partnership to support meaningful activity

Imelda cared for her husband through his journey with young-onset Alzheimer's disease. He was diagnosed at the age of 64 and died aged 68. This article describes many of the challenges that she faced in ensuring that her husband continued to experience purpose and meaning even as the ravages of the disease robbed him of his skills. She focuses on the need for the caregiver and the care professional to respond to the unique way in which the person being cared for engages with his or her world and to co-develop activities that are meaningful to them.

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Type of Reference
Jour
Type of Work
Journal article
Publisher
Policy press
ISBN/ISSN
2397-883X
Publication Year
2019
Issue Number
2
Journal Titles
International Journal of Care and Caring
Volume Number
3
Start Page
295
End Page
300