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Leah Bisiani Feb 7, 2019

Loneliness is the Ultimate Poverty: Part 5

By Leah Bisiani, MHlthSc/Dip Bus/Dementia and Aged Care Consultant/RN.1 Part 5 of 'Loneliness is the Ultimate Poverty'. Please ensure you have read parts 1-4 to appreciate this information in context. Music- dance to the beat of your own drum “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything." Plato When we contemplate music as a feature of a person’s personality and recall, we appreciate the sensory stimulation and...
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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 31, 2019

Loneliness is the Ultimate Poverty: Part 4

By Leah Bisiani, MHlthSc/Dip Bus/Dementia and Aged Care Consultant/RN.1 This is part 4 of a 5-part series, 'Loneliness is the Ultimate Poverty', written by Leah Bisiani. Please ensure you have read parts 1-3 to appreciate this information in context. The language of communication People living with dementia often attempt to search for such meaning by reminiscing about the defining periods within the rich tapestry of their lives. Without the ability to connect and retain relationships with those around us...
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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 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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