Dementia from the Inside

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About the Author: Dr Jennifer Bute

Dr Jennifer Bute, FRCGP, is a distinguished former General Practitioner. In 2009 she was diagnosed with early-onset dementia, and has since learned valuable ways of coping and helping others with the condition.

Summary: Dementia from the Inside

Dr Bute explores what can be done to slow the progress of dementia, and to help people living with it. Adopting the principles of neuroscientist Professor Kawashima, whose work has produced significant cognitive recover in dementia patients, Dr Bute runs Japanese Memory Groups in the dementia-inclusive village where she now lives. Using simple case studies, she shows how to communicate with people with dementia, even in advanced cases.

What people say about this book:


‘ Dr. Bute’s deep faith, training as a physician and unfailingly positive attitude together add a unique perspective to this wonderful resource. Highly recommended for care partners and people living with dementia alike!’

- Susan Macaulay, Author, blogger, dementia care advocate, http://myalzheimersstory.com


‘A ‘must read’ … it delivers exceptional insight and practical instruction and a wake-up call to radical Christian rethinking,’

- Professor Cameron G Swift, King’s College School of Medicine


‘The observant physician shines through in Dr Bute’s book, while her practical advice reveals the resourcefulness of an inventor…’

- Peter Garrard, Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience Research Centre, St. George’s, University of London


‘A rare insight into dementia by an experienced clinician who has been living with the condition for many years.’ 

- Professor Kamila Hawthorne, Royal College of General Practitioners.