A Literature-Based Intervention for Older People Living with Dementia
Funded by the Headley Trust, the conclusions of this six-month study found that the literature-based intervention provided by Shared Reading produces a significant reduction in dementia symptoms and benefits the quality of life of both the residents and staff carers.
The quantitative and qualitative research also found that short and long-term memory was positively influenced, listening skills were improved and the provision of activity by an external organisation enhanced patient care.
25 Reader Leaders from across the South West came together last week for a Masterclass on Reading with Older People…
Fiona Magee, research assistant based at CRILS – Centre for Research into Reading, Literature and Society – and Reader Leader…
In our second Group of the Month, we're shining the spotlight on HMP Whitemoor, where The Reader's Brendan Harrington runs…
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