— Embodied Personhood

This video is a series of short vignettes that reflect the notion of ’embodied person-hood’ in patients with dementia.  The purpose of these “snippettes of experience” is to challenge or unsettle health care providers’ perception of the lack of an embodied reflection of self in persons with demetia.  For example, it is possible that a person with demetia will still embody elements of who they were before the onset of dementia (and, of course, still are with dementia): their class, their culture, their personality, etc.   The video is based on research by Dr Pia Kontos of Toronto Rehabilitation Institute.

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