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Dementia in the first person: Dementia Diaries give a voice to people with dementia

Updated Wednesday 8th February 2017

The best experts in  a condition are the people living well with it.

Dementia Diaries is a project - originally established by On The Radar and now managed by the Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project. People living with dementia are given 3D printed recording devices which allow them to record, and then share, their experiences. Here's just a taste of the dozens of stories the project now hosts:

Allan Davies: Make eye contact before talking

Anne Scott: Not 'dementia Anne' at Christmas

Kathy Dunning: Why do we need another word for dementia?

Rukiya Mukadam: Dementia in my community

You can explore these - and many other diarists' perspectives - at the Dementia Diaires website.

 

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