Storymaking and creative groupwork with older people /Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1998Copyright date: ©1998Description: 176 pages ; 24 cmISBN:
- RC489.S74 C75 1998
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Why Groups? Aims in organising a group. Contact and connection. The group as opportunity for sharing and community. Enjoyment. Self-esteem. Reducing boredom and increasing interest. Maintaining and extending people's physical and mental abilities. Activities as an opportunity to use the person-centred approach -- 2. The Story Session. Assistance in running the group. The make-up of a group. The format of a session -- 3. Stories that Contain a Central Elderly Figure. Yaaba. Babka and the Golden Bird. Granny Evergreen. The Old Woman and the Tree Children. The Three Blue Hats. The Pedlar of Swaffham. The Three Dancing Princesses -- 4. The Theme of Loss in the Lives of Elderly People. Demeter and Persephone. Coyote and Eagle. The Crescent Moon Bear -- 5. Loss of Home and Possessions. The Water of Life. Maple Leaf Devil. The Bird of Happiness. The Widow and the Honey Pots. The Shining Fish. How the Villagers found Wisdom -- 6. The Theme of Marriage and the Joy of Union.