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Comics and dementia care research

Dr Ernesto Priego leads a study examining the potential of comics to enhance dementia care research.
by John Stevenson (Senior Communications Officer)
Dr Ernesto Priego a Lecturer and researcher in City's Centre for Human Computer Interaction Design is the project leader on Parables of Care, which explores the potential of comics to enhance the impact of dementia care research.

Parables of Care - a joint collaborative research project involving the Centre for Human Computer Interaction Design, The University of Chester and Douglas College (Vancouver, Canada) - is a 16-page publication presenting true stories of creative responses to dementia care in the form of comics, as told by carers and adapted from a group of over 100 case studies.

City Research Online

The publication was edited and adapted by Dr Simon Grennan (University of Chester), Dr Priego and Dr Peter Wilkins (Douglas College). Parables of Care was drawn by Dr Simon Grennan with Christopher Sperandio.

Parables of Care can be downloaded as a PDF file, under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License, from City Research Online.

Printed copies of the publication can be requested at no cost using this weblink.

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