I listened to this book on my commute to work. It was really funny - many times I laughed out loud and had to restrain myself.
Even though I don't have parents with demenia, and in fact they are still quite healthy, I am interested in how we manage our growing "ageing population".
87% of older people say they want to die in their homes. only 16% ever achieve that. How can we as a society support people stay in their homes longer?
Jackie has all the answers - and she has gone through a lot to get them. I hope her wisdom spreads wide and far.
This is easy to listen too and has simple fundamental approaches that can be easily overlooked. Like, really getting to know your staff and helping them to get to know themselves. And how connectedness to the organization, the goals, the values, the team is critical for motivation.
It's uncomplicated, honest and inspiring
The story of Mr Shine - loved his attitude
We are who we think we are (and who other people say we are) but at any moment we can choose to become who we want to be. I would like to be reminded of that.
Jane Eyre - people see us differently than we see ourselves.
It made me smile - it 's warm and encouraging to read about the kindness of others.
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