It can be very easy to slip into a mind set that a person with dementia can no longer do things.
This may be because they take longer, or break things, or get frustrated. But that doesn’t matter . I can’t drive a car like Jensen Button but it doesn’t mean I shouldn’t drive. There is no prescribed way or time limit for peeling a potato. It is okay to swear and curse. it can be good for the soul – in moderation. And its good for the mind and soul to keep on doing things. We don’t stop walking just because we cant do it as fast as when we were 20!
I was reminded of this when I read the latest blog post by Lee of Dementia Challengers. She says it so much better than I could ever hope to so read on