Dementia and reminiscence: not just a focus on the past

Julie I Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, December 2013, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2013.7.12.614

How to develop reminiscence as an activity in the care home for patients with dementia.

What is it about?

Ways that care staff can facilitate memory recall with their residents using person-centred methods are described.

Why is it important?

Dementia is an increasing condition in all types of care homes.


Mrs Julie I Swann

(NB: This article also appeared in December 2013 issue of Nursing & Residential Care and was reproduced with permission of the author and editor.)

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