Dementias pp 273-285 | Cite as

GENTLECARE: the Prosthetic Life Care Approach to Providing Dementia Care at Home or in Institutions

  • M. J. D. Jones


Mother Theresa has been quoted in the London Observer (1971) as saying: “The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted”[1]


Family Caregiver Familiar Object Dementia Care Impaired People Familiar Pattern 
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    Friel McGowin D (1993) Living in the labyrinth. Delacorte, New York, p viiiGoogle Scholar

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