How can the arts help us understand dementia as something other than a deficit?
- How a loss of memory – as often experienced by people living with dementia – does therefore not imply a loss of identity.
- That a loss of a cognitive ability caused by a dementia does not have to become the defining characteristic of person -for some it can release creativity.
- The concept of individuals being ‘Situation Embodied Agents’, and how the arts are well-placed vehicles to convey this notion.
Dementia and the Arts: Sharing Practice, Developing Understanding and Enhancing Lives
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