The experience of family carers attending a joint reminiscence group with people with dementia: A thematic analysis

@inproceedings{Melunsky2015TheEO,
  title={The experience of family carers attending a joint reminiscence group with people with dementia: A thematic analysis},
  author={Nina Melunsky and Nadia Crellin and Emma Dudzinski and Martin Orrell and Jennifer Wenborn and Fiona M. Poland and Bob Woods and Georgina Charlesworth},
  booktitle={Dementia},
  year={2015}
}
Reminiscence therapy has the potential to improve quality of life for people with dementia. In recent years reminiscence groups have extended to include family members, but carers' experience of attending joint sessions is undocumented. This qualitative study explored the experience of 18 family carers attending 'Remembering Yesterday Caring Today' groups. Semi-structured interviews were transcribed and subjected to thematic analysis. Five themes were identified: experiencing carer support… CONTINUE READING

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