Tongues and Bellies

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​Martha had been a resident in the Care Home for quite a few years. She is Polish, and fluent in three languages; Polish, Russian and English.

Drawing of a belly dancer

As dementia progresses she is reverting more to her native tongue. Hoping to give her more chance of conversation a search was made for a kind Polish person who would be able to visit her. A contact was confident she could find willing Polish visitors and on hearing of the remit of ‘FaNs’, she offered also her talent to entertain residents as a ‘Belly Dancer’

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