Book Contents

Title: Puppetry in Dementia Care: connecting through creativity and joy

Author: Karrie Marshall  - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013 

pp 264 pb £19.99

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Introduction - The man with a kitten in his pocket
1. Old Joe knows a few things - The World of Puppetry 
2. Kissing scarves - Being Person-centred 
3. He shuts his eyes when I am here - Changes in Relationship 
4. The amazing grace of dancing birds - Communicating Beyond Words 
5. Rocky, my friend - Connecting in Times of Distress or Conflict 
6. The man who sandpapered the air, with pride - A Life Worth Living 
7. My memory is like a dolphin - Narrative Work, Puppets and Celebrations 
8. The etiquette of dreadful singing - Singing Puppets 
9. The dying lady with a diva on her bed - The World of Bed Theatre 
10. Get me that red lipstick, I'm going to the ball - Self-esteem through Puppetry 
11. 'Floby-dooby-do' - Stimulating Memories 
12. The exotic bird comes home - Animal Puppets 
13. A sentence a day - Incorporating Creativity into Daily Practice 
14. It's show time! - Puppetry as Entertainment 
15. I did it my way - Puppeteers who Live with Dementia 
Appendix I: How to Make Model Theatre Puppets 
Appendix II: How to Make Singing Sock Puppets 
Appendix III: How to Make an Adult Glove Puppet
Appendix IV: How to Make a Jointed Rod or Table-top Puppet
Appendix V: How to Make a Bird Marionette 
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