The Dementia Letter Project

Writing good futures with dementia

This post is from Annelieke Driessen, an Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

A fieldwork memory

Title illustration by Bettina Klein.

On a Thursday afternoon in one of the three care homes in the Netherlands where I spent time doing my doctoral research, Mrs Steen and I took a walk around the building. The walk was exactly the distance that Mrs Steen had energy for. The sun was shining; we did not have to wear a coat on the only outing of her day.

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