Resources and Links

This page offers ideas for possible resources and links helpful in using life story work.  Please let us know of any other useful sources of information and we will add them to this page.

RESOURCES:
Resources to purchase pre formatted life story books:
http://www.knowmewell.com/
http://www.pricelesstreasuresonline.com/

Templates for gathering life story work information:
http://www.dementiauk.org/information-support/life-story-work/

Videos:

The Alzheimer’s Society have produced a number of Youtube videos, of particular significance is Stan and Denise Lintern’s:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yykeknxMozk&feature=BFa&list=PLA113BFC1DF94B916&lf=plcp

Switching on a Light – an introduction to life story work was a DVD produced by Dementia Services Development Centre in Stirling.  This can now be viewed from their site:
http://dementia.stir.ac.uk/node/1738

Links to other websites:

Website of national life story network, includes a video of Dawn Brooker speaking at the National Life Story Conference about life story work and its links with person-centered care

http://www.lifestorynetwork.org.uk/

Making waves – resources for life story work with people with mental health needs:
http://www.makingwaves.org/current-work/life-story-min

Storying Sheffield – website about innovative educational / community initiative supporting local people to tell their stories:

http://www.storyingsheffield.com/

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