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Leah Bisiani Jan 21, 2019

Loneliness is the ultimate poverty: Part 3

By Leah Bisiani MHlthSc/Dip Bus/Dementia and Aged Care Consultant/RN.1. This is part 3 in a series of 5 articles. Please ensure you have read Parts 1 and 2 to appreciate this information in context. The loss of joyfulness When we anticipate or experience joy, it delivers intense warmth and pleasure, of which we hold close.  This pleasure stimulates gratifying emotions, delivering wonderfully dynamic sparkles of energy that dance with gay abandon through our minds and bodies, all the way down...
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Leah Bisiani

Leah Bisiani

Dementia Consultant

Leah is a highly skilled registered nurse/dementia consultant, having completed her Masters in Health Science/dementia stream, and Diploma in Business/Frontline Management, with more than 30 years’ experience in aged care/dementia specific care. Leah is also the founder of Uplifting Dementia.

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Leah Bisiani Jan 18, 2019

Loneliness is the Ultimate Poverty: Part 2

By Leah Bisiani MHlthSc/Dip Bus/Dementia and Aged Care Consultant/RN.1. These is part 2 in a series of 5 articles. Please ensure you have read Part 1 to appreciate this information in context. Isolation and loneliness: Years ago, I found an anonymous quote that demonstrated clearly the feelings and words of an older lady living with dementia, when her need for intimacy and social interaction was neglected. ‘If I am no longer a woman, why do I still feel like one...
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Leah Bisiani Jan 11, 2019

Loneliness is the Ultimate Poverty

This article is Part 1 in a series of 5 instalments. By Leah Bisiani, MHlthSc/Dip Bus/Dementia and Aged Care Consultant/RN.1. "Empathy is... seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another and feeling with the heart of another" Alfred Adler  An ageing population and living with dementia Our ageing population is rapidly increasing globally, yet within the last 25 years it has become sadly and increasingly evident that the majority of our younger generation are responding to...
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Leah Bisiani Oct 12, 2018

Understanding the Unequivocal Rights of People Living with Dementia: Express Yourself with Behavioural Expression (Part 7) 

Please ensure you have read the published Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 and Part 6 of this article, and have located the relevant appendices. "Go and love someone exactly as they are. And then watch how quickly they transform into the greatest, truest version of themselves. When one feels seen and appreciated in their own essence, one is instantly empowered." - Wes Angelozzi Bio psychosocial/communication Understand the life transitions of the person in every...
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