Contrasting models of support (trying again!)

As promised on Monday  I am adding these two pathways again, in a different format, and in the hope they are able to be read. The first is the Medical model of ‘care’ currently still offered as the post diagnostic pathway to people with dementia, which simply supports Prescribed Disengagement® alongside the following is the Social/disAbility pathway…

On dementia, disAbility and writing my book

Jessica Kingsley Publishers in the UK sent me a few questions to answer about what is was like when first diagnosed with dementia, how dementia has impacted my life and family, and on living beyond dementia, continuing to study and much more… you can hear my response here. My book “What the hell happened to…

Pre release book launch in London

Please join Dr Shibley Rahman and I at our Pre release book launch in London. If numbers become overwhelmingly high, we may need to change the venue, but, we won’t be changing the date! Below is the current format for the afternoon, written by Shibley for the Eventbrite booking site, and which may be subject to change: Event Details Kate…

The joys (or not) of writing a book

That’s been me the last few months, between completing work for the University of Wollongong, work with Alzheimer’s Australia, and then writing a book. Some of you already have heard via twitter or Facebook I finally submitted my manuscript for my first book about dementia at 2pm last Friday. I felt emotionally and physically drained…