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"Their Capacity to Delight": Knowing Persons with Dementia through Haiku

Kocher_dementiathroughhaiku.pdf

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Title

"Their Capacity to Delight": Knowing Persons with Dementia through Haiku

Subject

Haiku--appreciation
Alzheimer's Disease--therapy.
Alzheimer's disease--Social aspects
Haiku--theses and dissertations

Description

Poetry and music have both been shown to help build bridges to the minds of those with dementia. This thesis, based on sessions spent by the author, a haiku poet, with persons with dementia, explores the question whether using haiku to nurture the capacities of those with dementia might help to bring hope into a dismal picture.

Creator

Kocher, Philomene

Source

A thesis submitted to the Faculty of Education in conformity with the requirements for the degree of Master of Education, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Publisher

Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario,
Canada

Date

April, 2008

Rights

All rights reserved. This thesis is republished here with the kind permission of the author.

Format

application/pdf

Language

eng

Type

thesis