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Furniss, Kate Atkins; Loverseed, Annie; Lippold, Tessa; Dodd, Karen – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2012
It is well established that people with Down's syndrome are more likely to develop dementia than other people and that onset of dementia is likely to occur earlier at an earlier age. The article reports on a specialist service for people with Down's syndrome and dementia. The service has offered dementia screening and assessment to people with…
Descriptors: Caring, Dementia, Semi Structured Interviews, Caregivers
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Brown, Jennifer; Dodd, Karen; Vetere, Arlene – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2010
This paper is a narrative analysis of the accounts of six older people with Down's syndrome who spent part of their childhood in institutional environments. The study aimed to find out how the participants talked about themselves. Different types of narrative analysis were used, including those of Murray ("Qualitative psychology: a practical guide…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Older Adults, Institutionalized Persons, Personal Narratives