Publications

Shirley’s blog
https://understandingdementia.co.uk/blog/

Booklet

2017 Understanding dementia and lessening its impact.
Twyford, Berkshire: Shirley Pearce.

Conference posters

2021 Well-being in dementia care: what is it and how can we support it?
Royal College of Occupational Therapists 44th annual conference and exhibition, online 30.06-01.07.2021.

2019 ‘Therapeutic lying’: validating the person’s view, or unprofessional conduct? 
Journal of Dementia Care 14th UK Dementia Congress, Doncaster 5-7.11.2019.

2019 It ain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it: the importance of ‘how’ in dementia. 
Inspiring, informing, involving. Royal College of Occupational Therapists 43rd annual conference and exhibition, Birmingham 17-18.06.2019.

2017 Fight, flight or “F*** off!” Challenging our understanding of behaviour in dementia. 
Inspiring, involving, informing. Royal College of Occupational Therapists 41st annual conference and exhibition, Birmingham 19-20.06.2017.

2016 Managing risk in dementia care: promoting well-being through the SPECAL® method. 
It’s time for occupation. College of Occupational Therapists 40th annual conference and exhibition, Harrogate 28-30.06.2016.

Articles

2020 ‘Therapeutic lying’: feelings are the key to our response.
Journal of Dementia Care 28(5),
16-18. [online] Available at:
https://www.journalofdementiacare.co.uk/digital-editions.htm

2020 Explaining Covid-19.
RG10 Magazine, July-Aug 2020 [online] Available at:
https://issuu.com/rg10mag/docs/jul-aug_2020/21

2019 Why does Auntie think I’m Grandma?
RG10 Magazine, May-Jun 2019 [online] Available at:
https://issuu.com/rg10mag/docs/may-jun_2019/13

2018 New charity launched in Twyford.
RG10 Magazine, May-Jun 2018 [online] Available at:
https://issuu.com/rg10mag/docs/may-jun_2018/32

2014 Dementia: descent into hell or foretaste of heaven? 
Baptist Times, 06 January. Available at:
https://www.baptist.org.uk/Articles/379675/Dementia_hell_or.aspx

2013 Dementia: contentment or terror? 
Church Times
, 18 October. Available at:
https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2013/18-october/features/features/contentment-or-terror

Podcasts & Videos

2021 Video for World OT Day 27 October.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9wV01iIgjY

2021 RG10 Magazine podcast interview.
Free course in understanding the experience of dementia.
https://soundcloud.com/user-295837449/rg10-s2-ep-23-dementia

2021 Introductory video for Dementia Action Week.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WsdQOiOczs

2020 Video for World OT Day 27 October.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjOWMwaPdFg

2020 RG10 Magazine Podcast interview.
Understanding Dementia with Shirley Pearce.
https://soundcloud.com/user-295837449/rg10-shirley-pearce

External Links

John’s Campaign:
https://johnscampaign.org.uk/#/

NHS Dementia Guide: 
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/dementia/

Testimonials

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Booklet

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