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'At Christmas time, consideration, compassion and simplicity is paramount. Empathy is fundamental when considering people living with dementia, but as a partner in care it is equally important to take time out for you, not just at Christmas but all year round.' Gina Awad
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I was reflecting on work with clients experiencing dementia and have observed that older female clients ask for their mothers and older male clients ask for their wife. Maybe when people are feeling vulnerable they seek the closest nurturer. Has anyone else found this?