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Visiting gran's new home

Visiting gran'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 gran in her new care home.  As the tale unfolds and dementia is clearly described, the child is reassured and understands that they can help gran 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.