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Appearance matters: it's integral to our sense of self

Campbell, Sarah, Buse, Christina E., Twigg, Julia, Keady, J, Ward, R (2015) Appearance matters: it's integral to our sense of self. The Journal of Dementia Care, 23 (2). pp. 20-23. ISSN 1351-8372. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:53620)

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Abstract

A multi-sensory appearance biography is an exploration of a person's life-story focused on appearance which uses visual and sensory props such as clothing, jewellery, beauty products, or photographs to support story telling. This article describes what is involved in this new approach to life-story work and how it can be integrated into dementia care. It focuses on four aspects in detail: appearance signatures, routines and rituals; telling stories through everyday objects; appearance and social interactions - sharing stories; and balancing continuity with change. (Edited publisher abstract)

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: dementia, life story work;
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Lucie Patch
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2016 10:37 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:32 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/53620 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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