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Could it be Dementia? Losing your mind doesn't mean losing your soul Louise Morse, Roger Hitchings

ISBN:
9781854248251
Published:
28th March 2008
Format:
Paperback
Dimensions:
224 pages: 198mm x 130mm
Monarch Books
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This book puts dementia into a Christian context, insisting that loss of memory or reason does not mean a person is worthless. Dementia is in the headlines on a daily basis. Much information is available but it is all factual with no spiritual content. Yet for Christians, dementia can raise questions unlike any other condition. Why does a godly old man begin to use language that has always been anathema to him? Why does a loving mother become stubborn, and suspicious? Where is God in all of this? This book offers information and reassurance gleaned from the extensive experience of Pilgrim Homes, a network of nine Christian care homes and a foundation going back to 1807.
A journalist with a diploma in international marketing, and a post-graduate diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Louise Morse is currently Media and Communications Manager for Pilgrim Homes.|Roger has worked with elderly people most of his life. Formerly Director of Age Concern in Birmingham, and Director of the Bristol Royal Society for the Blind, he is now pastor of a church in the Midlands.

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