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Visiting grandad's new home

Visiting grandad's new home

Helping children understand dementia

This heart warming children's book is written by Virginia Ironside who has written several books, including seven for children.  

It explains dementia through the story of a child’s first visit to see grandad in his new care home.  Describing dementia in a clear and calm way, this downloadable tale aims to reassure children and help them understand that they can help a grandparent feel loved and wanted.

At Barchester Healthcare we pride ourselves on all our care and support. Living in one of our Memory Lane Communities enables people with a dementia to experience life in the fullest way possible. Our care is ‘person first’ in its nature and philosophy. That is to say, we continue to see the person before we see their dementia.