In This Episode
Christy chats with Dr. Jane M. Mullins, who shares her research on the magic created by multisensory holiday reminiscence in people living with dementia and their care partners.
Dr. Jane M. Mullins is a dementia nurse consultant who has devoted over 25 years to the study and practice of dementia care. Through listening to and supporting people and their families during their diagnosis in memory clinics, caring for them in hospital and in care homes, she has helped throughout all of the stages of their condition. Jane has uncovered certain common features that may help caregivers and the people they care for find better ways of coping. Her practice experience is backed up by expert knowledge gained from keeping up to date with research with people who have dementia and their caregivers. This includes her Ph.D. which explores multisensory ways of communication and how to stay connected with loved ones living with dementia. She is currently a part time nurse lecturer at Cardiff University.
Mentioned in This Episode
- Read the book: Finding the Light in Dementia: A Guide for Families, Friends and Caregivers
- Read the blog: FindingTheLightinDementia.com
- Listen: Kookaburra call
For Care Partners
Dementia can last 20+ years. That's a long time to struggle with trial and error!
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It's time for you and your person to step into the life you deserve.
With Host Christy Turner of Dementia Sherpa (Episodes 79-current)
With Host Mike Good of Together in This (Episodes 1-78)
Mike Good founded The Alzheimer’s Podcast in May 2017. Christy appears as a guest in episodes 15, 19, 21, and 23-26. She became the featured expert on the show starting with episode 28 and appears in every episode after, except 56. When Mike decided to follow his bliss, Christy took over the show in January 2019.
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